Tough Topics: Loss and Grief

It can be difficult to talk to a child about death. These books will help you start a conversations with your child about loss and grief.

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Another Kind of Hurricane

Tamara Ellis Smith


A hurricane, a tragic death, two boys, one marble. How they intertwine is at the heart of this beautiful, poignant book. When ten-year-old Zavion loses his home in Hurricane Katrina, he and his father are forced to flee to Baton Rouge. And when Henry, a ten-year-old boy in northern Vermont, tragically loses his best friend, Wayne, he flees to ravaged New Orleans to help with hurricane relief effortsâ€"and to search for a marble that was in the pocket of a pair of jeans donated to the Red Cross.

326 Pages