Books: Wiping Away the Tears

Where do you turn when tragedy intrudes in a child's life? Three new books offer some guidance

Having a baby? Buy a copy of What To Expect When You're Expecting. Kids getting a little older? It's probably time for a book by Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. As each of life's passages sweeps into their lives, parents typically reach for the bookstore shelf as a source of advice--except, perhaps, when a death occurs in the family.

Too bad. The fact is, there's much help to be found on bookstore shelves these days. This fall there are three new books being published specifically to help children cope with a loss in the family. That can mean the death of a...

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