Loss Of A Pet

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Want to talk about death to a child who's lost a pet? These books may help.


Elizabeth Partridge, Lauren Castillo
Description: Big Cat Pepper has always been part of the family, but after he grows very old and dies, the boy who loves him comes to understand his mother's reassurance that "his spirit is forever and can fly, fly, fly."
Call Number: E Par
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Cynthia Rylant
Description: God created Cat Heaven, with fields of sweet grass where cats can play, kitty-toys for them to enjoy, and angels to rub their noses and ears.
Call Number: E Ryl
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Cynthia Rylant
Description: God created Dog Heaven, a place where dogs can eat ice cream biscuits, sleep on fluffy clouds, and run through unending fields.
Call Number: E Ryl
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Robie H Harris, Jan Ormerod
Description: A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.
Call Number: E Har
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood
Description: One day when Harry comes home from school, his faithful companion Hopper isn't there to greet him, in a touching story about the process of healing after losing a beloved pet.
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Hans Wilhelm
Description: A child's sadness at the death of a beloved dog is tempered by the remembrance of saying to it every nignt, "I'll always love you."
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Sebastian Loth
Description: Zelda is a young duck that lives in the garden. Her friend Crystal is a turtle who is growing old. The two do many things together. One day Crystal is not in the garden. But friendship never dies.
Call Number: E Lot
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Stephen Huneck
Description: A beloved dog dies and goes to Heaven where she lives happily and helps to find her family on earth a new pet.
Call Number: E Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Barbara Walsh, Jamie Wyeth
Description: A little girl tells about her special pet, Sammy, "the best hound dog in the whole world," and how, after he becomes sick and dies, she comes to know the truth of her mother's words, that Sammy's spirit is everywhere.
Call Number: E Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Corinne Demas, Ard Hoyt
Description: When her dog Lulu dies, a girl grieves but then continues with her life.
Call Number: E Dem
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Suzann Yue, Lin Wang
Description: Savy is worried. Her dog, Snort, is very sick, and Savy's parents say that Snort needs to leave them and go to heaven. Savy and her family explore different ways to grieve for and remember a beloved pet.
Call Number: E Yue
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
Description: Sister Bear loves taking care of her pet goldfish, Goldie. Sister feeds Goldie every morning and evening, cleans out her tank, and even gets her a beautiful fishbowl castle! But when Papa and Mama find Goldie floating belly-up in her tank, they worry about how Sister will feel. How will the Bear family cope with the loss of Goldie, the best goldfish in the world?
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Frances Hill, Vera Rosenberry
Description: Neighborhood children imaginatively stage funerals for dead bugs, but they experience real sadness following the death of a pet.
Call Number: E Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Bill Cochran, Dan Andreasen
Description: Mike and his dog Corky plan to be best friends forever, so when Corky becomes sick and dies, Mike is angry about the broken promise.
Call Number: E Coc
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
Mary Schlangen
Description: "When a young girl is faced with losing her special dog, Zoe, she embarks on a magical adventure with her companion."--Cover p. [4].
Call Number: E Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: May 23, 2014
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Big Cat Pepper
Elizabeth Partridge, Lauren Castillo
E Par
Sammy In The Sky
Barbara Walsh, Jamie Wyeth
E Wal
Cat Heaven
Cynthia Rylant
E Ryl
Saying Goodbye To Lulu
Corinne Demas, Ard Hoyt
E Dem
Dog Heaven
Cynthia Rylant
E Ryl
Snort's Special Gift
Suzann Yue, Lin Wang
E Yue
Goodbye Mousie
Robie H Harris, Jan Ormerod
E Har
The Berenstain Bears Lose A Friend
Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain, Mike Berenstain
E Ber
Harry & Hopper
Margaret Wild, Freya Blackwood
E Wil
The Bug Cemetery
Frances Hill, Vera Rosenberry
E Hil
I'll Always Love You
Hans Wilhelm
E Wil
The Forever Dog
Bill Cochran, Dan Andreasen
E Coc
Remembering Crystal
Sebastian Loth
E Lot
Zoe's Goodbye
Mary Schlangen
E Sch
Sally Goes To Heaven
Stephen Huneck
E Hun