Most of the links from the book titles below will lead you to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about the book, read reviews about it, and order it if you’d like. Most of these books can be purchased through other book sellers, as well, or found at your local library.
After the Funeralby Jane Lorette Winsch, 1995Reassures about common fears following a death; multicultural.
Cemetery Quiltby Kent and Alice Ross, Houghton MifflinA very wise story of a girl who goes to her grandfather's funeral and talks to her grandmother about death and how she feels.
Daddy's Chair (Shiva)by Sandy Lanton, 1990Michael comes to terms with Daddy's death during the week of observing Shiva.
I Had A Friend Named Peterby Janice Cohn, 1987 Picture book - Parents and teacher explain death, funeral and burial.
The Mountains of Tibet: A Child's Journey Through Living and Dyingby Mordicai Gerstein, Barefoot Books, Ltd., 1987Tibetan Buddhist teachings on life and death in picture book form.
Tell Me, Papa (Ages 6-10)by Joy and Marv JohnsonPublisher: Centering Corporation, 1978, 1-402-553-1200A grandfather speaks to children of funerals - explaining preparation of the body, role of funeral director, vocabulary of death-related things. It is also a compassionate story.
Thank You for Coming to Say Goodbyeby J. Roberts and J. JohnsonCompassionate information on how to involve children in funerals - before, during and after.
To Comfort and To Honorby Jeanne Daly McIntee, 1998A guide for planning funerals that encourages family involvement.
Allina Health Grief Resources
Judy Young, M Ed, manager of education and bereavement, Allina Health Home Care Services