Recommended Readings

For Adults
A Time To Grieve:
Meditations for Healing After the Death of a Loved One

Carol Staudacher

Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies
JW Worden

Children Grieve, Too: Helping Children Cope with Grief
Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson

Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul:
Stories About Life, Death and Overcoming the Loss of a Loved One

Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Curando El Pesar
Amy Jenson, Centering Corporation

Guiding Your Child through Grief
Mary Ann and James Emswiler

Don’t Take My Grief Away from Me
Doug Manning

Healing Grief
Amy Jenson, Centering Corporation

How Do We Tell the Children?
Dan Schaeffer and Christine Lyons

How To Go on Living When Someone you Love Dies
Theresa Rando

How To Survive the Loss of a Parent: A Guide for Adults
Lois Akner Living

When a Loved One has Died
Earl Grollman

Talking about Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child
Earl Grollman

The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide
Helen Fitzgerald

The Mourning Handbook:
The Most Comprehensive Resource Offering Practical and
Compassionate Advice on Coping with All Aspects of Death and Dying
Helen Fitzgerald

The Way of the Journal: A Journal Therapy Workbook for Healing
Kathleen Adams

The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion

Understanding Your Grief
Alan Wolfelt, PhD

Widow to Widow: Thoughtful, Practical Ideas for Rebuilding Your Life
Genevieve Davis Ginsburg

For Teens
Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins
Enid Samuel-Traisman (teen journal)

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens
Alan Wolfelt, PhD

Part of Me Died, Too:
Stories of Creative Survival Among Bereaved Children and Teenagers
Virginia Fry

Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers:
How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love
Earl Grollman

When A Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing
Marilyn Gootman

For Children
Everett Anderson’s Goodbye
Lucille Clifton

Gentle Willow
Joyce Mills

How It Feels When a Parent Dies
Jill Krementz

Lifetimes
Bryan Mellonie & Robert Ingpen

Pablo Remembers the Fiesta of the Day of the Dead
George Ancona

Sunflowers and Rainbows for Tia
Alesia Alexander-Greene

Tear Soup
Pat Schweibert, Chuck DeKlyen

Tell Me, Papa
Joy and Marvin Johnson

The Brightest Star
Kathleen Maresh Hemery

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf
Leo Buscaglia

The Saddest Time
Norma Simon

Where’s Jess?
Joy and Marvin Johnson



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