Recommended Grief Readings
Byock MD, Ira, The Four Things That Matter Most
Doka, K. editor (2009) Living with Grief: Diversity and the End-of life Care, Hospice Foundation of America.
Floyd, Maita, Caretakers the Forgotten People
Ginshurg, Genevieve Davis, Widow to Widow: Thoughtful, Practical ideas for rebuilding your life
Kuebelbeck, Amy, Waiting with Gabriel: A story of Cherishing a baby’s brief life.
Kushner, Harold S., When Bad things Happen to Bad People
Levang, Ph.D, Elizabeth, When Men Grieve: Why men grieve differently & how you can help.
Rutter, Phillip A. and Emil Soucar, Youth Suicide and Sexual Orientation, Journal of Adolescence, Vol 37 (146) Sum.2002, 289-299.
Staudacher, Carol, A Time to Grieve: Meditation for healing after the death of a loved One.
Tatelbaum, Judy, The Courage to Grieve: Creating Living, Recover & Growth through grief.
Wrobeskie, Adena, Suicide: A Guide for those Left Behind
Child and Teen Grief Readings
Buscaglia, Leo, The Fall of Freddy the Leaf
De Paola, Tomie, Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs
Varley, Susan, Badger’s Parting Gifts
Viorst, Judith, The Tenth good Thing About Barney
Grollman, Earl, Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers.
Online Resources for Child Grief
National Alliance for Grieving Children
New York Life Foundation
National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement
Child Grief Awareness Day
Recommended Reading for all Ages
Exupery, Antoine de Saint, The Little Prince, Harcourt Brace, Javanovich
Hague, Michael, The Velveteen Rabbit, Holt, Rinehart, Winston
Lewis, C. S., Chronicles of Narnia, Macmillan (set of seven books)
Mandino, Og and Kaye, Buddy, The Gift of Acabar, Bantam Books
Paulus, Trina, Hope For The Flowers, Paulist Press