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Feature February 2020 Issue

How to Talk to a Young Child When a Pet Dies

How to Talk to a Young Child When a Pet Dies

There are literally dozens of books about grieving over the loss of a pet. Itís an industry unto itself. But Fred Rogersí book, When a Pet Dies, stands out among the others, even though it was first published more than 30 years ago. The book is meant for preschoolers as well as those in the early grades but, of course, also for their parents, who will go through the pages with their young ones.

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