A Taste of Blackberries

Author: Doris Buchanan-Smith

Recommended age group: 8-12 years

Description: This is an older book, first printed in 1973, however it has stood the test of time for helping children grieve. The story centres around Jamie who is always getting into mischief with his best friend. After a prank goes wrong, killing Jamie, it leaves his friend to face many difficult thoughts and questions – including how he will continue doing all the things they loved doing together.