And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing by Amy RovereAnd Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing by Amy Rovere

And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing

byAmy RovereIllustratorJoel Spector

Hardcover | June 25, 2012

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Winner: 2013 National Health Information Award, Silver; 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Children's Picture Book; 2012 Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze, Mind/Body/Spirit, Self-Esteem; 2012 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Juvenile Level 2 Books 9-12, Mind/Body/Spirit; 2012 USA Best Book Award, Parenting/Family: General; 2012 Association Trends All-Media Contest Finalist ——— Responding to the fact that coping with a parent’s death can be especially hard on young children, this beautifully written and illustrated book is a valuable resource for parents and counselors. Ten-year-old Emily and seven-year-old Ben must deal with the loss of their mother to cancer. Guided by conversations with their father, they embark on a journey of grief and healing, each searching for a path to acceptance. Along the way, both children realize that their mother will always be with them in their hearts. And just as their mother’s flowers had bloomed in the garden, Emily and Ben emerge from the darkness of grief to bloom once more. Using nature as a backdrop for the cycles of life, this moving story emphasizes hope and healing and will connect with all readers who have lost a loved one.
Amy Rovere serves on the editorial staff of the American Cancer Society’s Books Division, helping create books for patients and families who are coping with cancer. When she was just nine years old, Amy lost her mother to cancer, and her work is inspired by her personal loss and her desire to help children who are going through a simil...
Title:And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and HealingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:48 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8 × 0.4 inPublished:June 25, 2012Publisher:American Cancer SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604430362

ISBN - 13:9781604430363


Editorial Reviews

"The honest sharing of difficult feelings, the loving guidance of a parent, and the useful suggestions for commemoration present a wonderful resource to help young people during challenging times. I highly recommend it!"  —Linda Goldman, LCPC, MS, FT, author, Life and Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children