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Grief Resources Library

Helping Children Cope With the Loss of a Loved One:
William C. Kroen, A guide designed to help adults explain death, grieving, and commemoration to children.

Timothy Duck:
Lynn Bennett Blackburn, A story about the death of a friend. Particularly good for children.

Chad:
A Dad's reflection on the death of a his son.

Handling the Holidays:
Bruce H. Conley, Suggestions on coping with grief during the holiday season. Many personal stories included.

Grieving the Death of a Friend:
Harold Smith, A book that offers soothing, compassionate words and "been there" wisdom for anyone grieving the death of a friend.

When a Friend Dies:
Marilyn Gootman, A book for teens about grieving and healing.

Living With Grief After Sudden Death:
Kenneth Doka, Resources and guidance for those who have lost someone to suicide, homicide, accident, heart attack and stroke.

Beyond the Broken Lights:
Charles E. Poole, A thoughtful and inviting look at questions and the need for charity in the depths of the mystery of God.

The Class In Room 44:
Lynn Bennett Blackburn, Resources for use when a classmate passes away.

Losing Uncle Tim:
Mary Kate Jordan, A story about a young boy whose favorite uncle dies of AIDS. Especially helpful for children.

Death: The Final Stage of Growth:
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, A book that helps us come to terms with death as a part of human development and existence.

Recovering From The Loss of a Sibling:
Katherine Fair Donnelly, Resources for those who have lost a sibling.

The Bereaved Parent:
Harriet Sarnoff Schiff, A truthful and reassuring book that speaks to all those who have lived through the experience of the death of a child.

My Son, My Son:
Iris Bolton, A guide to healing after death, loss or suicide.

After Suicide: A Ray of Hope:
Eleanora Ross, A guide for the bereaved, the caregiver, and anyone whose life has been touched by suicide, loss and grief.

Death Etiquette for the 90's:
Johnette Hartnett, A practical handbook on how to handle, what to say and what not to say to friends who have suffered a loss.

When a Baby Dies:
Martha Jo Church, A book that validates the feelings of a bereaved parent.

Just Us:
Wanda Henry Jenkins, A book that offers help in overcoming loss and grief due to a homicide.

No Time for Goodbyes:
Janice Lord, A guide to coping with sorrow, anger and injustice following a tragic death.

The Morning After Death:
L.D. Johnson, A chronical of a father's long struggle following the death of his daughter.

Beyond Sympathy:
Janice Lord, A book of practical suggestions on what to say and do for someone suffering injury, illness or loss.

When There Are No Words:
Charlie Walton, A book that describes that terrible moment when you desperately want to say something to console a friend.

Helping Children Cope With Grief:
Alan Wolfelt, A book designed to facilitate grief recovery groups for children.

For Bereaved Grandparents:
Margaret Geneva, Resources to help grandparents deal with their own grief and practical suggestions to help the bereaved parents

Death in the Workplace:
Moore and Williams, A brief collection of ideas on dealing with the death of a co-worker.

Suicide of a Child:
Adina Wrobleski, A book that explores feelings, guilt and recovery for parents whose child has died of suicide.

Dear Parents - Letters to Bereaved Parents:
A collection of letters written by various caregivers for parents who have lost a child.

The SIDS Survival Guide:
Horchler and Morris, Information and comfort for grieving families, friends and professionals related to SIDS deaths.

Widows Are Special:
Peabody and Mooney, Resources to help widows through their unique grief journey.

Loss During Pregnancy or in the Newborn Period:
James Woods, This book contains practical clinical cases with commentary provided by professional caregivers.

Living When A Young Friend Commits Suicide:
Earl A. Grollman & Max Malikow, We answer questions you’re likely to ask after a friend has committed suicide.

Suicide:
Earl A. Grollman, The classic guide to understanding and coping with suicide- now in an updated and expanded edition.

Living When A Loved One Has Died:
Earl A. Grollman, To help you understand and work through your grief and to pick up the pieces of your unique and valuable life.

Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers:
Earl A. Grollman, How to cope with losing someone you love.

Living With Loss, Healing With Hope:
Earl A. Grollman, This book is about the anguish of losing a loved one. It is about life, healing and finding a way through your grief.

Caring And Coping When Your Loved One Is Seriously Ill:
Earl A. Grollman, The purpose of this book is to assist you in moving from helplessness to helpfulness; to help you cope with your own emotional upheaval; and better understand the needs of your loved one.

Bereaved Children and Teens:
Earl A. Grollman, A Support Guide For Parents and Professionals.

Talking About Death:
Earl A. Grollman, This book is written with the hope that when death does occur, your child may be sympathetically guided toward an understanding of its real meaning.

Widower; When Men are Left Behind:
Scott Campbell, Advise and suggestions for men who have lost their partner. This book is based on actual interviews and case studies of widowers.

Helping Teens Work Through Grief:
Mary Perschy, A book that facilitates group discussion for teens who have experienced loss.

Breaking the Silence:
Linda Goldmon, A guide to help children with the completed grief of suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence and abuse.

How Do We Tell the Children:
Dav Scliaffer, A step by step guide for helping children and teens cope when someone dies.

Healing Your Grieving Heart - 100 Practical Ideas
Alan D. Wolfelt, Compassionate advice and simple activities to help you through your loss.

Understanding Grief - Helping Yourself Heal
Alan D. Wolfelt, A compassionate guide to coping with the death of someone loved.

The Perfect Stranger's Guide To Funerals and Grieving Practices
Stuart M. Matlins, A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies

 

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