Remembering My Pet: A Kid's Own Spiritual Workbook for When a Pet Dies

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$25.99  $24.17
Publisher
Skylight Paths Publishing
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Pages
48
Dimensions
8.28 X 10.3 X 0.41 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781594732218

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About the Author

Nechama Liss-Levinson, PhD, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice and author of When a Grandparent Dies: A Kid's Own Remembering Workbook for Dealing with Shiva and the Year Beyond; Talking to Children about Death; and Remembering My Pet: A Kid's Own Spiritual Workbook for When a Pet Dies, as well as many articles on developmental milestones in the Jewish family, and the emotional impact of death and illness on children and adults. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her husband and two daughters.

Nechama Liss-Levinson PhD is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Musings, Milestones and Mayhem at Midlife
  • Not Your Bubby's Bubby: Being a Modern Jewish Grandmother
  • Talking to Children about Death
  • When a Grandparent Dies: Helping the Whole Family to Cope
  • Whose Bat Mitzvah Is It Anyway? Coming of Age and Coming Together

Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette, MDiv, is senior minister of First Congregational Church of Somerville, United Church of Christ, in Somerville, Massachusetts, and has worked with children in crisis in the United States and abroad.

Lynn L. Caruso is an inspiring educator, writer, parent/child ad-vocate and mother of three children. A contributing writer to Mothering magazine, her work has been published in many other national journals and magazines. Caruso is also the editor of the first-of-its-kind Blessing the Animals: Prayers and Ceremonies to Celebrate God's Creatures, Wild and Tame and Honoring Motherhood: Prayers, Ceremonies & Blessings (both SkyLight Paths).

Reviews

"Sensitive, inviting and respectful of both kids and animals ... may help grieving young people tremendously as they take up life again after a beloved pet has died."
--Sy Montgomery, author, The Good, Good Pig and Journey of the Pink Dolphins

"Provides a mirror not only into the life of a pet, but also into the heart and soul of the pet's young owner."
--Nancy Sohn Swartz, author, In Our Image: God's First Creatures and How Did the Animals Help God?

"Spiritually wise and psychologically sound ... leads parents and their children tenderly and creatively through the painful process of healing--the authors well understand that children do not lose just their pet, they lose a beloved member of their family."
--Rev. August Gold, author, Where Does God Live?

"[The death of a pet] can loom large and last long in the lives of young children (and their parents). This book provides a sensitive process for integrating this experience into a richer understanding of who all of God's creatures are to each other."
--Eliot Daley, former producer, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood; author, Father Feelings

"A beautiful workbook that allows children to express their emotions through a variety of activities.... Will help adults guide young children through the grief process.... Recommend[ed]."
--Congregational Libraries Today

"Strongly recommended.... Will enable a child to express and deal with their feelings."
--Midwest Book Review

"Wonderful.... Giv[es] permission to a bereaved child to mourn a pet ... [and] teaches them also to come to terms with death."
--Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues Newsletter


"Sensitive, inviting and respectful of both kids and animals ... may help grieving young people tremendously as they take up life again after a beloved pet has died."
-Sy Montgomery, author, The Good, Good Pig and Journey of the Pink Dolphins

"Provides a mirror not only into the life of a pet, but also into the heart and soul of the pet's young owner."
-Nancy Sohn Swartz, author, In Our Image: God's First Creatures and How Did the Animals Help God?

"Spiritually wise and psychologically sound ... leads parents and their children tenderly and creatively through the painful process of healing-the authors well understand that children do not lose just their pet, they lose a beloved member of their family."
-Rev. August Gold, author, Where Does God Live?

"[The death of a pet] can loom large and last long in the lives of young children (and their parents). This book provides a sensitive process for integrating this experience into a richer understanding of who all of God's creatures are to each other."
-Eliot Daley, former producer, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood; author, Father Feelings

"A beautiful workbook that allows children to express their emotions through a variety of activities.... Will help adults guide young children through the grief process.... Recommend[ed]."
-Congregational Libraries Today

"Strongly recommended.... Will enable a child to express and deal with their feelings."
-Midwest Book Review

"Wonderful.... Giv[es] permission to a bereaved child to mourn a pet ... [and] teaches them also to come to terms with death."
-Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues Newsletter