A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.
Family Relationships; Family member death; death of a pet; grief; loss
mother and father
Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so favorite) Books of the Year, 2001, Honorable Mention, Best Treatment of Social Issue
mouse; box; grave; sign; sadness; toast; food; bored; toys; burial; comfort
Harris, Robie H., "Goodbye, Mousie" (2004). Diverse Families. 1960.