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BISAC Subject JUV039030

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death, Grief, Bereavement

Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [E]

Auma's Long Run

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Blackberry Stew

Hope is sad and angry that her Grandpa Jack has passed away. As she and Aunt Poogee sit on the porch sharing memories of the special times they shared with Grandpa Jack, Hope learns one of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Duck, Death and the Tulip

In a strangely heart-warming story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death. Death, Duck and the Tulip will intrigue, haunt and enchant readers of all ages. Simple, warm, and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Family

In this heartwarming sequel to the highly acclaimed Hope, Aunt Poogee and Hope return with their delightful, multiculutural family for a special dinner at Aunt Poogee's farm. The whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Finding Day's Bottom

After eleven-year-old Jane-Ery loses her father in a sawmill accident, Grandpap comes down from Salter’s Mountain to live with her and her mother. To Jane-Ery’s surprise, Grandpap’s funny… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to a Friend: A Fable About Loss and Healing

From the Series Howard B. Wigglebottom

The 15th book in the award-winning Howard B. Wigglebottom series teaches young children what to expect and how to help out when friends and loved ones experience loss. Tips and lessons are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Howard B. Wigglebottom — Trade Hardcover Set

From the Series Howard B. Wigglebottom

Set

These books deliver light-handed, fun educational messages with lots of humor and colorful, engaging illustrations. They enable children ages 4-8 to become better listeners, learn important… Read More →

  • Trade Hardcover
  • List Price: $225.00
  • Your Price: $75.00
  • 15 titles

If I Should Die Before I Wake

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Deanne doesn't want to spend her summer on silly debutante activities, like hanging out at the country club and flirting with the rich boys. She’d rather spend time with the kids in the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

I Want to Live: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Two

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Fourteen-year-old Dawn Rochelle has had a busy year. She's been to summer camp and she's helped her brother make plans for his wedding. And Dawn has been in remission from the leukemia that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lurlene McDaniel Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Set

More than 2 million copies sold! Best-selling author Lurlene McDaniel creates inspirational stories that follow teens through some very tough challenges. Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $439.78
  • Your Price: $329.84
  • 11 titles

Lurlene McDaniel Books — eBook Set

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Set

More than 2 million copies sold! Best-selling author Lurlene McDaniel creates inspirational stories that follow teens through some very tough challenges. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.89
  • Your Price: $197.92
  • 11 titles

Lurlene McDaniel Books — Paperback Set

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Set

More than 2 million copies sold! Best-selling author Lurlene McDaniel creates inspirational stories that follow teens through some very tough challenges. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.92
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Mother, Please Don't Die

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Feisty, thirteen-year-old Megan McCaffery is proud to be a tomboy, and she just can't relate to the "southern belles" in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. Her older sister, Audrey… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

No Time to Cry: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Four

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Being sixteen means all kinds of freedom—driving on your own, going to the mall with friends, dating. But Dawn Rochelle can't feel free because of the fear that her cancer will return. Maybe… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Picture Perfect

When Ian Slater's best friend, Teddy, suddenly vanishes, it's up to Ian to find out what happened. He and Teddy were supposed to take photographs together on the day Teddy disappeared—but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Skinner's Banks

From the Series The Seven Stair Crew

Cale Finch has just won second place in a skateboarding competition when he's ambushed on his way home by a member of a rival crew, the Mental Posse. They steal the money that Cale was going… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: [Fic]

So Much to Live For: The Dawn Rochelle Series, Book Three

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

Fifteen-year-old Dawn Rochelle has survived cancer not once, but twice. No one knows the battle better than she does. That's why Dawn agrees to be a camp counselor for young kids with cancer—t Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Stones for Grandpa

A little boy and his family gather at the cemetery for the unveiling of his grandpa’s gravestone, bringing stones to place on the grave, in the Jewish custom. They tell stories that help the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Street Kings

From the Series The Seven Stair Crew

Cale Finch's plans for Spring Break? EAT, SLEEP, SKATE. Cale's determined that this time he'll successfully ollie the set of seven stairs that mark initiation into the Seven Stair Crew, a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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The Girl Who Saved Yesterday

When the girl, Silence, is sent by the trees to save Yesterday, she doesn't know what her task is, only that it is important. Returning to the village that cast her out, Silence recognizes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Next Step

From the Series Lorimer Streetlights

After losing her mother, Clara tries to get used to her new life—shopping for clothes with dad; Tess' chocolate chip cookies (instead of the sugar cookies Mama made); and more responsibility… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

The Runaways

The Runaways is an inter-generational adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers for children. Grandpa hates being in hospital. He thinks only of the place… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

What I Came to Tell You

Since his mother died earlier this year, Grover Johnston (named after a character in Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angel) has watched his family fall to pieces as his father throws himself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]