Bibliographic Details

The children who lived : using Harry Potter and other fictional characters to help grieving children and adolescents / Kathryn A. Markell and Marc A. Markell ; illustrations by Morgan K. Carr-Markell.

Author / Creator Markell, Kathryn A.
Imprint New York : Routledge, c2008.
Description xxvi, 182 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Language English
Subject Grief in children.
Bereavement in children.
Grief in adolescence.
Bereavement in adolescence.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Bereavement in adolescence.
Bereavement in children.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Grief in adolescence.
Grief in children.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7125628
Other authors / contributors Markell, Marc A.
ISBN 9780415957656 (softcover)
0415957656 (softcover)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-178) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Children Who Lived
  • The Authors' Story
  • How to Use This Book
  • Theme 1. The Mirror of Erised (Including Guidelines for Using All the Themes)
  • Guide to Using the Themes
  • Section 1. Using the Harry Potter Books By J.K. Rowling to Help Grieving Children and Adolescents
  • 1. Hogwarts Houses and Other Ways to Identify With Characters
  • Theme 2. Harry's Scar
  • Theme 3. The Sorting Hat and Hogwarts Houses
  • Theme 4. Favorite Character
  • Theme 5. Quidditch Team Positions
  • Theme 6. Finding a Wand
  • Theme 7. Neville's Wand: Grief for Non-Death Losses
  • Theme 8. Luna Lovegood and Her Mom
  • Theme 9. Names and Their Meanings
  • Theme 10. Favorite Teachers
  • 2. Thestrals and Ghosts: Death in the Harry Potter Books
  • Theme 11. Talking About Death
  • Theme 12. Seeing the World Differently
  • Theme 13. After Death Beliefs
  • Theme 14. Death Rituals and Mourning
  • Theme 15. Grieving the Loss of a Difficult Person
  • Theme 16. Wishing I Knew You Better
  • Theme 17. When Adults Can't Help
  • Theme 18. The Deathday Party
  • Theme 19. Loss of a Pet
  • Theme 20. "I'd be furious if it was me!"
  • Theme 21. Inheritance
  • Theme 22. Fear of Dying
  • Theme 23. War: "I see them d-d-dead all the time!"
  • Theme 24. The Readers Who Lived
  • 3. Riddikulus: Dealing With Anxieties and Fears
  • Theme 25. Boggarts, Dementors and Patronuses
  • Theme 26. Felix Felicis Potion
  • Theme 27. Occlumency and Legilimency
  • Theme 28. Promises: The Unbreakable Vow
  • Theme 29. All Was Well
  • 4. Using Magical Objects to Cope With Grief
  • Theme 30. Remembralls
  • Theme 31. The Two-Way Mirror
  • Theme 32. The Pensieve
  • Theme 33. The Portkey
  • Theme 34. Room of Requirement
  • Theme 35. Broomsticks
  • Theme 36. The Hogwarts Express Train
  • Section 2. Four Other Novels to Help Grieving Children and Adolescents
  • 5. Charlotte's Web
  • Theme 37. Emotions
  • Theme 38. Feeling Upset
  • Theme 39. Friends
  • Theme 40. Fun Activities
  • Theme 41. Sadness
  • Theme 42. Traits of the Person Who Died
  • Theme 43. Funeral or Memorial Service
  • 6. The Secret Garden
  • Theme 44. The Key to the Garden
  • Theme 45. Loneliness
  • Theme 46. Difficult Children
  • Theme 47. Sympathy for Others
  • Theme 48. How Could You Die!
  • Theme 49. The Power of Positive Thinking
  • 7. Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Theme 50. True Names for Pets
  • Theme 51. Accidental Death
  • Theme 52. Religion and Death
  • 8. Ordinary People
  • Theme 53. Grief Takes Energy and Time
  • Theme 54. People Don't Know What to Say
  • Theme 55. If Grief Was a Color
  • Theme 56. Who Am I Now?
  • Section 3. Games
  • 9. Wizard Challenge Game Rules and Guidelines
  • Game 1. Levitate and Prophesize
  • Game 2. Challenge and Prophesize
  • Card Game
  • 10. Word Games
  • Sentence Completion
  • Missing Word Stories
  • 11. Solace the Story Dragon Activity
  • Basic Story
  • Section 4. More Craft Ideas
  • 12. No-Sew Themed Scarves or Blankets
  • 13. Other No-Sew Fabric Projects
  • 14. Making Memory Boxes
  • 15. Decorating Picture Frames
  • 16. Decorating Porcelain Objects
  • Harry Potter Glossary
  • References
  • Index