The Funeral by Matt James
Norma and her parents are going to Great-Uncle Frank's funeral. For Norma, it's a day off school and a chance to see her favorite cousin, Ray. But when she arrives at the church, she is confronted with rituals and ideas that have never occurred to her before. While not all questions can be answered, when the day is over, Normal is certain of one thing...
This sensitive and life-affirming story will lead young readers to ask their own questions about life, death and how we remember those who have gone before us.