When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief

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Woodland Press, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A workbook to help children work out feelings about death. Heegaard provides a practical format for allowing children to understand the concept of death and develop coping skills for life. Children, with the supervision of an adult, are invited to illustrate and personalise their loss through art. When Someone Very Special Dies encourages the child to identify support systems and personal strengths.

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Review: When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief

User Review  - Jasmin Thompson - Goodreads

This is a great book to teach children about death. It explains what happens when someone special dies, this also talks about when pets pass away. The book is designed for ages 6-12. Children can draw pictures to express their feelings. Read full review

Review: When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief

User Review  - Olivia Bailey - Goodreads

This book can help students deal with death. It gives them the chance to interact with the book by writing,coloring, and expressing oneself. The book can also help with learning about life: the cycle of it, the important things, and how to deal with it. Read full review

About the author (1988)

Heegaard is a licensed independent clinical social worker and a registered art therapist.

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