Hope for Kids in Crisis is a series of resources designed to bring God's hope and healing to children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Among the materials are two children’s picture books: award-winning Emily Lost Someone She Loved, and Keep Your Eyes Up, Franklin! (available soon). Also in production is a 13-week grief curriculum for children.
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Emily Lost Someone She Loved
A recipient of Illumination and Moonbeam medals, and featured on Focus on the Family's daily radio broadcast, Emily Lost Someone She Loved helps point grieving children back to Jesus after tragedy.
This Box of Blessings is a gift of comfort and healing for a grieving child. It includes Emily Lost Someone She Loved, and can be customized for more than one child.
Downloadable Grief Resources
Downloadable, reproducible grief resources for kids. Ideal for church groups, classrooms, grief groups, or one on one with your grieving child. Delivered via PDF downloads.
Keep Your Eyes Up, Franklin!
From Kathleen Fucci, author of Emily Lost Someone She Loved, comes a story about a boy who experiences the death of his closest companion in life, his dad. It’s only when Franklin learns about God’s perfect Fatherly-love for him that he finds the courage to look up again.
13-Week Grief Curriculum
This curriculum will walk children through the grieving process by focusing on the hope found in Christ alone. Each week’s lesson will explore a different Bible story on loss, highlighting God’s restoration in the midst of very hard circumstances. Lessons will also include personal testimonies from people who lost loved ones when they were young.
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