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The Scar (original 2009; edition 2011)

by Charlotte Moundlic, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)

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Title:The Scar
Authors:Charlotte Moundlic
Other authors:Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
Info:Candlewick (2011), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:Easy, Gr.1-3, Gr.k-1, Gr.k-3, Life Lessons

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The Scar by Charlotte Moundlic (2009)

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In this story the little boys mother passes away in her sleep and the little boy is afraid of what may happen now that she is not here, One day his grand mother tells him his mother will always be in his heart and with him.

Pierce College Library
Ages 3-8
  veronicar6189 | Mar 22, 2014 |
This is about a little boy who is dealing with his mother' s and illness and her death. The boy grieving and being angry and remembering his mother.

Age: 3-6
Source: pierce college library ( )
  larisharenee | Mar 13, 2014 |
This book talks about mom's dead. The boy is young, but mom dead. When his dad sad, he tried to take care hus dad. This book show what he can do when the mom dead.

Source: Pierce College Library
Age: 3+
  Yuna0130 | Mar 3, 2014 |
A little boy is dealing with his mother being ill. one day he wakes up and finds out that his mother passed away in her sleep. He deals with a lot of emotions and tries what every he can to keep his mothers presence around. This book is wonderful at shoeing the process of grief and lose.
  RoniDavis | Feb 17, 2014 |
Little boy's mom dies. He desperately missed her. Also, he's angry for leaving him alone. His grandma helps him to see that his mom will always be with him.
Ages:3-5
Source: ECE Class
  Hamidfaezeh | Feb 16, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763653411, Hardcover)

A little boy responds to his mother's death in a genuine, deeply moving story leavened by glimmers of humor and captivating illustrations.

When the boy in this story wakes to find that his mother has died, he is overwhelmed with sadness, anger, and fear that he will forget her. He shuts all the windows to keep in his mother's familiar smell and scratches open the cut on his knee to remember her comforting voice. He doesn't know how to speak to his dad anymore, and when Grandma visits and throws open the windows, it's more than the boy can take--until his grandmother shows him another way to feel that his mom's love is near. With tenderness, touches of humor, and unflinching emotional truth, Charlotte Moundlic captures the loneliness of grief through the eyes of a child, rendered with sympathy and charm in Olivier Tallec's expressive illustrations.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:41:28 -0400)

When his mother dies, a little boy is angry at his loss but does everything he can to hold onto the memory of her scent, her voice, and the special things she did for him, even as he tries to help his father and grandmother cope.

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