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List view record 1: After you lose someone you love : advice and insight from the diaries of three kids who've been thereList view anchor tag for record 1: After you lose someone you love : advice and insight from the diaries of three kids who've been there
List view record 2: All the dear little animalsList view anchor tag for record 2: All the dear little animals
List view record 3: The bear and the wildcatList view anchor tag for record 3: The bear and the wildcat
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The bear and the wildcat

Yumoto, Kazumi2011
Books, Manuscripts
A bear lost a little bird, who was his best friend. After the loss, he barely talks to anyone and carries everywhere a little box in which the body of the bird is placed. One day a bear meets a wild cat, and while listening to the cat's violin, he thinks about many memories with his best friend. ...
List view record 4: Beginnings and endings with lifetimes in betweenList view anchor tag for record 4: Beginnings and endings with lifetimes in between
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List view record 5: Bigger than a dreamList view anchor tag for record 5: Bigger than a dream
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Bigger than a dream

Aerts, Jef, 1972-2020
Books, Manuscripts
A boy hears the voice of his sister calling him one day, a sister he's never met because she died before he was born. She's just a faded photograph on the wall. When little boy asks his mother what death is like, she tells him, "It's like dreaming, only bigger." But it's too hard to tell him more...
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The boy and the gorilla

AzĂșa Kramer, Jackie2020
Books, Manuscripts
This profoundly moving tale about a grieving boy and an imaginary gorilla makes real the power of talking about loss. On the day of his mother's funeral, a young boy conjures the very visitor he needs to see - a gorilla. Wise and gentle, the gorilla stays on to answer the heart-heavy questions th...
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Cleo & Rob

Brown, Helen, 1954-2019
Books, Manuscripts
Sometimes hope has four paws, golden eyes and soft black fur. A kitten called Cleo steps into six-year-old Rob's life after his big brother Sam dies. Based on true events in author Helen Brown's family.
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Cloud forest

Turnbull, Victoria2019
Books, Manuscripts
A child's Umpa teaches them to read and to follow the words, out the garden gate and all the way to the sea. Every day is a new adventure. They visit castles in the air, feast with friends and sail away on the rains. But then one day, Umpa isn't there... This incredibly moving tale from acclaimed...
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The cuckoo

Crew, Gary, 1947-2014
Books, Manuscripts
Martin is the runt of his family. Without a mother to protect him, his overbearing father and brothers reject him. Aided by the self-sacrifice of loving friends, Martin finds the courage to fight for personal fulfilment.