Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce – Book Review

What The Bibliotherapy Project loves about this book (Scroll down for book description) This book gently describes the Dinah’s new life once her parents announce they are getting a divorce. The story addresses Dinah’s sadness and her wish that everyone could be in the same place. In the end, the story emphasizes that her parentsContinue reading “Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce – Book Review”

Granddad’s Island – Book Review

What The Bibliotherapy Project loves about this book (Scroll down for book description) Somehow this colorful book is both lighthearted AND about loss. The illustrations follow a boy and his granddad on an adventure in which Granddad ultimately stays on the exotic island, and the boy returns home. There is a nice moment in theContinue reading “Granddad’s Island – Book Review”

Six Is So Much Less Than Seven – Book Review

What The Bibliotherapy Project loves about this book (Scroll down for book description) This is a heart-warming look at a day-in-the-life after loss. Six Is So Much Less Than Seven beautifully illustrates the ache of missing someone who has passed (in this case, a beloved cat) even as life continues when they’re gone. Whom it’sContinue reading “Six Is So Much Less Than Seven – Book Review”

Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs – Book Review

What The Bibliotherapy Project loves about this book (Scroll down for book description) This book shows Tommy’s close relationships with BOTH his great-grandmother AND his grandmother. When his great-grandmother dies, his mother explains what death means, and Tommy processes his grief, taking comfort in the beauty of the night sky. The explanations about death areContinue reading “Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs – Book Review”

Grandpa Green – Book Review

Review: what The Bibliotherapy Project loves about this book (Scroll down for a book description) This is a beautiful, gentle story with gorgeous illustrations. It shows not only that the elderly’s stories live on in memory (even if the person himself forgets) but also that someone experiencing memory loss is still a three-dimensional person withContinue reading “Grandpa Green – Book Review”