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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139 books · 102 voters · list created September 15th, 2011 by Maranda Russell (votes) .
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Maranda 1408 books
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Path 2576 books
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Lisa 900 books
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Carol 2365 books
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Darlene 994 books
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Jan 478 books
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Jobiska (Cindy) 3881 books
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Zantippy 135 books
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Randy Smith May I recommend A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Buchanan Smith?


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Jennifer New books to add:
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My Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Anderson


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