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Episode 78: Books for Childhood Grief with Jodi Meltzer

On this week's dose of book recommendations, library love, and literary enthusiasm, our Library Laura Podcast guest is Jodi Meltzer. Jodi is the award-winning author of two children's books,  When You Lived in My Belly  (about a baby and mother's journey from conception to birth, which we talked about on the Mother's Day  Episode 56.  ) and  Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are  (which addresses childhood grief).  Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are   helps kids cope with grief, loss, and longing in an enchanting way, sparking meaningful conversations about the everlasting power of love. Jodi is also a prolific blogger (especially about parenting, divorce, and grief) with a journalism background. We also chat about what middle grade books her son Alex might enjoy reading since he liked my recommendations so much last time!  Keep in touch with Jodi Meltzer on  Twitter ,  Instagram , and  Facebook , or visit her  website .  Preorder  Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are  before Octob

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Laura 's Goodreads bookshelf: read

The Slug Queen Chronicles: Season One
Christmas Night 1776
A Perilous Undertaking
The Mostly Invisible Boy
Please Close It!
On the Bright Side: Stories about Friendship, Love, and Being True to Yourself
The Giving Tree
At Home in Mitford
The Last Year of the War
The Goblin Emperor
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
Goodnight, Anne
Such a Fun Age
Every Heart a Doorway
The Underground Railroad
The Hate U Give
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
A Kind of Paradise

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