Books for Young Children about Death, Grief, Hope, and Love

Updated: Dec 5, 2021

Books for young children about death, grief, hope and love



The Invisible String Patrice Karst About the love that connects even when we are not together

Where Do They Go? Julia Alvarez About death and memories

Life is Like the Wind Shona Innes and Irisz Agocs

About death and life

My Sibling Still Megan Lacourrege

About the death of sibling and how that child always remains a part of the family

The Rabbit Listened Cori Doerrfeld

About the power of just listening when catastrophe happens


I Miss My Baby Pnina Rosenstark Based on actual events. Written by a mom about the loss of a one week old newborn. (Purchase through NechamaComfort)


The following book is formatted as a picture book but it is geared toward older children or adults:

Tear Soup Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen

About grief and mourning



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