School Psych Corner: Books to Help Children Cope with the Death of a Loved One
[Source: North Shore Pediatric Therapy]
Books are powerful and serve a variety of purposes. Reading books can provide individuals with entertainment, knowledge, and skills. For children who are not yet able to read, books may represent special bonding time with a parent, caregiver, or older sibling. You may not have realized it, but books provide a great resource for social-
emotional learning. Examples include books about going to school for the first time, making friends, dealing with bullies, managing anger, and the list goes on. Other children’s books are written about specific adversities such as divorce, death, or illness to name a few. The focus of today’s blog is using books for helping children understand and process the experience of losing a loved one. Below is a list of books that can be helpful in supporting children’s understanding of death, dying, and the grieving process.
Read the Rest of this Article and the Book List on the North Shore Pediatric Therapy Blog