Recommended Books

There are many books in our Peter’s Place library written to support and educate children, teens and adults. Below is a sampling of some of our favorites.

  • I Know I Made It Happen by Lynn Bennett Blackburn
  • Lifetimes: the Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie
  • Nana Upstairs Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia
  • When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death by Laurie Krasny Brown
  • Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope by Donna R. O’Toole
  • Badger’s Parting Gifts by Susan Varley
  • Everett Anderson’s Goodbye by Lucille Clifton
  • Goodbye Mousie by R. Harris
  • If Nathan Were Here by Mary Bahr
  • Nadia the Willful by Sue Alexander
  • Sad Isn’t Bad by Michaelene Mundy
  • Tear Soup, A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schweibert
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst