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Books for Talking About Violence, Tragedy, Loss

last modified on 04/23/2013

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These fiction and nonfiction titles will help facilitate conversations about feelings of fear, grief, and loss in the face of violence and tragedy.

Total: 23
Status: Public
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Always and Forever

by Alan Durant, illustrated by Debi Gliori

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2: Stories About Facing Challenges, Realizing a Dream and Making a Difference

(Chicken Soup for the Soul)

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Advice and Self-Help, Diaries and Journals, Short Stories

Resources: Yes

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Claudia and the Sad Good-bye

(The Baby-Sitters Club)

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Series

Resources: Yes

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Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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Everett Anderson's Goodbye

(Everett Anderson)

by Lucille Clifton, illustrated by Ann Grifalconi

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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I Will Remember You

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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If Only

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.3

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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Just One Flick of a Finger

by Marybeth Lorbiecki, illustrated by David Diaz

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 6

Genre: General Fiction, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Mick Harte was Here

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Missing May

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Classics

Resources: Yes

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One-Eyed Cat

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Animal Stories, General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship

(Owen And Mzee)

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Animal Stories, Series

Resources: Yes

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Part Of Me Died, Too

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.8

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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Shooter

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Mystery and Suspense

Resources: Yes

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Smoky Night

by Eve Bunting, illustrated by David Diaz

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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The Anti-Defamation League's Hate Hurts

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.1

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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The Memory String

by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Ted Rand

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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The Tenth Good Thing about Barney

by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Erik Blegvad

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.1

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Animal Stories, General Fiction

Resources: Yes

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When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death

(Dino Life Guides for Families )

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 1.8

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Nonfiction

Resources: Yes

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When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry ...

by Molly Bang, illustrated by Molly Bang

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 1.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Resources: Yes

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