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Rachel and the Upside Down Heart


A true story by Eileen Douglas.

Illustrated by Katherine Potter.

A true story about how a four year old girl rediscovers happiness – while keeping the memory of her father alive in her heart. Children of all ages can learn that the death of a loved one can, with time and faith, be accepted.

Norman Vincent Peale writes that this book is "a parable that touches every heart...readers will learn the heart will eventually be righted." PARENTGUIDE News, Dec., 1990 states, "The book is an uplifting, heartwarming story of recovery and joy." Children's Literature Journal, June, 1990, said, "Tender, well crafted story about grief and growth.

Parents, teacher and counselors searching for a way to help children cope with the death of a loved one can once again. Rachel's story available through New Leaf Resources.