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10 Solid, Biblical Christian Books for Kids About Death & Heaven
Why so many? But literature also has a responsibility to help us wrestle with the hard stuff. Middle-grade and young-adult books in recent years have become more honest and wide-ranging, dealing with themes of loss, anger, poverty, racism, disability, and identity in ways that would have shocked my bubbe. The book feels truthful without being brutal; I could see a child wanting to read it over and over again. The only consolation for loss is memory.
Last Updated on August 29, At least, they are not very easy to find! As I dug around, I discovered a few absolute gems that are worth adding to your library. If are a professional such as a pastor, counselor, funeral home employee, etc, you can use these for personal growth or to give out to families going through the death of a loved one. If you are a parent or family member, several of these are ideal as resources to read with kids to help address grief after the death.
Jump to navigation. This is a coloring book that speaks of death through analogy and transformation. It reads like a parable and leads to hope and hopefulness. Highly recommended. A classic that helps children understand grief and loss with age-appropriate words and biblical truth. Provides ideas to help a child with the grieving process and encourages them to talk about their loss and grief.
When Your Child is Grieving
When we ask adults what they need in their grief often their first response is what they need for their children. We have number of articles on WYG offering this type of support. We have posts on the impact of age on understanding , on grief journals and workbooks for kid s, on the risks of using euphemisms , on art activities for grieving kids , on art activities for grieving kids and adults , on talking to kids about suicide , an activity book for kids after a suicide , on holiday activities for kid s, and more holiday activities for kids. We also have an article reminding you why it is important to take care of yourself in order to better care for the children in your life. Often reading a story can help kids know they are not alone and normalize what they are experiencing. It can offer a safe way to open a dialogue with children about death and grief, in groups, as a family, or one-on-one.