- Resources and Support Groups
- Resources for Grief
- The National Center for Grieving Children & Families
Buscaglia, Leo (1982). The fall of Freddie the leaf. NJ: Slack. For children. A story about a leaf to help children understand life and death. Non-religious, but suitable for all denominations.
Clifton, Lucille (1983). Everett Anderson’s goodbye. NY: Henry Holt. Illustrated picture book of a young African American boy who lost his father. Takes reader through the stages of grief.
Kroen, William (1996). Helping children cope with the loss of a loved one: a guide for grownups. MN: Free Spirit Publications. A book to help parents understand and help their children cope with death.
Grollman, Earl A. (1990). Talking about death: a dialogue between parent and child. Boston MA: Beacon Press. A book to help children (and parents too) with death.
Higginbotham, Anastasia (2016). Death is stupid. NY: Feminist Press. Best picture book on death for children. Even though a picture book, appropriate for kids up until their teens.
Mellonie, Bryan & Ingpen, Robert (1983). Lifetimes: the beautiful way to explain death to children. NY: Bantam Books. Nondenominational picture book explaining life and death cycles of living things including people.