Top 10 Bereavement Books

    Where the Red Fern Grows
    6.5
    01
    Where the Red Fern Grows
    Written by Wilson Rawls
    Ida, Always
    6.0
    02
    Ida, Always
    Written by Caron Levis & illustrated by Charles Santoso
    Wherever You Are
    5.9
    03
    Wherever You Are
    Written and illustrated by Nancy Tillman
    Bridge to Terabithia
    5.8
    04
    Bridge to Terabithia
    Written by Katherine Paterson & illustrated by Donna Diamond
    Something Very Sad Happened
    5.0
    05
    Something Very Sad Happened
    Written by Bonnie Zucker & illustrated by Kim Fleming
    No Matter what
    5.0
    06
    No Matter what
    Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori
    The Invisible String
    5.0
    07
    The Invisible String
    Written by Patrice Karst & illustrated by Geoff Stevenson
    Mayday
    5.0
    08
    Mayday
    Written by Karen Harrington
    The Memory Box
    4.8
    09
    The Memory Box
    Written by Joanna Rowland & illustrated by Thea Baker
    The Goodbye Book
    4.8
    10
    The Goodbye Book
    Written and illustrated by Todd Parr

If your child and family has lost someone dear to you, these books about bereavement can be a comfort for children as they realize that they're not alone. Whether they lost a pet, a friend, or a family member, these are the best books you can read with your child to help them better understand death and cope with the resulting emotions.

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4.5
I Miss You
4.3
A Terrible Thing Happened
3.5
Gentle Willow
3.3
Lifetimes
3.0
Goodbye to Goldie
The Girl with More Than One Heart
Finn's Feather
Grandpa's Stories
Old Yeller
Someone I Love Died
Boats for Papa
4.5
The End of Something Wonderful
The Funeral
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
Windfall
A Last Goodbye
I'll Always Love You
4.5
Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
4.0
Saying Goodbye to Lulu
3.5
What's Heaven?
3.0
One Wave at a Time
Waiting for Augusta
A Stone for Sascha
My Old Pal, Oscar
The Afterwards
Charlotte's Web
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The Thing About Jellyfish
The President Sang Amazing Grace
4.8
The Reckless Club
Missing Jack
A Grief Observed
The Land of Yesterday