Best Children's Books About Death

Some of the stories that stay with us the longest are the ones about the loss of a loved one. Which children's books about loss really affected you?
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123 books · 88 voters · list created September 15th, 2011 by Maranda Russell (votes) .
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Maranda 1357 books
511 friends
Path 2578 books
44 friends
Lisa 850 books
187 friends
Carol 1820 books
575 friends
Darlene 817 books
703 friends
Jan 298 books
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Jobiska (Cindy) 3771 books
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Zantippy 135 books
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message 1: by Randy (new)

Randy Smith May I recommend A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Buchanan Smith?


message 3: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer New books to add:
Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt
My Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Anderson


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