- 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.
Devine, Megan (2017). It’s OK that You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand. Boulder, CO: Sounds True. For adults a compassionate look at loss.
Edelman, Hope (2014). Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press. A book for adult women who have lost their mother.
Harris, Maxine (1996). The Loss That Is Forever: The Lifelong Impact of the Early Death of a Mother or Father. NY, NY: Plume Book, Penguin Publishing. For adults or mature adolescents: A book for those who have lost a parent.
Klein, Allen (2019). Embracing Life After Loss: A Gentle Guide For Growing Through Grief. Miami, FL: Mango Books. A guide for adults who hope to turn tears into smiles.
Kowalski, Gary. (2012). Goodbye, Friend: Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet. Novato, CA: New World Library. For those who have lost a pet.
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.
Hickman, Martha (1994). Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief. N.Y.: Avon Books. A book for adults grieving the loss of a friend, child, parent, sibling, or pet.
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.
Roe, Gary (2017). Shattered: Surviving the Loss of a Child. Wellborn,TX: Healing Resources Publishing. A book for any parent who is enduring the loss of their child.
Rowland, Joanna (2017). The Memory Box: A Book About Grief. Minneapolis, MN: Spark Family Books. For children 4-8.
Warner, Jan (2018). Grief Day By Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living With Loss. Emeryville, CA: Althea Press. A book for adults about how to live with loss.