About Margaret M. Holmes

Margaret M. Holmes writes inspirational and self-help stories for children. In addition to A Terrible Thing Happened, she is the author of Molly's Mom Died, Sam's Dad Died, and Charlie's Brother (a story for the siblings of a child with special needs who is being admitted to residential care). Margaret and her husband, John, live near Des Moines, Iowa. They have two grown daughters and one granddaughter.

A Terrible Thing Happened

Sometimes terrible things happen. If you see them or experience them, it is scary and can leave you feeling sad or angry. Sherman felt like that after he saw something terrible happen, but Ms. Maple helped him find a way to feel better. Hear author, Margaret Holmes, read A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma aloud. Afterward, Sasha Mudlaff suggests an activity to help a friend who is having a hard time. Click here to download a copy of the activity.

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A Terrible Thing Happened 2020-05-26T15:53:23-04:00