And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing
And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing
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And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing

Published by American Cancer Society
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Winner: 2013 National Health Information Award, Silver; 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children’s Picture Book; 2012 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Bronze, Mind/Body/Spirit, Self-Esteem; 2012 Mom’s Choice Award, Gold, Juvenile Level 2 Books 9-12, Mind/Body/Spirit; 2012 USA Best Book Award, Parenting/Family: General; 2012 Association Trends All-Media Contest Finalist Responding to the fact that coping with a parent s death can be especially hard on young children, this beautifully written and illustrated book is a valuable resource for parents and counselors. Ten-year-old Emily and seven-year-old Ben must deal with the loss of their mother to cancer. Guided by conversations with their father, they embark on a journey of grief and healing, each searching for a path to acceptance. Along the way, both children realize that their mother will always be with them in their hearts. And just as their mother s flowers had bloomed in the garden, Emily and Ben emerge from the darkness of grief to bloom once more. Using nature as a backdrop for the cycles of life, this moving story emphasizes hope and healing and will connect with all readers who have lost a loved one. “

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781604430363
    Publication Date
    June 25, 2012
    Page Count
    48
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2012006637
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1604430362

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