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    DescriptionWhen Trevor Romain's father died, Trevor didn't know what to feel, say, or do. Shocked, saddened, and confused, all he could say was . . . wow. As he started understanding what had happened, he began writing about his experiences and feelings. His new book--simple, insightful, and straight from the heart--is for any child who has lost a loved one or other special person. Trevor talks directly to kids about what death means and how to cope. He asks the kinds of questions kids have about death--Why? How? What next? Is it my fault? What's a funeral?--in basic, straightforward terms. He describes and discusses the overwhelming emotions involved in grieving--sadness, fear, anger, guilt--and offers practical strategies for dealing with them. He also suggests meaningful ways to remember and honor the person who has died. When someone dies, adults are often involved with their own loss and grief and not as available to children as they might otherwise be. This little book, full of concrete advice and expressive illustrations, offers the comfort and reassurance that children need during these difficult times. Written to and for kids, it's also recommended for parents and other relatives, educators, counselors, and youth workers.


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    Title
    What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Trevor Romain, By (author) Elizabeth Verdick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 72
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 73 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781575420554
    ISBN 10: 1575420554
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: JHBZ, YXG
    Libri: I-C9
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/DEATH
    B&T Book Type: JN
    B&T General Subject: 215
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    BISAC V2.8: JNF053030
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22850
    BISAC V2.8: JNF044000
    DC22: 155.937, 155.9/37
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: BF723.G75 R65 1999
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: JHBZ, YXG
    Illustrations note
    60ill.
    Publisher
    Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Free Spirit Publishing Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    18 September 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Minneapolis
    Author Information
    When Trevor Romain was 12, his teacher told him he wasn't talented enough to do art. By accident, he found out 20 years later that he could draw. Since that lucky day, he has written and illustrated 20 books for children. In addition to writing, illustrating, and speaking at schools, Trevor is a board member of the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation and can often be found on the cancer ward at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas, doing his rounds as "Doctor of Mischief."
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