Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Picture books dealing with Change, loss and grief

Aiken, Joan The wooden dragon (2004)
Aiono-Josefa, Sarona; ill. Bruce Potter. The pipi swing (2007) (death of father)
Anholt, Laurence; ill. Jim Coplestone. Seven for a secret (2006)
Barron, T.J.; ill. Chris K. Soentpiet. Where is Grandpa?
Bauer, Jutta. Grandpa’s angel (older readers)
Beake, Lesley; ill. Karin Littlewood. Home now (2007)
Beck, Jennifer. Nobody’s dog
Binch, Caroline. The princess and the castle
Boelts, Maribeth; ill. David Walker, Before you were mine (2007)
Brown, Ruth and Ken. Lion in the long grass.
Bunting, Eve. Rudi’s pond
Cartwright, Pauline. A war far away (NZ)
Caseley, Judith. When Grandpa came to stay
Chichester Clark, Emma. Up in Heaven
Cochran, Bill; ill. Dan Andreasen. The forever dog (2007)
Cowley, Joy & Mousdale, Chris. Brodie (NZ)
Crew, Gary & Whatley, Bruce The lantern (older readers—2005)
Crowe, Carole; ill. Jim Postier. Turtle girl (2008)
DiSalvo-Ryan, Dyanne. A dog like Jack 1999
Dumbleton, Mike. Passing on
Durant, Alan; ill. Debi Gliori.. Always and forever
Edwards, Becky; ill. David Armitage. My cat Charlie (2000)
Egger, Bettina. Marianne’s grandmother
Ehrlich, Amy. Maggie and Silky and Joe
Erlbruch, Wolf. Duck, death and the tulip (Sophisticated/Senior-- 2008)
Forest, Jacqueline. Jack and Patch (NZ)
Fox, Mem With love at Christmas
Garland, Sherry. I never knew your name (Senior)
Gould, Deborah. Grandpa’s slide show
Gray, Nigel. Little Bear’s grandad
Gregory, Nan. Wild girl & Gran
Hager, Mandy. Tom’s story (NZ) (death of father)
Harris, Robie H. Goodbye Mousie
Harvey, Jacqueline; ill. Warren Crossett. The sound of the sea (death of mother) (2005)
Hathorn, Libby. Grandma’s shoes
Holloway, Judith Bryers. Hine’s rainbow (NZ)
Hughes, Shirley. Alfie and the birthday surprise
Huria, Gabrielle. The waka huia (NZ)
Ichikawa, Satomi. My pig, Amarillo
Joosse, Barbara M. Ghost wings
Kerr, Judith. Goodbye Mog
Kessler, Pamela; ill. Denise Durkin. The old cattle dog (NZ—2005)
Lawson, Sue & Wheeler, Rebecca. Jamie’s star
Leavy, Una; ill. Jennifer Eachus. Goodbye Pappa
Lee, Lyn; ill. Kim Gamble. Eight (Lost and found—2007)
Lindbergh, Reeve; ill. Kathryn Brown. My little grandmother often forgets (Alzheimer’s—2007)
Ludovic : visiting Grandpa (Video)
McFarlane, Sheryl. Waiting for the whales
McGough, Roger. The kite and Caitlin
McMillan, Dawn. Ride a white horse (older readers); Wood for the winter (NZ)
Maddern, Eric. Death in a nut (SPICT—2005)
Meharry, Dot.; ill. Brian Harrison. Dance for me (NZ)
Miles, Victoria; ill. Molly Bang. Old Mother Bear (2007)
Moroney, Trace. When I’m feeling sad 2005
Nilsson, Ulf; ill. Eva Eriksson. All the dear little animals (2006)
Norman, Lilith. Grandpa
Old, Wendie C. Stacy had a little sister (Sudden Infant Death syndrome)
Osborne, Mary Pope. Rocking horse Christmas. (2004)
[ Van] Ommen, Sylvia. Sweets (ideas about heaven) 2004
Pereira, Janet; ill. Bruce Potter. Grandad (NZ) 2006
Pittar, Gill. Milly, Molly and Jimmy’s seeds; Milly,Molly and Grandpa’s oak
Puttock, Simon. A ladder to the stars
Rayner, Catherine. Augustus and his smile (general sadness) 2006
Rosen, Michael. Lovely old Roly. Thanksgiving wish.
Rosenberry, Vera. The growing- up tree
Savvides, Irini; ill. Owen Swan. Hide and seek (death of grandfather) ( 2008)
Searle, Rick; ill. Bronwyn Searle. Follow me (2001)
Sgouros, Christina. A pillow for my Mom
Skinner, Honoria; ill. Martin Simpson. Eva’s picture (NZ-Pacific
Stafford, Liliana. Snow bear; Grandpa’s gate (Alzheimers—2007)
Stanaway, Joanne. . A day like any other day (NZ)
Thompson, Colin) Falling angels; The violin man;
Dust (Sophisticated Picture Book, 2007);
The big little book of happy sadness (Sophisticated Picture Book --2008)
Tipene, Tim. Haere : farewell, Jack, farewell (NZ--Maori resource, 2005)
Varley, Susan. Badger’s parting gifts
Viorst, Judith. The tenth good thing about Barney (video also available).
Vision, David & Mutiya; ill. Ignacio Alcantara. Missing you (Native Aerican spirituality) 2004
Waddell, Martin. Grandma’s Bill
Wallace- Brodeur, Ruth. Goodbye Mitch (Also fiction title: Blue eyes better)
Ward, Helen; ill. Wayne Anderson. Moon dog (2006)
Ward, Nick. The biggest baddest wolf (2005)
Watson, Joy . Foster dog (NZ)
Wells, Rosemary; ill. Greg Shed. The language of doves
Westall, Robert; ill. William Geldart. David and the kittens (Changes within family --2003)
Wild, Margaret. Jenny Angel; Toby; Farmer Fred’s cow
Wormell, Christopher. The saddest king (2007)
Yolen, Jane. Grandad Bill’s song
Non-fiction picture book: 796.34 ASH Daddy and me Has suggestions about explaining death to children—see link When Children Grieve

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Carroll, Jane. Ribbons for her hair (Fiction title):
Krisher, Trudy. Kathy’s hats (both deal with leukaemia)
Cummings, Mary; ill. Lin Wang. Three names of me (acceptance of adoption; multiple families) 2006
Frame, Jeron Ashford; ill. R. Gregory Christie . Yesterday I had the blues(depression) 2003
Heffernan, John. My dog (senior level, deals with war, genocide)
Hoban, Russell; ill. Ian Andrew. Jim’s lion (serious illness)
Kahukiwa, Robin. Matatuhi (NZ) (discovery of adoption)
Meharry, Dot. Nicki’s mum (NZ) (serious illness)
Moran, Philip; ill. Michael Foreman Soggy the bear (lost things) 2006
Tan, Shaun. The red tree (depression)
Marriott, Janice. When Mum went away (NZ)
Ziefert, Harriet. Home for Navidad (Both deal with separation from mother)

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· Fears

Alborough, Jez. Watch out! Big Bro’s coming (new edition)
Allen, Jonathan. I’m not scared! (2007)
Baum, Louis; ill. Sue Hellard. Milo Mouse and the scary monster (2006)
Bergman, Mara; ill. Nick Maland Snip snap! (2005); Oliver who was small but mighty ( 2008).
Binch, Caroline. The princess and the castle
Bright, Paul & Cort, Ben. Under the bed; I’m not going out there (2006)
Broad, Micahel. Scaredy Cat and Boo (2007)
Browne, Anthony. Silly Billy 2006
Cali, Davide. The enemy (Sophisticated/Senior) 2007
Catchpool, Michael; ill. Jill Newton. Howling at the moon (2006)
Cave, Kathryn. You’ve got dragons
Cohn, Janice. Why did it happen? (*deals with violence in society, terrorism, etc)
Cowell, Cressida; ill. Neal Layton. Emily Brown and the thing (2007)
Danneberg, Julie; ill. Margot Apple. Cowboy Slim 2006
Drewery, Melanie. The grumble rumble mumbler (NZ) 2007
French, Vivian & Fisher, Chris. Little Dog : you don’t have to be big to be brave (2006)
Funke, Cornelia. The wildest brother (2006)
Gaiman, Neill; ill. Dave McKean. The wolves in the walls (Sophisticated) 2003
Gravett, Emily. Little Mouse’s big book of fears (Sophisticated) 2007
Greder, Armin. The island (Sophisticated/Senior) 2007
Heide, Florence Parry; ill. Jules Feiffer. Some things are scary
Hendry, Diana; ill. Jane Chapman. The very noisy night (2005 edition with CD)
Henkes, Kevin. Wemberly worried (2000)
Helakoski, Lesley; ill. Henry Cole. Big chickens (2006); Big chickens fly the coop (2008)
Laguna, Sofie; Ben Redlich. Boris Monster; scared of nothing.(2007)
McCaughrean, Geraldine. Blue moon mountain 2006
McLeary, Errol. Special Cecil (NZ) (2006)
Mayer, Mercer. There are monsters everywhere (2005)
Michelsen, Richard; ill. Adam McCauley. Oh no, not ghosts! (2007)
Robertson, M.P. Big brave Brian. (2007)
Rohmann, Eric. A kitten tale (2008)
Ross, Tony. I want my light on! (2007)
Schwarz, Viviane. Shark and Lobster’s amazing undersea adventurer (2006)
Shuman, Carol. Jenny is scared ! * (Non-fiction 152.46)
Thompson, Colin; ill. Chris Mould. Gilbert (2003); Gilbert goes out (2006)
Wan, Jin; ill. Phil Dron Little Monster and Little Boy Ugly (Teacher preview essential--2007)
Ward, Nick The biggest baddest wolf (2005)
Watt, Melanie. Scaredy Squirrel makes a friend( 2007)
Whybrow, Ian; ill. Adrian Reynolds. Harry and the dinosaurs make a splash (2007)
Wild, Margaret; ill. Anne Spudvilas. There’s a sea in my bedroom ;
Woolvs in the sitee (Sophisticated/Senior) 2006
Wishinsky, Freda; ill. Neil Layton. Nothing scares us (2004)
Wormell, Chris. Henry and the fox (2006). George, the dragon and the princess (2007)

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· Picture books about new babies, sibling rivalry, etc
Alexander, Martha. Nobody asked me if I wanted a baby sister
Allen, Pamela. Cuthbert’s babies
Anholt, Catherine and Laurence Anholt. Sophie and the new baby
Anholt, Laurence; ill. Jim Coplestone . Seven for a secret (2006)
Brown, Ruth. Baba/ Cry baby
Browne, Anthony. Changes
Bunting, Eve; ill. Chris Siontpiet. Jin Woo (2001); Hurry! Hurry! (2007)
Carmody, Isabelle; ill. Declan Lee The wrong thing (Sophisticated Picture Book) 2006
Casanova, Mary; ill. Ard Hoyt. Some dog! 2007
Clay, Jenny. The smile in the moon (NZ)
Cleary, Beverley. Ramona’s siblingitis (video)
Conway, David; ill. Karin Littlewood. The most important gift of all (2006)
Coste, Marion; ill. Yong Chen. Finding Joy (Inter-country adoption—2006)
Cowley, Joy. The bump (NZ)
Cox, Tania; ill. Janine Dawson. Alberta ( 2007)
Cummings, Pat. Angel baby
Cutler, Jane. Darcy and Gran don’t like babies
Danziger, Paula. Barfburger Baby, I was here first
De Paola, Tomie. The baby sister
De Wolf, Alex. What about me?
Doherty, Berlie; ill Alison Bartlett Paddiwak and Cozy
Fisher, Valorie. My big sister (2003) ; My big brother (2002)
Gliori, Debi. Penguin post; Mr Bear’s new baby; New big sister
Graham, Bob. Has anyone here seen William?
Gray, Kes. Baby on board
Grimes, Nikki; ill. Bryan Collier. Welcome, Precious! 2007
Harper, Anita; ill. Mary McQuillan. It’s not fair! 1985/2007
Harris, Robie H. Hi new baby!
Hawkes,K evin. The wicked big toddlah (2007)
Hoffman, Mary. Henry’s baby
Holt, Kimberley Willis; ill. Gabi Swiatkowska. Waiting for Gregory. 2006
Horse, Harry . Little Rabbit’s new baby (2006)
Howe, James. Pinky and Rex and the new baby (Adoption--early chapter book)
Hughes, Shirley. Angel Mae
Keats, Ezra Jack. Peter’s chair
Krishnaswami, Uma; ill. Jamel Akib. Bringing Asha home (Inter-country adoption) 2006
Little, Jean. Emma’s yucky brother (Adoption--early chapter book)
Lloyd, Sam. Mr Pusskins and Little Whiskers (2007)
McCully, Emily Arnold. New baby
MacDonald, Ross. Bad Baby 2005
Mack, Todd; ill. Julia Gran. Princess Penelope takes charge! 2006
Melling, David Good knight sleep tight 2005
Morrison, Yvonne; ill. Jenny Cooper. Better together (NZ-2007)
Neale, Rochelle; ill. Ross Kinnaird. I know about babies 2005
Noonan, Diana . Auntie Rosie and the rabbit (NZ)
O’Connor, Kerrie; ill. Craig Smith. Little Jingle says no! (2006)
Offen, Hilda. Good girl, Gracie Growler
Ross, Tony. I want a sister
Simon, Francesca. Don’t be horrid, Henry
Titherington, Jeanne. A place for Ben
Sykes, Julie. Little Tiger’s big surprise
Umansky, Kaye. This is is Jane, Jim
Voake, Charlotte. Ginger
Vulliamy, Clara. Ellen and Penguin and the new baby
Waddell, Martin; ill. Penny Dale. Once there were giants
Wells, Rosemary. McDuff and the baby
Winthrop, Elizabeth. I think he likes me
Young, Ed My mei mei. (Inter-country adoption--2006)

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