by Claudia Jewett Jarratt

A death, a divorce, a loved one’s illness, or even a family move is the occasion of grief and despair for a child, and the pain can last for years. Here is compassionate, step-by-step guidance for any concerned adult who wants to help a child talk about, cope with, and recover from a loss. In this revised edition of a bestselling work, Claudia Jewett Jarratt offers warm advice, specific techniques, and innovative ideas for helping children overcome the sadness, anger, and anxiety they feel during a difficult time.

This is a book for parents and teachers, family and friends, counselors and other professionals – for anyone who cares about children and their well-being.