Quilly has not been the same since the death of his grandfather. His porcupine quills become bristly and heavy. "Sideways grief, that's what you have," his friend Barby tells him. "It happens when your feelings try to find a way out even if you don't want them to." Includes supplementary information on children's concerns about death and grief, suggestions for adult/child interaction, discussion and story-related questions, additional helpful suggestions, 13 reproducible activity sheets, and ASCA standards. For use with individuals and small groups.