Bereavement Support for Children:

Free Online PDF:

  • Perfectly Imperfect Family (full book, free PDF)
    Amie Lands is a teacher, wife, and mama to three beautiful children. Since her daughter Ruthie Lou’s brief life, Amie’s passion is providing support and offering hope to bereaved families.
  • Books to Purchase or Check Out:
    *Note – these are Amazon links, but we greatly encourage supporting your local library or book store! If you do use Amazon, we are available as an option through Amazon Smile!

    • No New Baby
      For siblings who have a brother or sister die before birth. This storybook talks about the different feelings children have and answers some of the most asked questions. Recently revised, includes a section for parents and grandparents. Illustrations are done by Kristi McClendon.
    • The Invisible String
      A book about the unbreakable connections between loved ones has healed a generation of readers–children and adults alike
    • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss
      Affirms the bereaved. Educates the un-bereaved. A building-block for children.
    • The Memory Tree
      A beautiful and heartfelt picture book to help children celebrate the memories left behind when a loved one dies.
    • Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You
      If love could take shape it might look something like these heartfelt words and images from the inimitable Nancy Tillman. Wherever You Are is a book to share with your loved ones, no matter how near or far, young or old, they are.
    • The Rabbit Listened
      A moving and universal picture book about empathy and kindness, sure to soothe heartaches big and small.