Last month a child I know personally came to me crying because she learned her mother was incarcerated. After sobbing her heart out to me her last request was:
"... and don't give me a book Ms. Nichole. Every time I have a problem you are always giving me a book to read!"
I replied something like, "Sweetheart I'm a librarian, not a shrink. I can listen but I can't help, not really. Maybe reading a book can help?"
She said "no. I'm too sad to read."
Since books were not an option at that time, I sat her down with my tablet and headphones and let her watch this: