Samantha Jane's Missing Smile by Donna Pincus; Julie Kaplow; Beth Speigel (Illustrator)
Since Samantha Jane's dad died, she has been sad and quiet, keeping to herself. One day, her neighbor Mrs Cooper gently asks her about her missing smile, and Sammy Jane begins to open up about her grief, her worries, and her confusion. Sammy Jane's mother joins her daughter, and helps her further with accepting and responding to her profound loss.
Publication Date: 2007-05-15