Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child

Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child

Earl A. Grollman Susan Avishai / Jun 20, 2019

Talking about Death A Dialogue Between Parent and Child Why do people die How do you explain the loss of a loved one to a child This book is a compassionate guide for adults and children to read together featuring a readalong story answers to questions c

  • Title: Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child
  • Author: Earl A. Grollman Susan Avishai
  • ISBN: 9780807023631
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Paperback
  • Why do people die How do you explain the loss of a loved one to a child This book is a compassionate guide for adults and children to read together, featuring a readalong story, answers to questions children ask about death, and a comprehensive list of resources and organizations that can help.

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    About "Earl A. Grollman Susan Avishai"

      • Earl A. Grollman Susan Avishai

        Dr Earl A Grollman, a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts for thirty six years A past president of Massachusetts Board of Rabbis, he took early retirement from his congregation so that he could devote himself to writing and lecturing A certified Death Educator and Counselor, he was cited as Hero of The Heartland for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City Bombing.Dr Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physician s forums, and hospital nursing associations and addressed many support groups such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services He has also appeared on national television and radio the Oprah Winfrey Show, Children s Journal, All Things Considered, and Mr Roger s Neighborhood Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio s End of Life Series, in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.


    538 Comments

    1. This book is odd. The writing is what I would recommend telling a child after a death. However, it is written as though it is a speech to be given to the child, rather than a book to read to them. Also the illustrations are a little creepy - they remind me of the Rorschach. If a parent told me they just wanted to talk to their child about death, and NOT read a book to them, I would have them read this book before the talk, and use a lot of the same language. However, this book should probably ne [...]


    2. Mostly common sense, but it reinforces and reminds you of some things to be aware of when talking to children about death. I haven't done the read-aloud in the book with my children yet - still waiting for a moment free from distraction to hunker down and read together.



    3. This is a wonderful book on how to talk to your kids about death and all the various scenarios that entails. My only complaint is that the resource section is badly out of date.



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