Death

Death

by Patricia J. Murphy
     
 

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Read Death to learn about the feelings many people experience when they are grieving for a loved one. This sensitive book explores the ways people remember their loved ones and provides reassurance to any reader who has lost someone close to them.

About the Author:
Patricia J. Murphy is an award-winning children's author. She hopes that this book will

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Read Death to learn about the feelings many people experience when they are grieving for a loved one. This sensitive book explores the ways people remember their loved ones and provides reassurance to any reader who has lost someone close to them.

About the Author:
Patricia J. Murphy is an award-winning children's author. She hopes that this book will be helpful to children who have lost loved ones. She lives with her family in Chicago, Illinois

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School Library Journal

PreS-Gr 3
Murphy addresses both topics in a direct manner. In the first book, she discusses what death is, how it can happen, how it affects people, funerals and memories, and different ways of coping with such a loss. Though it alludes to the Kübler-Ross model of the five stages of grief, it does not specifically discuss them. The second book talks about different kinds of illnesses, coping mechanisms, and varieties of medical treatments available. Many other titles cover specific illnesses, but Murphy gives an overview of the topic in a way that young readers can understand. In both titles, the two-page chapters include full-color photos and two paragraphs of text that are frank yet sensitive in their approach. Useful books on difficult topics. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
—Kristen Frey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780431907833
Publisher:
Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Tough Topics Series
Edition description:
Illustrated
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

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