Summary: Massachusetts thirteen-year-old Clare, grieving after her mother’s recent death, reluctantly travels with her father to spend nine weeks in a remote village in Malawi, where new friends and experiences help open her mind and heart.
Summary:A stunning debut about one girl’s journey through loss and grief.From the beginning of eighth grade to the start of ninth, Maryland thirteen-year-old Corinna grieves for her mother, who died of cancer, and struggles to cope with changes to all aspects of her life brought on by her loss.
Summary: Now that Jerome’s mother has died from cancer, he is staying with his aunt Geneva. But Jerome misses his own home and piano. When he meets Mr. Willie who lives in the carriage house of a mansion down the street, the two talk of music. Jerome dreams of someday moving into the mansion with Mr. Willie and fixing it up. But the building is for sale. What will happen if someone buys the mansion and tears the carriage house down? How will Jerome cope when things get to be too much?
Summary: While living with her Gram in Vermont, eleven-year-old Aubrey writes letters as a way of dealing with losing her father and sister in a car accident, and then being abandoned by her grief-stricken mother. 262 p., Wendy Lamb Books.
Summary: After her brother Jared dies, ten-year-old Annie worries about the hidden dangers of everything, from bug bites to bicycle riding, until she is befriended by a new neighbor who is grieving her own loss.
Laura Geringer Books
Summary: After the death of her mother, Texas sixth-grader Lina’s grades and mood drop as she watches her father lose himself more and more in books, while her best friend uses Lina as an excuse to secretly meet her boyfriend.