What This Kid Wants Adults To Know About Grief

Non-Fiction - Grief/Hardship
63 Pages
Reviewed on 01/15/2020
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Author Biography

Bryce relishes his role as “big brother”. At the age of six, that role was redefined with the loss of his little sister. His tender servant heart has led him to serve other grieving children including his little brother TJ.

In November 2018, his desire to help expanded to adults that care for ‘little hurting hearts’ and less than a year later, “What This Kid Wants Adults to Know About Grief” was born. Since then with insight and wisdom, he has gained from his unique journey, Bryce has shared his experience and knowledge with the caring adult community looking for ways to better connect and care for the grieving children in their lives.

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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

What This Kid Want Adults To Know About Grief by Bryce A. Fields as told to Bradley Vinson speaks about discussing grief with children in a safe space. The unique views in the book will be useful when it comes to helping grieving young hearts travel the hard journey to healing. Bryce's life is different since his sister Alanna passed away. They did a lot of things together and now she is only in his memories. Healing needs time and also a little space. The insights shared are helpful in bringing together adults and kids in a space where they are comfortable having a dialogue so that healing becomes easier.

There are many books that speak about dealing with grief but what makes this one different and unique is that it addresses the topic from the perspective of a child. Loved ones who have been lost cannot be brought back and this book is a good tool to make adults understand and realize what children want from them while grieving. The approach to the topic is not dramatic; instead, it is logical and will help adults deal with their grieving kids in a much better way. Therapy can be a good thing too when it comes to dealing with grief. The boy's angst, grief, and pain in the story are tangible to readers. What This Kid Want Adults To Know About Grief by Bryce A. Fields will build a better bridge to communication so that adults can understand the pain and grief of their children.

Joe Carvalho

An amazing young man
We know Bryce personally. Both of our boys went to school with Bryce (Alden Montessori). He is one very special boy. He’s been through so much and is full of love and kindness. His words and emotion are poured out in raw honesty in this book. He gives you unfiltered access to the grieving process from a child’s perspective. What a wonderful, heartbreaking and inspiring book.