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Grandma
Author: Jessica Shepherd
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How this book may help: A comforting (yet realistic) story of the relationship between a young boy and his Grandma who has dementia. Beautifully illustrated and sensitively written, this would be a great choice for any child who has a loved one who is suffering from dementia or is going into a care home.
Publisher's summary: "Oscar loves Grandma, and their time together is always lots of fun. As she becomes less able to..." read more

Tags: family, grandparent, illness, mental illness, serious illness, terminal illness

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Why Are You So Sad: A Child's Book About Parental Depression
Author: Beth Andrews
Illustrator: Nicole Wong
How this book may help: This book is written especially for a child who has a parent suffering from depression.
The book explains how depression is a problem with the way you feel, and that mums and dads don't... read more

Tags: mother, mental illness, illness, hospital, father, family, depression, anxiety, sadness

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Mommy Stayed in Bed This Morning: Helping Children Understand Depression
Author: Mary Wenger Weaver
Illustrator: Mary Chambers
Publisher's summary: "This unique book shows the impact of a parent’s struggle with depression through the eyes of a..." read more

Tags: depression, mental illness

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My Little Grandmother Often Forgets
Author: Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrator: Kathryn Brown
Publisher's summary: "Sometimes Tom’s grandmother forgets the way home from the market, or that Tom’s name is Tom and..." read more

Tags: grandparent, mental illness

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Mile High Apple Pie
Author: Laura Langston
Illustrator: Lindsey Gardiner
Publisher's summary: "A sensitively written story about a grandmother who is suffering from Alzheimers...." read more

Tags: grandparent, mental illness, serious illness

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Michael Rosen's Sad Book
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher's summary: "A heartbreakingly honest account of a father’s grief for his son from the illustrious pairing of..." read more

Tags: mental illness, love, loss, father, family, emotions, depression, comfort, relationships, sadness

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