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I wish I was sick, too!

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Brandenberg, Franz, Aliki [ill.]. New York, NY: New York Review Children's Collection , 1976.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 150 BRA 1976
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
Edward is sick and Elizabeth is well, and nothing could be more unfair! Edward gets to stay in bed and everyone treats him like a prince. Elizabeth has to get out of bed, get dressed, go to school, come home and do chores, finish her homework and practice the piano. "I wish I was sick too!" Elizabe…
Author
Brandenberg, Franz
Aliki [ill.]
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
New York Review Children's Collection
Publication Date
1976
Physical Description
Hardover; no pagination
Subject
Sibling Relationships
Children's Emotions
Abstract
Edward is sick and Elizabeth is well, and nothing could be more unfair! Edward gets to stay in bed and everyone treats him like a prince. Elizabeth has to get out of bed, get dressed, go to school, come home and do chores, finish her homework and practice the piano. "I wish I was sick too!" Elizabeth complains, and soon, to her dawning dismay, her wish is granted. Jealousy and kindness, fairness and responsibility, the passionate complaints and pleasures of childhood are well represented here by a close-knit and surprisingly intellectual cat family, drawn with good humor and sympathy by the illustrator-author couple, Aliki and Franz Brandenberg. The perfect book to read when you're sick, or when you're well and wish you were sick too.
ISBN
9781681372280
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 150 BRA 1976

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Lifetimes: The beautiful way to explain death to children

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Mellonie, Bryan, Ingpen, Robert. [Toronto, ON]: Bantam Books , 1983.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 250 MEL 1983
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Life and death are explained in a sensitive, caring way using examples from nature and lovely illustrations.
Author
Mellonie, Bryan
Ingpen, Robert
Place of Publication
[Toronto, ON]
Publisher
Bantam Books
Publication Date
1983
Physical Description
Paperback, ill, (unpaged)
Subject
Coping with Death
Children and Grief
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Picture Books
Abstract
Life and death are explained in a sensitive, caring way using examples from nature and lovely illustrations.
ISBN
0553344021
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 250 MEL 1983

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On children and death: How children and their parents can and do cope with death

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Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster , 1983.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 KUB 1983
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This book is based on a decade of working with dying children and was written to help parents and families cope with the terminal illness or sudden death of a child. It speaks directly to the fears, doubts, anger, confusion, and anguish that parents and families are faced with.
Author
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date
1983
Physical Description
Softcover: 271 pages
Subject
Coping with a Child's Death
Grief. Bereavement
Coping with Death
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Abstract
This book is based on a decade of working with dying children and was written to help parents and families cope with the terminal illness or sudden death of a child. It speaks directly to the fears, doubts, anger, confusion, and anguish that parents and families are faced with.
ISBN
0-684-83939-3
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 KUB 1983

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Badger's parting gifts

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Varley, Susan. New York, NY: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books , 1984.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 200 VAR 1984
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
An uplifting story for parents and children of old Badger's friends remembering him as their confident advisor and friend, after he dies.
Author
Varley, Susan.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books
Publication Date
1984
Physical Description
Paperback, 19 p.
Subject
Grief. Bereavement
Picture Books
Children and Grief
Abstract
An uplifting story for parents and children of old Badger's friends remembering him as their confident advisor and friend, after he dies.
ISBN
0688115187
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 200 VAR 1984

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No Fears...No Tears: Children with cancer coping with pain [DVD]

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Kuttner, Leora (Producer & Director). [Ottawa, ON]: Canadian Cancer Society , 1986.
Material Type
Video
Call Number
FE 550 KUT 1986b
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
A demonstration of various pain management techniques. Children and their parents learn various coping methods for frightening or painful treatment procedures.
  1 image  
Author
Kuttner, Leora (Producer & Director)
Place of Publication
[Ottawa, ON]
Publisher
Canadian Cancer Society
Publication Date
1986
Physical Description
1 DVD: 27:57 min.
Subject
Children with Cancer-Coping
Pain
Abstract
A demonstration of various pain management techniques. Children and their parents learn various coping methods for frightening or painful treatment procedures.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Call Number
FE 550 KUT 1986b

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How to get your kid to eat...but not too much: From birth to adolescence

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Satter, Ellyn. Palo Alto, Ca.: Bull Publishing Co. , 1987.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
BB 200 SAT 1987
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Offers help for parents dealing with children who: won't eat, overeat, eat only peanut butter, or who are always hungry after dinner.
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Author
Satter, Ellyn
Place of Publication
Palo Alto, Ca.
Publisher
Bull Publishing Co.
Publication Date
1987
Physical Description
396 p.
Subject
Feeding and Nutrition
Children's Health-Diet/Nutrition
Abstract
Offers help for parents dealing with children who: won't eat, overeat, eat only peanut butter, or who are always hungry after dinner.
ISBN
0915950839
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
BB 200 SAT 1987

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Lee: The rabbit with epilepsy

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Moss, Deborah M., Schwartz, Carol (ill.). United States: Woodbine House , 1989.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 470 MOS 1989
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This story follows Lee from her first seizure, to the doctor's office, and then home with new medication to control her seizures. It's a tale for young children with epilepsy.
Alternate Title
Lee the rabbit with epilepsy
Author
Moss, Deborah M.
Schwartz, Carol (ill.)
Place of Publication
United States
Publisher
Woodbine House
Publication Date
1989
Physical Description
Hardcover; 23 pages
Subject
Seizure Disorders. Epilepsy
Seizure Disorders-Children
Abstract
This story follows Lee from her first seizure, to the doctor's office, and then home with new medication to control her seizures. It's a tale for young children with epilepsy.
ISBN
9780933149328
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 470 MOS 1989

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Show me what my friends can see: A developmental guide for parents of babies with severely impaired sight and their professional advisors

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Sonksen, Patricia, Stiff, Blanche. London, UK: Institute of Child Health , 1991.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FH 300 SON 1991
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
A book aimed at helping parents of visually impaired babies by providing activities and play ideas.
Author
Sonksen, Patricia
Stiff, Blanche
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Institute of Child Health
Publication Date
1991
Physical Description
Paperback, 64 p.
Subject
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Child Development
Blindness
Blindness-Coping
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
A book aimed at helping parents of visually impaired babies by providing activities and play ideas.
ISBN
095175260
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FH 300 SON 1991

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Little tree: A story for children with serious medical problems

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Mills, Joyce C., Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator). New York, NY: Magination Press , 1992.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 1992
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
In this healing story, a little tree loses some of her branches in a storm. She experiences emotions of fear, self-blame, and worry so common to children facing serious medical problems. The little tree in the forest survives the storm and learns that although many branches and leaves were lost, sh…
Author
Mills, Joyce C.
Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
1992
Physical Description
Softcover: ill., 28 p.
Subject
Self-Concept (includes self-esteem)
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Children's Health-Accidents and Injuries
Picture Books
Abstract
In this healing story, a little tree loses some of her branches in a storm. She experiences emotions of fear, self-blame, and worry so common to children facing serious medical problems. The little tree in the forest survives the storm and learns that although many branches and leaves were lost, she still has deep roots, a strong trunk and a beautiful heart. Children will discover that they too have strengths and abilities for living happy lives. A relaxation exercise is included.
ISBN
0945354517
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CF 200 MIL 1992

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What about me?: When brothers and sisters get sick

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Peterkin, Allan, Middendorf, Frances (Illustrator). New York, NY: Magination Press , 1992.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 860.5 PET 1992
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
Illustrated book dealing with the many complicated feelings the well child experiences in a situation where a sibling is ill: guilt about having caused the illness, fear that the sibling will die, anger over being left out, anxiety about catching the sickness, and longing for life to return to the …
Author
Peterkin, Allan
Middendorf, Frances (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
1992
Physical Description
Softcover: 30 p.
Subject
Children Coping with Family Illness
Sibling Relationships
Picture Books
Abstract
Illustrated book dealing with the many complicated feelings the well child experiences in a situation where a sibling is ill: guilt about having caused the illness, fear that the sibling will die, anger over being left out, anxiety about catching the sickness, and longing for life to return to the way it was.
ISBN
0945354487
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 860.5 PET 1992

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Gentle willow: A story for children about dying

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Mills, Joyce C., Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator). Washington, DC: Magination Press , 1993.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 250 MIL 1993
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
A comforting story which helps children deal with the their own death, death of friends, a family member, or even pets. A loving and tender tale that addresses our feelings of sadness, love, disbelief, and anger.
Author
Mills, Joyce C.
Chesworth, Michael (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
1993
Physical Description
Hardcover, col. ill. (unpaged).
Subject
Coping with Death
Children and Grief
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Abstract
A comforting story which helps children deal with the their own death, death of friends, a family member, or even pets. A loving and tender tale that addresses our feelings of sadness, love, disbelief, and anger.
ISBN
945354541
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GV 250 MIL 1993

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The worst loss: How families heal from the death of a child

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Rosof, Barbara D. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, Inc. , 1994.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 ROS 1994
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This book will help families who have experienced the loss of a child to know what they are facing, understand what they are feeling, and appreciate their own needs and timetables.
Author
Rosof, Barbara D.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Henry Holt and Company, Inc.
Publication Date
1994
Physical Description
Paperback, xiii, 290 p.
Subject
Coping with a Child's Death
Coping with a Sibling's Death
Grief. Bereavement
Coping with Death
Abstract
This book will help families who have experienced the loss of a child to know what they are facing, understand what they are feeling, and appreciate their own needs and timetables.
ISBN
0-8050-3241-X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 ROS 1994

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When Molly was in the hospital: A book for brothers and sisters of hospitalized children

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Duncan, Debbie. Windsor, CA: Rayve Productions , 1994.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 DUN 1994
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
This is a book offering support for young children when a brother or sister is in hospital. It explores the emotions that go through children's minds when a sibling is in hospital.
Author
Duncan, Debbie
Place of Publication
Windsor, CA
Publisher
Rayve Productions
Publication Date
1994
Physical Description
Hardcover, unpaged, ill.
Subject
Children's Hospitalization
Picture Books
Abstract
This is a book offering support for young children when a brother or sister is in hospital. It explores the emotions that go through children's minds when a sibling is in hospital.
ISBN
1877810444
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 DUN 1994

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Bereaved children and teens: A support guide for parents and professionals

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Grollman, Earl A. [Boston, MA]: Beacon Press , 1995. Rev. ed. of: Explaining death to children. 1967. .
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 200 GRO 1995
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This is a comprehensive resource for parents, teachers, counselors, health-care professionals, clergy and others concerned about the children in their lives. Suggests ways of explaining death to children and teens from a number of perspectives eg. philosophical, cultural and religious.
Author
Grollman, Earl A.
Edition
Rev. ed. of: Explaining death to children. 1967.
Place of Publication
[Boston, MA]
Publisher
Beacon Press
Publication Date
1995
Physical Description
xii; 238 p.
Subject
Grief. Bereavement
Coping with Death
Children's Emotions
Emotional Health
Abstract
This is a comprehensive resource for parents, teachers, counselors, health-care professionals, clergy and others concerned about the children in their lives. Suggests ways of explaining death to children and teens from a number of perspectives eg. philosophical, cultural and religious.
ISBN
080702306X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 200 GRO 1995

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Touch the sky: Stress management guide for parents of children with cancer

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Adams, David W., Kuttner, Leora Tamar, Rozanski, Rudy. [Toronto, ON]: Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Canada , 1996.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FE 555 ADA 1996
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
Series produced by the Candlelighters Foundation to help Parents and Families Cope with their child's cancer diagnosis and processes.
Author
Adams, David W.
Kuttner, Leora Tamar
Rozanski, Rudy
Corporate Author
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Canada
Place of Publication
[Toronto, ON]
Publisher
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation Canada
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
iii, 89 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject
Children with Cancer-Coping for the Family
Children with Cancer
Children with Cancer-Coping
Children with Coping for the Parents
Cancer-Coping
Abstract
Series produced by the Candlelighters Foundation to help Parents and Families Cope with their child's cancer diagnosis and processes.
Notes
Four Parts to be checked out together: 1. Stress Management Guide for Parengts of Children with Cancer 2. Children's workbook 3. Audio Cassette a.) Scenes from Innerland...... 4. Audio Cassette b.) Volume I, Breathing and Visualizing......
ISBN
096961263X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
FE 555 ADA 1996

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First impressions: Module 1: Male hygiene

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Stanfield, James. Santa Barbara, CA: James Stanfield Co. , 1996.
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
STACKS GD 205 STA 1996a
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
This program demonstrates how to care for a man's personal hygiene. The video begins by outlining why personal hygiene is important, and the consequences for poor personal hygiene in a humorous manner. Basic facts, concepts and skills relevant to the practice of good basic hygiene and cleanliness …
Author
Stanfield, James
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara, CA
Publisher
James Stanfield Co.
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
1 DVD + 1 guide
Series
First Impressions
Subject
Young Adults - Social Behaviour
Men's Health-Hygiene
Young Adults-Hygiene
Abstract
This program demonstrates how to care for a man's personal hygiene. The video begins by outlining why personal hygiene is important, and the consequences for poor personal hygiene in a humorous manner. Basic facts, concepts and skills relevant to the practice of good basic hygiene and cleanliness are presented in a clear manner. Part 1 illustrates the steps involved in showering for men, as well as what products to use in the shower, and ends with instructions on how to towel dry. Part 2 includes information on hand hygiene, toileting issues for men, testicular exams, and signs of genital infection.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
STACKS GD 205 STA 1996a

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First impressions: Module 2: Grooming: Female version

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Stanfield, James. Santa Barbara, CA: James Stanfield Co. , 1996.
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996c
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Divided into two parts, this program demonstrates how to groom yourself if you are female, and why proper grooming is so important. Part 1 discusses what grooming means, and why, both socially and for the sake of good personal hygiene, grooming should be a part of your everyday routine. Part 2 in…
Author
Stanfield, James
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara, CA
Publisher
James Stanfield Co.
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
1 DVD + 1 guide
Series
First impressions
Subject
Young Adults - Social Behaviour
Women's Health-Hygiene
Young Adults-Hygiene
Abstract
Divided into two parts, this program demonstrates how to groom yourself if you are female, and why proper grooming is so important. Part 1 discusses what grooming means, and why, both socially and for the sake of good personal hygiene, grooming should be a part of your everyday routine. Part 2 includes information on hair care, skin care, nail care and dental care.
Notes
Audience: counselling professionals, educators, parents, person with a disability and support workers.
Special feature: teacher's guide
Training Material: Yes
Old Access ID: 1069
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996c

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First impressions: Module 2: Grooming: Male version

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Stanfield, James. Santa Barbara, CA: James Stanfield Co. , 1996.
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996d
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Divided into two parts, this program demonstrates how to groom yourself if you are male, and why proper grooming is so important. Part 1 discusses what grooming means, and why, both socially and for the sake of good personal hygiene, grooming should be a part of your everyday routine. Part 2 incl…
Author
Stanfield, James
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara, CA
Publisher
James Stanfield Co.
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
1 DVD + 1 guide
Series
First impressions
Subject
Young Adults - Social Behaviour
Men's Health-Hygiene
Young Adults-Hygiene
Abstract
Divided into two parts, this program demonstrates how to groom yourself if you are male, and why proper grooming is so important. Part 1 discusses what grooming means, and why, both socially and for the sake of good personal hygiene, grooming should be a part of your everyday routine. Part 2 includes information on hair care, skin care, nail care and dental care.
Notes
Audience: counselling professionals, educators, parents, person with a disability and support workers.
Special feature: teacher's guide
Training Material: Yes
June 21/13 - Copy 1 barcode 015062 listed as missing.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996d

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First impressions: Module 1: Female hygiene

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Stanfield, James. Santa Barbara, CA: James Stanfield Co. , 1996.
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996a
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This program demonstrates how to care for a woman's personal hygiene. The video begins by outlining why personal hygiene is important, and the consequences for poor personal hygiene in a humorous manner. Basic facts, concepts and skills relevant to the practice of good basic hygiene and cleanlines…
Author
Stanfield, James
Place of Publication
Santa Barbara, CA
Publisher
James Stanfield Co.
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
1 DVD + 1 guide
Series
First Impressions
Subject
Young Adults - Social Behaviour
Women's Health-Hygiene
Young Adults-Hygiene
Abstract
This program demonstrates how to care for a woman's personal hygiene. The video begins by outlining why personal hygiene is important, and the consequences for poor personal hygiene in a humorous manner. Basic facts, concepts and skills relevant to the practice of good basic hygiene and cleanliness are presented in a clear manner. Part 1 illustrates the steps involved in showering for females, as well as what products to use in the shower, and ends with instructions on how to towel dry. Part 2 includes information on hand hygiene, toileting issues for women, breast self-exam, and signs of genital infection.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Call Number
GL 850 STA 1996a

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Finding your way: Grieving the death of your child

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Reimer, Joanne Chekryn, Davies, Betty. [Vancouver, BC?]: Canuck Place , 1996.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 REI 1996
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Discusses the process of grief for all members of a family. Includes poems and proverbs from numerous cultures.
Author
Reimer, Joanne Chekryn
Davies, Betty
Place of Publication
[Vancouver, BC?]
Publisher
Canuck Place
Publication Date
1996
Physical Description
Paperback, 44 p.
Subject
Coping with a Child's Death
Grief. Bereavement
Abstract
Discusses the process of grief for all members of a family. Includes poems and proverbs from numerous cultures.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
GV 255 REI 1996

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