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Death and Dying

Whether a child sees a loved one going through treatment or if they have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, dealing with cancer can be a scary experience. Browse the list below for books that can help your child cope.

Suggested Reading - The Fall of Freddie the Leaf

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf By Leo Buscaglia
Henry Holt & Company Inc., 2002, 30 pages
ISBN: 0805071954
Ages: 4 to 8

Originally published in the fall of 1982, the wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story of a leaf named Freddie is one of the most popular books of our times. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons and fall to the ground with a winter's snow, is an inspiring allegory illustrating the delicate balance between life and death.