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Every day, it seems children witness more violence, be it in the home, on the way to school, or in the schoolyard. While we cannot prevent everything that might happen to our children, A Terrible Thing Happened helps young children process their feelings and reactions to it. "As a picture book, A Terrible Thing is an unqualified success, especially in terms of the all-important interaction of text and pictures. These illustrations are not only professionally executed, they serve the text extremely well, adding welcome touches of humor to the exposition of this very serious subject."-Michael Cart, Booklist Magazine

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carlymarie, June 24, 2008 (view all comments by carlymarie)
This is a terrific resource for anyone who interacts with children. The "terrible" thing that happened isn't explicitly named within the book, giving kids the freedom to relate their own experiences to the text. Good for natural disasters, death of a pet or person, separation...
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ISBN:
9781557987013
ill.:
Pillo, Cary
Author:
Pillo, Cary
Author:
Holmes, Margaret M.
Author:
Pillo, Cary
Publisher:
Magination Press
Location:
Washington, DC :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Emotional problems
Subject:
Child witnesses
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Emotions and Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [32]).
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.04x8.03x.16 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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