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Children's LiteraturePreviously published as Our Dad Died, in 2003, this book was written by three young children who lost their father to an arrhythmia in 1996. With the help of their mother, they documented (or reflected upon and documented) thoughts and events beginning with the night their father died. This is an emotional and honest account of death from the perspective of children. It includes intimate details about their responses to being told of their father's death, their attitude about the adults around them during this traumatic time and how they felt during the funeral and beyond. After the funeral, entries are documented in weekly and monthly increments, noting changes in their lives and how they were coping since their father's passing. The chapter entitled, "The Future," is hopeful and encouraging for any child experiencing a similar loss. David, now nine, and Amy and Allie, now both thirteen, attest to and are proof that there is hope and a future for children who have lost a parent. 2005, Free Spirit Publishing Inc, Ages 8 to 12.