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And Still They Bloom: A Family’s Journey of Loss and Healing



Winner: 2013 National Health Information Award, Silver; 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children’s Picture Book; 2012 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Bronze, Mind/Body/Spirit, Self-Esteem; 2012 Mom’s Choice Award, Gold, Juvenile Level 2 Books 9-12, Mind/Body/Spirit; 2012 USA Best Book Award, Parenting/Family: General; 2012 Association Trends All-Media Contest Finalist Responding to the fact that coping with a parent s death can be especially hard on young children, this beautifully written and illustrated book is a valuable resource for parents and counselors. Ten-year-old Emily and seven-year-old Ben must deal with the loss of their mother to cancer. Guided by conversations with their father, they embark on a journey of grief and healing, each searching for a path to acceptance. Along the way, both children realize that their mother will always be with them in their hearts. And just as their mother s flowers had bloomed in the garden, Emily and Ben emerge from the darkness of grief to bloom once more. Using nature as a backdrop for the cycles of life, this moving story emphasizes hope and healing and will connect with all readers who have lost a loved one.

Author: Rovere, Amy, Illustrator: Spector, Joel

Topic: Children’s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction
Media: Book
ISBN: 1604430362
Language: English
Pages: 41

Additional information

Weight 0.8 lbs
Dimensions 10.1 × 8.1 × 0.4 in


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