Using Books to Help Build
a Child’s Coping Skills

Bobby’s Books is a program that uses books to help children and adults deal with difficult issues. Using children's literature as a springboard for conversations will give kids the chance to express their feelings and tell their own stories.

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Knots on a Counting Rope
John Archambault, Bill Martin, Jr.

Knots on a Counting Rope

In this poignant story, the counting rope is a metaphor for the passage of time and for a boy's emerging confidence in facing his blindness.

This book discusses illness of a grandparent, lessons learned from loved ones and memories. Grandparents are some of the closest relationships a child can experience and the loss of that grandparent is significant. Help them understand the life process and to see this loss, not through eyes of sadness, but through eyes of love.

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April 26-27, 2014

Surviving Loss: The Hardest Journey of Your Life

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Marmon Valley Farm, 7754 State Route 292, Zanesfield, OH 43360

April 28, 2014

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Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, OH

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Bobby's Books is an exceptional, developmentally appropriate resource to help children, from the very young to the adolescent, learn how to grow positively through grief and loss.

Beth White, MSN
Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
St. Vincent Mercy Children's Hospital