Tuesday, November 26, 2019


CHILDREN'S BOOKS ON DEATH AND DYING essays Selection of five children's books will be made in the paper. To discuss or treat the issue about death and dying the paper will include books from the period of 1980 till the present times. Summary of the information from these five books will be provided in the paper, focusing on the following 1. What understanding or impression would children have of the issue discussed after reading or having the books read to them' 2. Do the books treat the subject in the same way' If not, comment on or compare viewpoints amongst the books.' 3. Perhaps you feel some books are better at dealing with the issue than others. If the book is fiction, comment on your reactions to how the story treats the issue. If the book is nonfiction, how factual and objective is The books will be discussed both in individual and collective form so as to provide a true and fair view of the information which are presented in these books. The consideration and importance of these books will relate to the point as to how the authors of these books have foster better understanding for children regarding the issue of death and dying. The five books, which are selected for the development of the paper, are as 1) Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss by Authors: Michaelene Mundy , R. W. Alley by Authors: Maria Shriver , Sandra Speidel 4) Why Do People Die' Helping Your Child Understand with Love and Cynthia MacGregor, David Clark (Illustrator) Mass Market Paperback, April 1998 "Young children may ask very direct questions about death, if given the opportunity. It is important to be honest and consistent with your responses. If they ask a question that you do not know the answer to, it is acceptable for you to say so, rather than make up an answer. Children at a very young age can detect falseness in an answer. ...

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