Goodbye, Mousie

Title

Goodbye, Mousie

Authors

Robie H. Harris

Illustrator

Jan Ormerod

Publisher

Aladdin Paperbacks

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780689871344

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD400L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family member death; death of a pet; grief; loss

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Cuffies: Children's Booksellers Choose Their Favorite (and not-so favorite) Books of the Year, 2001, Honorable Mention, Best Treatment of Social Issue

Keywords

mouse; box; grave; sign; sadness; toast; food; bored; toys; burial; comfort

Diversity Impact

direct

Goodbye, Mousie

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