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Helping Children Think About Bereavement

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Every day in the UK, around 53 children and young people are bereaved of a parent and on average, 17 babies die just before, at or soon after birth. Each year, 3,000 children and young people die between the ages of 1 and 19 as a result of illness or accident; 6,000 families are bereaved by suicide. 4 - 7% of children will have had one of their parents die by the time they are 16. Statistics indicate that up to 70% of schools have a bereaved pupil on their books at any given time. These figures, taken from the Child Bereavement Charity's website, are for those directly affected. No figures are available for countless other lives also affected. Details surrounding death and its aftermath are not always readily talked about or well handled; death is kept at a distance and is not seen as a natural part of life. When it does happen, children need to be able to express themselves and know their feelings are a normal part of grieving. This book provides a nine part differentiated story and activities to help normalise death and allow children to develop emotional literacy to talk about it. The author along with the Child Bereavement Charity's schools co-ordinator, have written activities and notes on how to use the story to develop children's emotion literacy and prepare them for bereavement. This book also offers support for teachers while dealing with the subject, outlines how children's understanding of death develops and provides insight in to the grieving process. The story is presented at different levels for children who have mild and moderate learning difficulties; notes and commentary take account of their special needs for children who have English as a second language for mainstream children in KS1 and also KS2 (2 levels)


How To Write A Children's Book

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Do You Want to Know How to Write a Children's Book?Have you ever said, "I've always wanted to write a book for kids!" but then never got around to it? Maybe you didn't know where to start, or how to get a good idea. Now you can start to write your book for children when you read How to Write a Children's Book, brought to you by the Institute of Children's Literature.There are so many different kinds of children's books, from picture books to chapter books, middle grade novels, and young adult, it's hard to know which way to go. Should you decide you're going to write for a particular age group and then come up with an idea that fits them? Or should you decide to write a story or article about a particular idea, then choose the age group that's right for it? Almost anything can become a nonfiction topic for young readers, given their curiosity and appetite for facts about the world around them. But each topic has to be aimed at the right readership. You'll have a much better handle on all this and more once you read the chapter "How Old Is Your Reader?"How to Write a Children's Book Will Start You on Your Way to Being an AuthorWhether you you want to have a full-blown career writing children's books, be traditionally publish, self-publish, or simply want one book to hand down to your own children and grandkids, How to Write a Children's Book will help you.Here's What You'll Learn from How to Write a Children's Book: Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Bestselling children's authors like Judy Blume, R.L. Stine, Jane Yolen and more share their answers. You'll find out how to know when an idea is worth following, and how to write a smart book.How to figure out which readership is right for you.How to target and hit the mark with your reader and make sure you're writing to the right age.How to get going, using writing prompts providedHow to get to know your main characterHow to plot a great storyWhat editors wish writers knewFive good tools that can get you into bad troubleWhether you're a first time or advanced writer, you'll love how inspirational and educational How to Write a Children's Book is, and how much it helps you! All the way to the very end, where you'll find Your Organization Checklist Character and Settings Checklist Sentence Structure Checklist Mechanics ChecklistScroll to the top of this page and click the buy button to learn to write your children's book today!"


Teach Me How To Teach My Child

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