When We Stayed Home By, Tara Fass & Judith Proffer

Children’s Illness or Medical Condition

A Kid Has Cancer By, Sara Olsher

A NICU Book for The Whole Family: 3 picture books about the NICU for kids By, Laura J Camerona

All About Our Baby and the NICU By, Laura J Camerona

Ari the Brave’s Jungle Journey By, Krystal Wallick

Bastian Adventure Series By, Sofie Berga

Benito, You Can Do It! By, Alan Quinonez

Blood Soup By, Jessica Wilfore

But Why? Lupus By, Alexis C. Rizzuto

Caroline’s Infusion Day By, Kelly Brennan

Happily Everly After By, Jack Backe

Hip, Hop, Horray for Brooklyn Bunny By, Jill Harold and Betsy Miller

Hospital Prayers: A Devotional for When Your Child Needs Blessings and Bandaids By, Shannon Alford

I Love You Everywhere and  All of the Time By, Laura J Camerona

It’s Time For Your Checkup By, Shani Thornton, MS, CCLS

Meet The A-Team: A Book About Autism By, Courtney Butorac

Migraine and Mia By, Kat Harrison

Mooshu Worries By, Yona Diamond Dansky

Nutley, The Nut-Free Squirrel By, Stephanie Sorkin

Our Baby in the NICU By, Laura J Camerona

Real Kids Talk About ALS By, Melinda Kavanaugh & Megan Howard

Surgery on Sunday By, Kat Harrison

The ALS Experience: It’s Different and Hard By, Melinda Kavanaugh & Megan Howard

The Donut That Roared By, Joan Yordy Brasher

The Hospital Bedtime Story By, Jessica Ehret

The Littlest Peanut By, Shannan Wilson

The Puddle Jumper’s Guide to Kicking Cancer By, Elizabeth Billups

Tiger Livy By, Erin Garcia & Betsy Miller

We Can Go Anywhere: My Adventures on Daddy’s Chair By, Glen Dick

Zip-Line By, David Humpherys

Grief, Loss & Bereavement

After a Parent’s Suicide: Helping Children Heal By, Margo Requarth

After a Suicide: An Activity Book for Grieving Kids By, The Dougy Center

Besos de sol, abrazos de luna (Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs) By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

Death is Stupid By, Anastasia Higginbotham

Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins By, Enid Samuel Traisman

Forever Connected: A Guide For Parents, Activities to Help Build & Maintain Connections With a Dying Parent By, Caitlin Koch

Fred and Red Say Goodbye By, Austin Schlichtman

God Gave Us Heaven By, Lisa T. Bergren

I Miss You: A First Look at Death By, Pat Thomas

Ida, Always By, Caron Levis

If Grandma Were Here By, Amber Bradbury

If Only By, Carole Geithner

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings By, Jo Witek

Let’s Talk About It: A guide for talking to children after suicide of a loved one By, Laura J Camerona

Life is Like the Wind By, Shona Innes

LuLu Faces Loss and Finds Encouragement By, Danica Thurber

Moving in Forever By, Rebecca Wu

My Journey with the Wind: A Magical Story of Grief By, Ashley Wolfe

Remembering Our Baby: A book for siblings after SIDS By, Laura J Camerona

Someone Came Before You By, Pat Schwiebert

Something Small By, Rebecca Honig

Something Very Sad Happened By, Bonnie Zucker

Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo, and Courtenay Fletcher

The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens By, Alan D Wolfelt

The Heart and the Bottle By, Oliver Jeffers

The Invisible String By, Patrice Karst

The Invisible String Workbook By, Patrice Karst, and Dana Wyss

The Memory Box: A Book about Grief By, Joanna Rowland

The Next Place By, Warren Hanson

The Rabbit Listened By, Cori Doerrfeld

There Was a Baby… By, Laura J. Camerona

We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead By, Pat Schwiebert

When Someone Dies By, Laura J Camerona

Where Are You Lydie? By, Emma Poore

Social and Emotional Development

Alex’s Compromising Curse: A Book About How To Compromise With Others  By, Courtney Butorac

Am I a Unicorn? By, Stephanie Sorkin

Ari the Brave’s Jungle Journey By, Krystal Wallick

Black Cloud Blues By, Christine A. Emery

#BabyLove: My Social Life By, Corine Dehghanpisheh

Beautifully Different By, Dana Salim

Bella Gets Worried: A Book About Dealing With Anxiety By, Courtney Butorac

Divorce is The Worst By, Anastasia Higginbotham

Elephant Wind By, Heather L. Beal

Feelings are Flags By, Abigail Morales

Finding Your Fit: A KId-to-Kid Guide to Fitness, Food, and Feelings By, Kimberly King

Flowers and Bubbles A Story about Coping With Anger and Frustration By, Allison C. Siegel, L.M.S.W.

Frenemy Jane: The Sometimes Friend By, Stephanie Sorkin

Gorilla Thumps and Bear Hugs: A Tapping Solution Children’s Story By, Alex Ortner

Hey Goose! What’s Your Excuse? By, Lisa Griffin

I Can Be a Superhero During a Lockdown By, Rachel Tepfer Copeland

I Said No! A Kid to Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private By, Kimberly King

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings By, Jo Witek

Jack Gets Too Silly: A Book About When it’s OK To Be Silly By, Courtney Butorac

Lily Gets Bossy: A Book About Letting Others Lead By, Courtney Butorac

Max Gets Inflexible: A Book About Staying Flexible By, Courtney Butorac

Mooshu Worries By, Yona Diamond Dansky

My Feelings are a Hurricane By, Krystal Wallick

My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing By, Nick Ortner

Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

Tessie Tames Her Tongue By, Melissa Martin

That’s Not Fair!: A Book About How Fair is Not Always Equal By, Courtney Butorac

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard: Stuck in the Mud By, Simon Calcavecchia

The Gift of the Lady Bug By, Carole M. Amber

The Highway Inside of Me By, Julian Cate

The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

The Toothless Puppy: A Tale of Differences By, Ashley Almon and Karen Almon

When Your Parents Divorce: A Kid-to-Kid Guide to Dealing with Divorce By, Kimberly King

Just For Fun

Chocolate Shoes with Licorice Laces By, Stephanie Sorkin

Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32  By, B.C.R. Fegan

Inspired By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo

The Big Adventures of Tiny House By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo, and Courtenay Fletcher

The Artist Who Loved Cats By, Susan Schaefer Bernardo, and Courtenay Fletcher

The Day That A Ran Away By, B.C.R. Fegan

The Super Silly Wash Your Hands Dance By, Katie Taylor

Sleepy Toes By, Kelli McNeil and Corri Doerrfeld

Parents, Caregivers, and Child Life Specialists 

But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: For Parents and Professionals Helping Child Suicide Survivors By, Barbara Rubel

Child Survivors of Suicide: A Guide Book for Those Who Care For Them By, Rebecca Parkin and Karen DunneMaxim

Everybody Stay Calm By, Dr. Angel Mackenzie

Following Imagination: Activities that move create and play with guided imagery By, Genevieve Lowry, Med, CCLS

Forever Connected: A Guide For Parents, Activities to Help Build & Maintain Connections With a Dying Parent By, Caitlin Koch

How To Help Children Cope Through a Parent’s Serious Illness By, Kathleen McCue

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk By, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

How To Talk So Little Kids Will Listen By Joanna Faber and Julie King

I Said No! A Kid to Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private By, Kimberly King

Maddie’s Miracles: A Book of Life  By, Scott Kramer

Taking Your Child To The Hospital Or The Doctor By, Patricia Weiner, MS

The Parents’ Guide to Clubfoot By, Betsy Miller

The Parents’ Guide to Hip Dysplasia By, Betsy Miller

The Tapping Solution for Parents, Children & Teenagers: How to Let Go of Excessive Stress, Anxiety and Worry and Raise Happy, Healthy, Resilient Families By, Nick Ortner

Run to the Light By, Laura Edwards

Stars in the Sand: Finding The Light of the Lord in Unexpected Places By, Leigh Snyder

Visible Ink Written pieces from patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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