You Will Be Okay

You Will Be Okay: Find Strength, Stay Hopeful and Get to Grips With Grief

Children's, New & Recommended, Activity & Reference, Children's Reference
Paperback Published on: 19/08/2021
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Synopsis

"Grief is a tricky subject to explain to kids, but this book is a wonderful go-to expert toolkit!" Dr Ranj Singh

The death of a parent, sibling or friend is one of the most traumatic experiences for a child or young person and it can be hard to know how to talk to them about it. In this honest, comforting and strength-building guide Julie Stokes, a clinical psychologist and founder of childhood bereavement charity Winston's Wish, provides readers with the tools they need to navigate this tough and turbulent time.

Readers will discover the stories of other people who have been through grief themselves. They will learn how to flex their 'grief muscles' in order to develop confidence, trust, grit, a resilient mindset and flexible feelings ­- the ability to notice, accept and talk about emotions when they choose to. And packed with practical exercises, such as creating memory boxes and managing different kinds of memories using 'memory stones', this guide will give readers helpful ways to manage their grief so they can begin to move forward with life.

Because there is no right or wrong way to grieve, you just need to find your own way.

"The book I wish someone had read with me when I was young"Kristin Scott Thomas

  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • ISBN: 9781526363893
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 212 x 150 x 20 mm

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You Will Be Okay
Accessible, expert help for younger teenagers who experience the death of a parent or sibling
This book is packed full of memorable methods and sayings that will help a child navigate the stormy seas that inevitably follow the death of a parent or c... READ MORE
John Ritchie
You Will Be Okay
Excellent guide to grief and bereavement for readers aged 9+
Julie Stokes is a clinical psychologist and executive leadership coach with a background in palliative care, who founded a grief support service called Win... READ MORE
IReadThereforeIBlog
You Will Be Okay
A Gem of a Book
You will be Okay is deep, thought provoking and very real. It may be written for children, but don’t be fooled by its simplicity. I have gifted it to frie... READ MORE
Yvonne Duggan