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If Nathan Were Here
by Mary Bahr
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802852351, Paperback)If Nathan were here, we would meet in our tree fort we would take the shortcut through the woods we would try to splash each other in the puddlesIn If Nathan Were Here, author Mary Bahr gently explores the grief of a young boy whose best friend has died. With the help of an understanding teacher, a kind neighbor, and an empathetic parent, the boy finds ways to give expression to his questions and sorrow and to reach out to someone else who needs him.Mary Bahr's evocative text conveys a child's grief with honesty and sensitivity, while Karen Jerome's soft watercolors poignantly capture the tender nature of children's friendships.
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Sensitive story of how one little boy is encouraged and supported to find his own way to remember his best friend who has died.
2 editions of this book were published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
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