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Schmitt, Adam P.
ISBN: 9781536200928
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

Jimmy is about to learn the following… a long list of lessons surrounding death and grief. When Jimmy’s wild cousin,…

Grandmother’s Visit
Quan, Betty
ISBN: 9781554989546
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

Toronto writer, Betty Quan, has written her first picture book to help young children begin the discussion about the grief…

Far From Fair
Arnold, Elana K.
ISBN: 9780544602274
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 8, Grade 9

Things that aren’t fair: Odette begins a list of ‘things that aren’t fair, from living in a motorhome (coach) to…

Cry Heart, But Never Break
Ringtved, Glenn
ISBN: 978-1592701872
Grades: Grades 7 to 9, K-6

Often, we are at a loss when we talk with children about death. Cry Heart, But Never Break broaches the…

Missing Nimama
Florence, Melanie
ISBN: 9780993935145
Grades: Grades 7 to 12, Parent Resource, Teacher Resource

“Where is my mother?” “Lost”, she (Nôhkom) says. This heartwarming and heartbreaking story is of a young Cree girl who…

Condie, Ally
ISBN: 97803991887193
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

Summer would be the same and never the same.  Last summer we had a dad and a brother and then…

All We Have is Now
Schroeder, Lisa
ISBN: 9780545802536
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Prolific teen author Lisa Schroeder asks the important question “what would you do with your last day on Earth?” in…

That Squeak
Beck, Carolyn
ISBN: 9781554552931
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

That Squeak is a first person narrative of lose and acceptance. Joe and Jay were best friends. They had so many wonderful…

Love Letters to the Dead
Dellaira, Ava
ISBN: 9780374346676
Grades: 9 to 12

First-time novelist Ava Dellaira crafts a profoundingly moving meditation on grief and one girl’s journey through life’s challenges using letters to…


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