In Episode 21, Saadia Faruqi will share recommendations for picture books about grief. Then, Ann Braden will share her conversation with educator Jillian Heise (here’s her website) about the movement she started, #ClassroomBookADay.
Picture Books About Grief
MISSING MOMMY written and illustrated by Rebecca Cobb.
IDA, ALWAYS written by Caron Levis and illustrated by Charles Santoso.
STONES FOR GRANDPA written by Renee Londner, illustrated by Martha Aviles.
BIG CAT, LITTLE CAT by Elisha Cooper.
TESS’S TREE written by Jess Braillier and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.
THE GOODBYE BOOK by Todd Parr.
THE RABBIT LISTENED by Cori Doerrfeld.
THE DEAD BIRD by Margaret Wise Brown.
ALWAYS AND FOREVER by Alan Durant.
THE FUNERAL by Matt James
WHERE DO THEY GO? Written by Julia Alvarez and illustrated by Sabra Field.
GOODBYE MOUSIE written by Robie H. Harris and illustrated by Jan Ormerod.
Jillian Heise’s Recommendations
BILAL COOKS DAAL written by Aisha Saeedm illustrated by Anoosha Syed
WHEN AIDEN BECAME A BROTHER written by Kyle Lukoff, illustrated by Kaylani Juanita.