Tear Jerkers: Children's Books That Make You Cry

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I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER by Robert Munch

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Jennifer A added this item on September 24, 2009

Jennifer A commented on September 24, 2009 - I became a mother for the first time, my mother sent this book to me. It is so precious, you will cry no matter what or who you are. There isn't a better tear jerker on the planet thanks mom. I Love You

Jennifer A voted on September 24, 2009

Wendy D commented on September 25, 2009 - I remember the 1st time I read this book- it was to a group of 4 year olds...I didn't even have kids yet....I had to stop reading for a second because I got a huge lump in my throat and couldn't.

Kathryn O voted on September 26, 2009

Miss Tiffany voted on September 26, 2009

Cookie C voted on September 28, 2009

Cookie C commented on September 28, 2009 - I discovered this book when I started teaching in 1987 and read it to my then 7 year old son and 8 year old daughter. Each year I share it with my class and it grows with me...I have bought it for my friends, nieces, and finally for my grandson Logan 17

Nikki B commented on September 28, 2009 - I loved this book since as far back as I can remember. I have two babies of my own now, and read it to them all of the time. I get a lump in my throat every time I read it! Every night as I'm tucking my daughter into bed I tell her... I will love you fo

Nikki B voted on September 28, 2009

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Sandy C commented on September 28, 2009 - this one gets me all the time! love it!

Sandy C voted on September 28, 2009

Purple Mom commented on September 28, 2009 - I can't even read this one any more; especially now that my Mom is gone.

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Lena commented on September 28, 2009 - this isn't a children's book... but I loved it

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Kim L voted on September 28, 2009

Kim L commented on September 28, 2009 - When people come to visit us, my boys bring it to them, tell them "this book makes mommy cry" and ask them to read it to them...

Johnni J commented on September 28, 2009 - Years ago we did this as a play in our church, ever since than It's been one of my favorites. I now have two daughters and cry every time read them this story. I give it as a gift at every baby shower!

Kirsten R voted on September 28, 2009

Lora B voted on September 28, 2009

Lora B commented on September 28, 2009 - I can't read this to my son anymore, I get halfway through it and I can see to read through my tears. I give at every shower as well.

Barbara D voted on September 28, 2009

Donna R voted on September 28, 2009

Donna R commented on September 28, 2009 - This book was given to me by my son for my first Mother's Day when he was only 5 months old. He is 13 and I still cry when I read it!

Beth D voted on September 28, 2009

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Mary C voted on September 28, 2009

Mary C commented on September 28, 2009 - I'll love you forever I'll like you for always As long as I'm living My baby you'll be Gets me everytime!

Jennifer H commented on September 28, 2009 - Especially at the end when her son is all grown up and she is trying to say it one last time and can't so he says it to her and then goes home and picks up his baby daughter and says it to her. Makes me cry every time I read it to my children.

Jennifer H voted on September 28, 2009

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Cindy E commented on September 28, 2009 - Gosh, I cry just thinking about this book!

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Laura W commented on September 28, 2009 - I am tearing up just reading the list for crying out loud - I can't even read this one with my son!!

Angela R voted on September 28, 2009

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Cat G commented on September 28, 2009 - This one absolutely wrecks me!!

Keesha B commented on September 28, 2009 - Destroyed everytime I read it...

Leslie L voted on September 28, 2009

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Recymom M voted on September 28, 2009

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Lisa F voted on September 28, 2009

Lisa F commented on September 28, 2009 - I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as you're living, my baby you'll be.

Melinda W voted on September 28, 2009

Katie E voted on September 28, 2009

MommyOfthree commented on September 28, 2009 - Love this book but just to clarify it's Robert Munsch, in case anybody wants to buy it from a bookstore etc. Plus I'm a book editor so LoL.

MommyOfthree voted on September 28, 2009

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Diane C voted on September 28, 2009

Diane C commented on September 28, 2009 - This is a wonderful book that helps moms and dads, along with kids, think about how wonderful it is to have each other's love.

Gina C commented on September 28, 2009 - I LOVE,LOVE, LOVE THIS SWEET BOOK> ALWAYS MAKES ME CRY. SUCH A SWEET MESSAGE!

Rochelle F voted on September 28, 2009

MissRed commented on September 28, 2009 - LOVE this book! My mom gave it to me after my daughter was born. I cried the first time (and subsequent times) I read it! So so sweet.

Nicole P voted on September 28, 2009

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Hilda M voted on September 28, 2009

Hilda M commented on September 28, 2009 - I have 4sons and bought each of them a copy.

Andrea S voted on September 28, 2009

Andrea S commented on September 28, 2009 - My parents gave us each a copy when we turned 16 and then gave our spouses one on our wedding day. We gave our own daughter one when she was born.

Christi H voted on September 28, 2009

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Fausett K voted on September 28, 2009

2princesand1princess voted on September 28, 2009

Elizabeth F voted on September 28, 2009

Elizabeth F commented on September 28, 2009 - I read this to my boys every single night for years!!! Ten years later they still won't go to sleep without "I love you forever, I love you for always, as long as I'm living my baby you'll be" I love it !!!

Patty N voted on September 28, 2009

Jenny L voted on September 28, 2009

Debbie A voted on September 29, 2009

Debbie A commented on September 29, 2009 - I can't read past the middle of the book with out sobbing....

Elizabeth' J voted on September 29, 2009

Elizabeth' J commented on September 29, 2009 - Read this to my husband while we were dating...not marrried and no children...just wanted to share this special book when we were "book shopping" one day....I think he figured out how sentimental I was on that date! Means so much more now as we have a fa

Sue L voted on September 29, 2009

Mary Anne F commented on September 29, 2009 - Always makes me cry. The kids always look up to see if Mommy's crying again. Mary Anne

Mary Anne F voted on September 29, 2009

Beth A voted on September 29, 2009

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Jolena A voted on September 29, 2009

Jolena A commented on September 29, 2009 - I love this book and gave copies of it to my Mom and Grandmother! Makes me bawl my eyes out every time I read it!

Cheryl M voted on September 29, 2009

Roma L voted on September 29, 2009

Roma L commented on September 29, 2009 - I can't even THINK about this book without tearing up -- and my kids are 16 and 20!

Jennifer M voted on September 30, 2009

Lori R voted on September 30, 2009

Dorothy G voted on October 2, 2009

Lisa R voted on October 3, 2009

Lisa R commented on October 3, 2009 - Especially if your first born is a son. I can hardly look at the title without getting choked upWrite a comment

Jennifer N voted on October 5, 2009

Alison W voted on October 7, 2009

Justin L voted on October 7, 2009

Carla P voted on October 8, 2009

Sarah T voted on October 8, 2009

Jennifer R voted on October 13, 2009

Momof4 voted on October 16, 2009

Patty L voted on October 18, 2009

Monica B voted on October 24, 2009

Laura B voted on October 24, 2009

momx2 voted on November 15, 2009

Jennifer J voted on November 16, 2009

Tara W voted on December 6, 2009

Tracy E voted on December 8, 2009

Julie H commented on December 9, 2009 - I was fortunate enough to hear Robert Munsch tell this story (and others). Not a dry eye in the room. It is a wonderful story! I haven't read it to my daughter, although she has this book, because I can't do it yet without crying.

✿KJinHB✿ voted on February 4, 2010

lovemygirls voted on January 13, 2011

Jodi M voted on January 15, 2011

Jodi M commented on January 15, 2011 - I teach college-level Public Speaking and decided a few semesters ago to mix things up by having students read their favorite children's book as an introduction speech. I demonstrated with this book, and started blubbering halfway through. No kidding.

Kate N voted on January 16, 2011

Kristina M voted on January 17, 2011

Kristina M commented on January 17, 2011 - I Still read this to my son, my 6th grade teacher read this and I have loved it ever since.

Julie B voted on January 19, 2011

Ranee K voted on January 19, 2011

Angelika P voted on January 19, 2011

Carli M voted on January 21, 2011

45 Votes

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

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Susan C added this item on September 28, 2009

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Amitra S commented on September 28, 2009 - Gets me every time...kind of embarassing when I'm reading it out loud to my son. :)

Thrifty_mama commented on September 28, 2009 - Yes, this is the one for me! My voice will start to break towards the end & my son will hug me, & I'll start to cry! :) he always says "this book makes mommy cry"!

Carli S commented on September 28, 2009 - YES!!!! This is my all time favorite. So so sad. I actually even gave it to a friend who is planning on having children and i said 'You need to have this in the library!' such a lovely story. And the poor tree:)

Carli S voted on September 28, 2009

Gina C commented on September 28, 2009 - SUCH A STORY OF TRUE AND ETERNAL LOVE. ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITES>

Nicole P voted on September 28, 2009

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Angie F commented on September 28, 2009 - OMG!!! My son picked this up at the library & asked me to read it to him. I am usually NOT a crier, but I could not get through a third of it before I was bawling like a baby! My voice was quivering & tears were rolling, My son kept asking what was wr

fleurdelizzie voted on September 28, 2009

fleurdelizzie commented on September 28, 2009 - My children are of reading age now, so they read it to me!!

Christi H voted on September 28, 2009

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2princesand1princess voted on September 28, 2009

Pauline W commented on September 28, 2009 - This book is a favorite with me & I have given it as a gift many times, but it still reduces me to tears every time I read it.

barefootOCmama voted on September 28, 2009

Caryn H voted on September 29, 2009

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Emily V commented on September 29, 2009 - neither my husband nor i could get through it we were both crying so hard. my daughter was confounded.

Shanna M voted on September 30, 2009

Dawning B voted on October 5, 2009

Dawning B commented on October 5, 2009 - Gets me everytime!

Denise E voted on October 7, 2009

Justin L voted on October 7, 2009

Tara W voted on October 16, 2009

canadianroots voted on October 24, 2009

Bobbi J voted on October 24, 2009

Katherine V voted on November 13, 2009

Ann D voted on November 16, 2009

An M commented on November 16, 2009 - This one makes me sad and angry. Sad because of the selfless devotion of the giving tree and angry that it got cut down down despite all the love it showed. Didn't the boy grow up to cut it down? Please explain it to me so I'm not angry about the ending

Michelle H voted on January 13, 2011

lovemygirls voted on January 13, 2011

Christina H voted on January 14, 2011

Mamatha M voted on January 15, 2011

mrslavallie voted on January 16, 2011

Juel commented on January 17, 2011 - Just bought this for my nephew. It is a must for any child's library.

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The Velveteen Rabbit

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Carli S added this item on September 28, 2009

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Jen W voted on September 28, 2009

Jen W commented on September 28, 2009 - This always chokes me up.

Demeter L voted on September 28, 2009

Gina C commented on September 28, 2009 - HEARTBREAKING. LOVE IT>

Rochelle F voted on September 28, 2009

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Tm V voted on September 29, 2009

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Lisa N voted on September 30, 2009

Linda W voted on October 12, 2009

Gabrielle B voted on November 13, 2009

Christina H voted on January 14, 2011

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Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney

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Kathie K added this item on September 28, 2009

Kathie K voted on September 28, 2009

Kathie K commented on September 28, 2009 - This is the book I give to each of my grandchildren. When we talk, or when we say goodbye, I always tell them that I love them to the moon and back. My little 7 year old grandson says, "Grandma, I love you through all of the universe!" The older ones u

Christine A voted on September 28, 2009

Alleane T commented on September 28, 2009 - I sold this book in my last garage sale because I can't finish it without getting all choked up which scares my son - not good for bedtime!

Angie R voted on September 28, 2009

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2princesand1princess voted on September 28, 2009

Rachel C commented on September 28, 2009 - why would this one be a tear jerker? Their just stating they love each other

Yara V voted on September 29, 2009

Beth A voted on September 29, 2009

Amanda D voted on October 2, 2009

Karma voted on October 2, 2009

Tracy E voted on December 8, 2009

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Bridge to Terabithia

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Tara W added this item on September 24, 2009

Tara W voted on September 24, 2009

Kathryn O voted on September 26, 2009

Beth P voted on September 28, 2009

Angela T voted on September 28, 2009

Angela T commented on September 28, 2009 - This one gets me every time. Even the movie, which was on the other day had me bawling and I missed most of it. Came in at the right time and couldn't stop myself from crying.

Victoria B voted on September 28, 2009

Valerie L voted on September 28, 2009

Valerie L commented on September 28, 2009 - That's the one I came to put on the list. I was reading this in the lunch room when I got to the 'bad' part and was in tears. Someone came in and was concerned there was something wrong. Teachers really should warn the kids and parents when they assign

Carli S voted on September 28, 2009

Teri W voted on September 28, 2009

Teri W commented on September 28, 2009 - My daughter wanted to watch this for her birthday... I had no clue about the ending, and ended up with 7 crying little girls... not to mention myself. It was a pretty rough experience, and I was upset that they only made it seem like a fun kids movie on t

Gina C commented on September 28, 2009 - HAD THE SAME EXPERIENCE WITH THE MOVIE, "UP". TOO SAD.

Diana P voted on September 28, 2009

Mandy J voted on September 28, 2009

Lori R voted on September 30, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

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The Little Match Girl

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Linda B added this item on September 28, 2009

Bonnie S voted on September 28, 2009

Mandy J voted on September 28, 2009

Aleda C voted on October 4, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

Katherine V voted on November 13, 2009

Megan C voted on January 15, 2011

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Where the Red Fern Grows

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Shelly S added this item on September 28, 2009

Danielle S voted on September 28, 2009

Danielle S commented on September 28, 2009 - I still own this book at 43, and it STILL gets to me! My fave children's book by far.

Rochelle F voted on September 28, 2009

Bonnie S voted on September 28, 2009

AZneomom voted on October 2, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

Katherine V voted on November 13, 2009

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The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.

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Purple Mom added this item on September 28, 2009

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luvmyfamily commented on September 28, 2009 - Always gets me!

Kathie K voted on September 28, 2009

Demeter L voted on September 28, 2009

Demeter L commented on September 28, 2009 - My son's kindergarden teacher gave a copy of this book to EVERY child in his class! When I read it to his little sister, she started making a point of kissing my hand AND giving me her hand to kiss.... *sniff*

Heidi B voted on October 8, 2009

panthercat voted on January 12, 2011

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The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell

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Sandy D added this item on September 21, 2009

Sandy D voted on September 21, 2009

Sandy D commented on September 21, 2009 - My father used to read this to me and cry through the ending. Every Christmas, I follow the tradition my daddy started, and sob through a reading to my children.

Tracy B voted on September 28, 2009

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Alleane T commented on September 28, 2009 - My mom can't even be in the room when this book is read aloud. I read it out loud for my Jr. High speech class and half the girls were sniffling and wiping thier eyes before I finished it! I haven't dared attempt reading it to my son!

Rochelle F voted on September 28, 2009

Aleda C voted on October 4, 2009

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Old Yeller

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Donna F voted on September 28, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

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Heather L added this item on September 28, 2009

Florence S voted on September 29, 2009

AZneomom voted on October 2, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

Crazy Blonde Mama voted on October 8, 2009

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I love you all the way up to the moon. always made me cry when reading it to my son...who is now 18. hope I can get thru it with my tot !

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Tracy B added this item on September 28, 2009

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Nana Upstairs, Nana Downstairs by Tomie dePaola

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Sarah C added this item on September 28, 2009

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Carolyn M voted on September 30, 2009

Carolyn M commented on September 30, 2009 - I had 5 children and they wanted to hear this story every night ! I could barely get through it, each reciting. Excellent read !!!

Donna H commented on January 18, 2011 - My son's teacher gave this book to him when my mother died this past October. He asked my father to read it to him and I'm sitting here crying right now as I type this.

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Where the Red Fern Grows

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Sarah C added this item on September 30, 2009

Jennifer R voted on September 30, 2009

Jennifer R commented on September 30, 2009 - My daughter & I were both in tears at the end of this book!

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

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Where the Red Fern Grows

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Diana P added this item on September 28, 2009

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Donna F voted on September 28, 2009

Donna F commented on September 28, 2009 - I have read this with tears flowing to my children as well. What a love story!!!

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"Someday" by Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds is a big tear jerker for me. If anyone's interested, I've written list of Great Children's Books here: http://hubpages.com/hub/GreatChildrensBooks

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Brooke G voted on September 29, 2009

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Old Yeller

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Pam R added this item on September 28, 2009

Pam R commented on September 28, 2009 - This book has always brought me to tears. I won't ever watch the movie or read it again. Black Beauty brought me tears as a child and still does today as well.

Bonnie S voted on September 28, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. I read this last night before I gave it to my son to read, and I cried my eyes out. Lovely, superbly-written and moving children's story. A new classic, for sure.

Amy P added this item on September 25, 2009

Tracy B voted on September 28, 2009

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In Grandma's Arms -Karen Katz

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Amy K added this item on September 28, 2009

Tracy B voted on September 28, 2009

Tracy B commented on September 28, 2009 - we love all of Karen Katz's books...

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Max Lucado wrote a book called "Just in case you ever wonder"....talk about a boo hoo hoo moment!!!! :) I LOVE this book!!!! So hard to read though, my son kinda wonders why i stop reading for a moment (he's 2) :)

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Sheryl K added this item on September 28, 2009

Angie R voted on September 28, 2009

Angie R commented on September 28, 2009 - I LOVE this book. I tear up whenever I read it to my boys, too.

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Let Me Hold You Longer by Karen Kingsbury

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Kimberly M added this item on September 29, 2009

Kimberly M commented on September 29, 2009 - This book is about all the "lasts" that our kids do, instead of the "firsts". It mentions the last time they give you a dandelion bouquet, the last Little League game, the last nap with a favorite teddy bear, etc.

Carrie R voted on September 29, 2009

momX5 commented on January 20, 2011 - Thank you for including this book! I had read it quite a while ago and loved it, but then I could never remember the title or the author to find it again! I just ordered it!

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The Miracalous Journey of Edward Tulain

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Mandy J added this item on September 28, 2009

Mandy J commented on September 28, 2009 - sorry that I am a terrible speller and don't right now know who the author is, but the book is great and a real tear jerker.

Mandy J voted on September 28, 2009

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I Loved You Before You Were Born

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Demeter L voted on September 28, 2009

Demeter L commented on September 28, 2009 - Just the title brings me to tears!

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The Polar Express

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luvmyfamily commented on September 28, 2009 - The end always gets me.

Kathie K voted on September 28, 2009

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Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup by Pete Seeger, Paul Dubois Jacobs, and Michael Hays

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Demeter L added this item on September 28, 2009

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Demeter L commented on September 28, 2009 - I could barely finish this the first time I read it! It also comes with a CD with Pete Seeger narrating and singing the song. EXCELLENT story!

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Rudi's Pond by Eve Bunting

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Karen D added this item on September 29, 2009

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Karen D commented on September 29, 2009 - It is making me cry now just looking at the pictures of the parents cuddling their daughter in bed & telling her that her best friend, Rudi, has died. My son picked this book out at a bookstore when he was three & insisted that I read it to him regularly.

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The Lottery Rose

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Sarah M added this item on September 28, 2009

Sarah M commented on September 28, 2009 - I still reread this at least once a year and still cry! I remember reading it the first time though when I was about 10 and it opened my eyes to how lucky I was

mkayew voted on September 28, 2009

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Someday by Alison McGhee

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Sheryl Z added this item on October 1, 2009

Sheryl Z commented on October 1, 2009 - Don't attempt to read this one without a large hankie in hand. I am not joking! I barely made it through a reading of this "children's book" and realized it was written more for for me than for my daughter. It's beautiful and would make a heartfelt gif

Jessie L voted on October 1, 2009

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Tuck Everlasting !!

Josephine B added this item on November 14, 2009

Josephine B voted on November 14, 2009

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Let me hold you longer by Karen Kingsbury. This Fantastic book has me in tears at the first paragraph, it's a book about how a mother will always remember a child's first, but will she recognize his last. The last time he wants to be held, the last time h

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Peggy H commented on September 28, 2009 - All I did was read the description and I'm teary eyed.

Aleda C commented on October 4, 2009 - Me too!

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"Someday" by Alison McGhee, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. The gentle illustrated story of all the milestones a mother and daughter go through in life. I have had this book since it came out, and have not been able to read it without sobbing. Perfec

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Dawn M added this item on September 28, 2009

Keesha B commented on September 28, 2009 - same!!

shultzgang voted on January 14, 2011

momX5 commented on January 20, 2011 - OMG! I just read the summary on Amazon and started crying! This one would sink me for sure!

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The last book in the 'Samantha' and 'Molly' American Girl Dolls' series. Have me weeping every single time I read them. I love happy endings.

Lyn added this item on September 26, 2009

mkayew voted on September 28, 2009

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Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

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Heather L added this item on September 28, 2009

Carolyn C commented on September 28, 2009 - I agree! I read this to my 5th grade class every year and can't help but well up every time.

Carolyn C voted on September 28, 2009

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Shoey and Dot: Bug Meets Bundle It's about the finding of a little baby in China and her journey to her forever family that adopts her. As a mother, it will give you chills and bring you to tears.

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Christine A voted on September 28, 2009

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Butterfly Kisses. A book about daddy's little girl growing up until he walks her down the isle on her wedding day. So touching and sweet. I have tears thinking about it.

Melissa C added this item on September 28, 2009

Bonnie S voted on September 28, 2009

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Little Women

Tracy W added this item on September 28, 2009

Ellen F voted on October 6, 2009

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Little Raccoon's Big Question by Miriam Schlein and Ian Schoenherr (The question: "Mommy, when do you love me most of all?" Final answer: "Now, always right now!")

Demeter L added this item on September 28, 2009

Demeter L voted on September 28, 2009

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Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco

Donna H added this item on September 28, 2009

Donna H voted on January 18, 2011

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On the Night You Were Born, by Nancy Tillman. It's beautiful, and makes me cry in a GOOD way.

Kathryn D added this item on September 28, 2009

Diana P voted on September 28, 2009

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God's Dream by Bishop Desmond Tutu. Gorgeous illustrations and a beautiful message that we are all God's children & should be kind to each other. I bawled in the bookstore!

Alleane T added this item on September 28, 2009

Alleane T voted on September 28, 2009

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The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, gets me every time! It is about explaining death. It's very good!

Jennifer P added this item on September 29, 2009

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For us it was The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell. It's a family tradition to read this book on Christmas day and no one can read it or listen to it without crying.

Aleda C added this item on October 4, 2009

Jenny C commented on October 11, 2009 - My family too! Gee, I need to get this for my kids.

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Little Women by Lousia May Alcott

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Amitra S added this item on September 28, 2009

Amitra S commented on September 28, 2009 - The last part of the book always gets to me.

Shelly S commented on September 28, 2009 - I lose it everytime when Beth dies.

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Fanny's Dream by Caralyn and Mark Buehner

Bonnie J added this item on September 28, 2009

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On the Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier. A good friend gave this to me when my daughter was born, and I have given it to many new mothers and fathers since then.

Janene M added this item on September 28, 2009

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The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

dud added this item on September 29, 2009

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Stone Fox - I cry every time Stone Fox stops the race. I first read this book for a children's lit class. When I would use this book in class, I would have a student read this section aloud, because I still can't do it without crying.

Julie H added this item on December 9, 2009

Marguerite B commented on January 16, 2011 - Boy that sounds familiar. My daughters are 33 and 31 but I remember sending the book to school with my daughter for her teacher to read to the class. Her teacher broke down crying at the point and Laura, my daughter, had to continue reading it.

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The Frog Prince-I love and collect frogs so my son brought this home a year or two ago and we read it together and the ending made us both crybabies. It just ended badly as far as we were concerned. So unfair. I thought it would be a great book but it

Kimberly T added this item on September 28, 2009

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The Lemonade Club by Patricia Polacco This tender story about childhood cancer is beautifully written and sure to make you shed a tear!

Laura M added this item on September 28, 2009

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Angel in the Waters by Regina Doman and Ben Hatke

Diana B added this item on September 22, 2009

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Ginger Bread Man. As child I forgot about this. I read this to my son when he was little. I was the one crying. Post pardum I guess

Lois B added this item on September 28, 2009

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The Glug Glug Story by Paula Niko. This is a bittersweet story of what family and friendship really mean throughout life. This is a good read- aloud book or early reader. Great story, well told.

Denise M added this item on September 28, 2009

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Dancing on the Moon-- totally caught me by surprise because it's beautiful artwork and a sweet big sister/little brother story, then WHAM! The baby dies. SIDS. Whoa-- not prepared for that one! (I'm sorry I forget the author)

Kathryn D added this item on September 28, 2009

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You are My I Love You by Maryann Cusimano

Nichole M added this item on September 30, 2009

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Giraffes Can't Dance

Kirsten K added this item on September 28, 2009

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My Mama Had a Dancing Heart by Libba Moore Gray- This is so worth the tears! My son came home from school talking about this book so I checked the name with his kindergarten teacher and bought it immediately. From that day forward I have been inspired

Lydia H added this item on September 28, 2009

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Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel

Jennifer D added this item on September 28, 2009

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Bambi by Felix Salten. This made me cry as a child and I'm pretty sure it still would! It was so hard to accept that Bambi's mother died.

Sheila O added this item on September 28, 2009

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The last book that made me cry was "Totally Disgusting" (sorry, don't remember the author) about a dog named Barkiss and a cat named "Mewkiss" (mucus--the totally disgusting of the title) and the rat in the backyard and the elderly cat next-door.

Mom P added this item on October 2, 2009

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Abraham Lincoln Comes Home by Robert Burleigh

B R added this item on September 28, 2009

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I Love You the Purplest by Barbara Joosse

Michelle P added this item on September 28, 2009

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Puff The Magic Dragon

Kirsten K added this item on September 28, 2009

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Desser, the best cat ever

Meg D added this item on September 28, 2009

Meg D commented on September 28, 2009 - the story is told from the point of view of a child whode cat has died. It was her parents cat before she was born.

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Berenstien Bears Book: The Spooky Old Tree My Children and grandchildren loved this book and I have read it so many times, I've got it memorized, as have my little ones.

Cheriu C added this item on September 28, 2009

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Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli

Julie P added this item on September 28, 2009

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The Underneath

Molly S added this item on September 28, 2009

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Black Beauty

3kids3schools added this item on January 17, 2011

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Grandma's Lap by Regina Cloman Moore

Regina M added this item on September 29, 2009

Regina M commented on September 29, 2009 - Come journey with the daughters of the Smith family as they continue a tradition of love, restoration and healing on Grandma's Lap...www.godspeninmyhand.com

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I promise I'll find you by Heather Patricia Ward

Nicole P added this item on September 28, 2009

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Faithful Elephants-The animals in a zoo during WWII were euthanized for fear the area would be bombed, except the elephants' hide was too tough, they refused to eat the poisoned food, and eventually starved. Devastating; not for the faint at heart.

Julie H added this item on December 9, 2009

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Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibe - a heartwarming story of a tree in a families yard. All the ways it has been such a wonderful tree are remembered after the tree falls during a storm.

momX5 added this item on January 20, 2011

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Hug

Michelle W added this item on September 29, 2009

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Bravemole by Lynne Jonell. Puts the events of 9/11 in a kid-friendly format and tells an incredible story. I don't care who you are, you won't get through it dry-eyed. I recommend it for EVERY family.

Niki P added this item on September 25, 2009

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The Kissing Hand

Julie K added this item on September 29, 2009

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Guess how much I love you - by: Sam McBratney. This is a great little board book!

Kathy B added this item on September 28, 2009

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I'll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm

momX5 added this item on January 20, 2011

momX5 commented on January 20, 2011 - A story about a boy and his aging dog. The dog eventually dies peacefully in her sleep. It is so touching because the boy is so glad that he told his dog every night that he will always love her. I can't read it without tears.

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Barney Beagle (series)

Juel added this item on January 17, 2011

Juel commented on January 17, 2011 - When I was a child my grandma would read this book to me everynight we were together (Barney Beagle plays baseball). It was my favorite book!

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Wilfrid Gordon Macdonald Partridge by Mem Fox A little boy hears that an elderly friend has lost their memory and he brings them new ones.

Jennifer N added this item on October 5, 2009

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The Strawberry Dog by Betty Paraskevas This charming book is about a plain brown dog who is "adopted" by the shopkeepers of a summer beach town back east. But when the summer ends he's got nowhere to go, until a writer from NYC befriends him. Very very sw

Beth K added this item on September 28, 2009

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Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibe - a heartwarming story of a tree in a families yard. All the ways it has been such a wonderful tree are remembered after the tree falls during a storm.

momX5 added this item on January 20, 2011

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I'll Always Love You by Hans Wilhelm

momX5 added this item on January 20, 2011

momX5 commented on January 20, 2011 - A story about a boy and his aging dog. The dog eventually dies peacefully in her sleep. It is so touching because the boy is so glad that he told his dog every night that he will always love her. I can't read it without tears.

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Black Beauty

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