The Dog Tales Collection is a series of books that are written from the point of view of dogs going through life-changing events.
Browsing: Loss of a Pet
Introducing the concept of death to children is obviously difficult. Rebecca Elliott (The Owl Diaries) approaches this potential minefield-of-a-subject with a novel combination of tenderness and candor in Missing Jack.
Where the Red Fern Grows is the classic story of the bond between a boy and his dogs. It’s been making readers’ hearts skip beats since 1961 and now it has a special edition cover to celebrate the 50+ years it has been in print.
Here is a list of 11 books that address a wide range and variety of emotions that young readers may experience when faced with serious illness, loss, grief or trauma.
I Wish Raisins Could Float is a quirky short story for middle grade readers, which explores the hardship of losing a pet.