Bibliography:Resources for and about children/teens and grief


The Reverend Richard B. Gilbert, PhD, DMin, LL.D, BCC, CT - Resources for professionals and parents. School personnel

Adams, Christine. Learning to be a good friend; A guidebook for kids. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2004.

Adams, David and Eleanor Deveau. Beyond the Innocence of Childhood (3 vol.) Amityville: Baywood, 1995.
v. 1. Factors influencing children and adolescents' perceptions and attitudes toward death;
v. 2. Helping Children and Adolescents' Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Death.
v. 3. Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Death and Bereavement.

Baker, Jean. How Homophobia Hurts Children: Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School, and in the Community. Binghamton: Haworth, 2002.

Beeney, Susan & JoAnne Chung. A kid's journey of grief; Coloring and activity book for grieving kids ages 5-12. Long Beach, CA: Vision Unlimited, 2003.

Blackburn, Lynn. The Class in Room 44 (new edition) Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Blomquist, Michael & Schnell, Steven. Helping Children with Aggression and Conduct Problems; Best Practices for Intervention. New York: Guilford, 2002.

Boulden, James. The Last Goodbye, I & II. Weaverville: Boulden, 1994.

Boulden, James. When Death Happens; How to Provide Positive Emotional Support for Your Child. (Parent Guide) Weaverville, CA: Boulden Publishing, 1998.

Bowman, Carol. Children's Past Lives; How Past Life Memories Affect your Child. New York: Bantam, 1997.

Buckingham, Robert. Care of the Dying Child: A Practical Guide for Those Who Help Others. New York: Continuum, 1989.

Caplan, Sandi & Lang, Gordon. Grief's Courageous Journey: A Workbook. Oakland: New Harbinger, 1995.

Cassini, Kathleen and Jacqueline Rogers. Death and the Classroom. Cincinnati: Griefwork, 1989.

Chase, Nancy (Ed.) Burdened Children: Theory, Research and treatment of Parentification. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 1999.

Clay, Donald. Helping school children with chronic health conditions: A practical guide. New York: Guilford, 2004.

Coe, Barbara, et al. Inside Fernside. Cincinnati: Fernside, 1995.

Coles, Robert. The Spiritual Life of Children. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Coloroso, Barbara. Parenting Through Crisis; Helping Kids In Times of Loss, Grief, and Change. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.

Cook, A.S. & Dworkin, D.S. Helping the Bereaved: Therapeutic Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Adults. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Corr, Charles and David Balk. Handbook of Adolescent Death and Bereavement. New York: Springer, 1996.

Corr, Charles and Donna Corr. Handbook of Childhood Death and Bereavement. New York: Springer, 1996.

Cowan, Nelson. The Development of Memory in Childhood: Studies in Developmental Psyschology. Bristol: Taylor & Francis, 1997.

Crawford, Bonnie & Lazar, Linda. In My World; A Journal for Young People Facing Life-Threatening Illness. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Davis, Thomas & Osborn, Cynthia. The Solution-Focused School Counselor; Shaping Professional Practice. Philadelphia: Accelerated Development, 2000.

Dawson, Steve & Harris, Laura. Adventure in the Land of Grief; A 9-Week Children's Bereavement Group Curriculum. Wilmore, KY: Words on the Wind Publishing, 1997.

Doka, Kenneth. Children Mourning Mourning Children. Bristol: Taylor & Francis, 1995.

Doka, Kenneth (Ed.) Living with Grief at School: A Practical Guide for Schools. Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America, 1999.

Doka, Kenneth (Ed.) Living with Grief; Children, Adolescents, and Loss. Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America, 2000.

The Dougy Center. 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child. Portland, OR: The Dougy Center.

Duffy, Wendy. Children and Bereavement. London, UK: National Society/Church House Publishing, 1995.

Elias, Maurice & Joseph Zins (eds.) Bullying, peer harassment, and victimization in the schools: The next generation of prevention. Binghamton: Haworth, 2003.

Ferry, Joe & Bouton, Barbara. Helping Children Cope with the Illness and Death of a Loved One. Louisville: Hospice of Louisville, 1997.

Fitzgerald, Helen. The Grieving Child. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992, 2003.

Flynn, Nanette & Erickson, Mel. Teen Talk: A Grief Support Group for Teenagers (A Curriculum in Eight sessions for Grief Counselors, School Counselors, and Other Professionals working with Bereaved Teens.) Puyallup, WA: GriefWorks: A Bereavement Resource, 2000.

Furlong, Michael, et al. (eds.) Issues in school violence research. Binghamton: Haworth, 2004.

Gellman, Marc & Hartman, Thomas. Where Does God Live? Questions and Answers for Parents and Children. Ligouri, MO: Triumph Books, 1991.

Gilbert, Richard. Finding Your Way After Your Parent Dies; Hope for Adult Children. Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press, 1999.

Gilbert, Richard (Ed.) Healthcare & Spirituality: Listening, Assessing, Caring. Amityville: Baywood, 2002.

Gilko-Braden, Majel. Grief Comes to Class: A Teacher's Guide. Omaha, Centering, 1992.

Glowatsky, Phyllis. The light of stars. Summerville, SC: Coasting Publishing, 2003.

Goldman, Linda. A Look at Children's Grief. West Hartford, CT: ADEC (CD-Rom).

Goldman, Linda. Breaking the Silence; A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief ' Suicide, Homicide, AIDS, Violence and Abuse. Bristol: Accelerated Development, 1996.

Goldman, Linda. Breaking the Silence: A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief: Suicide, Homicide, AIDS, Violence and Abuse. (second edition). New York: Taylor & Francis, 2001.

Goldman, Linda. Life & Loss; A Guide to Help Grieving Children. Bristol: Accelerated Development, 1994, 2000.

Goldman, Linda. Raising our children to be resilient; A guide to helping children cope. New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2005.

Gordon, Norma, et al. Children & Disasters. Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel, 1999.

Grollman, Earl. Bereaved Children and Teens. Boston: Beacon, 1995.

Grollman, Earl, et al. A Place Prepared; Helping Children Understand Death and Heaven. Orleans, MA: Paraclete Press, 2000. (video)

Grossoehme, Daniel. The Pastoral Care of Children. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, 2000.

Haasl, Beth & Marnocha, Jean. Bereavement Support Group Program for Children. (Leader's Manual) (second edition) Philadelphia: Accelerated Development, 2000.

Haasl, Beth & Marnocha, Jean. Bereavement Support Group Program for Children. (Participant's Workbook) (second edition) Philadelphia: Accelerated Development, 2000.

Harris, Laura & Dawson, Steve. Death of the Forest Queen: A Griefdramatics Adventure. Wilmore, KY: Words of the Wind Publishing, 1999.

Heegaard, Marge. Drawing together to manage anger; To be illustrated by children to help families communicate and learn together. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Hendricks, Jean. When Father Kills Mother: Guiding Children through Trauma and Grief. New York: Routledge, 1993.

Henggeler, Scott, et al. Serious Emotional Disturbances in Children and Adolescents; Multisystematic Therapy. New York: Guilford Press, 20002.

Hoffman, Robin. Heart, paper, scissors; An arts & crafts activity for self-expression, healing & growth. Denver: Loving Light, 2004.

Hughes, Amanda. Lost and Found; Adolescence, Parenting, and the Formation of Faith. Cambridge, MA: @002.

Huntley, Theresa. Helping Children Grieve; When Someone They Love Dies. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1991, 2002.

Huntley, Theresa. When Your Child Loses a Loved One. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 2001.

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. When children die; Improving palliative care and end-of-life care for children and their families. Washington: National Academies Press, 2003.

James, John & Friedman, Russell. When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving and Other Losses. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Johnson, Joy. Keys to Helping Children with Death and Grief. Hauppauge, NY: Barron Publishing, 1999.

Johnson, Joy. Keys to helping children with death and grief. Omaha: Centering, 2004.

Johnson, Joy. State queens and shining knights; A resource for parents and caregivers helping children experiencing fear. Omaha: Centering, 2003.

Johnson, Joy & Johnson, Marv. Tell Me, Papa; Answers to Questions Children Ask About Death and Dying (revised) Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Kipnis, Aaron. Angry Young Men; How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors can help 'Bad Boys� become Good Men.� San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999.

Klayman, Gail. Our new baby needs special help; A coloring workbook for families whose new baby has problems. Omaha: Centering, 1996.

Klicker, Ralpha. A Student Dies, A School Mourns; Dealing with Death and Loss in the School Community. Philadelphia: Accelerated Development, 2000.

Koppelman, Kent. The Fall of a Sparrow; Of Death and Dreams and Healing. Amityville: Baywood, 1994.

Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Children and Death. New York: Macmillan, 1983,

Larson, Jim & Lochman, John., Helping Schoolchildren Cope with Anger; A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach. New York: Guilford, 2002.

Landreth, Garry, (Ed.) Innovations in Play Therapy; Issues, Process, and Special Populations. Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge, 2000.

Lavin, Judith. Special kids need special parents; A resource for parents of children with special needs. New York: Berkeley, 2001.

Lehmann, Linda, et al. Grief Support Group Curriculum Facilitator's Guide. Philadelphia: Brunner-Routledge, 200l.
Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Adolescence
Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Early Childhood
Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Middle Childhood
Mourning Child Grief Support Group Curriculum: Preschool

Leibowitz, Marvin. Interpreting Projective Drawings: A Self-Psychological Approach. Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel, 1999.

Lewis, Paddy & Jessica Lippman. Helping children cope with the death of a parent: A guide for the first year. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004.

Linn, Erin. 150 Facts About Grieving Children. Incline Village: The Publisher's Mark, 1990.

Liotta, Alfred. When Students Grieve: A Guide to Bereavement in the Schools. Horsham: LRP Publications, 1996, 2002.

Livingstone, Bob. Redemption of the Shattered; A Teenager's Healing Journey through Sandtray Therapy. Published by the author, 2001.

Markley, Russell, Edwards, Gwenyth & Robin, Arthur. Defiant Teens; A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention. New York: Guilford, 1999.

Merrell, Kenneth. Helping Students Overcome Depression and Anxiety; A Practical Guide. New York: Guilford, 2001.

Morgan, John. The Dying and the Bereaved Teenager. Philadelphia: The Charles Press, 1990.

Morgan, John. Philadelphia: The Charles Press, 1990.

Morgan, John. Young People and Death. Philadelphia: The Charles Press, 1991.

Mundy, Linus. Talking with Your Teens About Handling Anger. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 1999.

Munoz-Kiehne, Marisol. Big Bad News! Terrorism. Hate Crime. Gang Violence. War. (English & Spanish in one book) Omaha: Centering, 2002.

Murphey, Cecil. My Parents My children; Spiritual Help for Caregivers. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2000.

Musser, Linda. God is a Birdwatcher. Omaha: Centering, 1991.

O'Toole, Donna. Growing through Grief: A K-12 Curriculum to Help Young People through all kinds of Losses. Burnsville: Rainbow Connection, 1991.

O'Toole, Donna & Cory, Jerry. Helping Children Grieve & Grow; A Guide for Those who Care. Burnsville, NC: Compassion Books, 1998.

Overbeck, Buz & Overbeck, Joanie. Dallas: TLC Group, 1992.

Palmatier, Larry (Ed.) Crisis Counseling for a Quality School Community: Applying William Glasser's Choice Theory. Bristol: Accelerated Development, 1998.

Papenbrock, Patricia and Voss, Robert. Loss: How Children and Teenagers Can Cope with Death and Other Kinds of Loss. Redmond: Medic, 1991.

Perschy, Mary Kelly. Helping Teens Work through Grief: Growing, Healing, Mending, Changing. Bristol: Accelerated Development, 1997.

Poust, Mary. Parenting a Grieving Child: Helping Children Find Faith, Hope a d Healing after the Loss of a Loved One. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2002.

Ragouzeos, Bobbe. The Grieving student in the Classroom: Guidelines and Suggestions for School Personnel and Classroom Teachers of Grades K-12. Lancaster: Hospice of Lancaster Co., 1995.

Richmond, Judy. Just You and Me: Making Memories with your Children. St. Joseph: Hands of Hope Hospice, 1995.

Righthand, Sue, et al. Child maltreatment risk assessments; An evaluation guide. Binghamton: Haworth, 2003.

Rowe, Michael. The Book of Jesse; A Story of Youth, Illness and Medicine. Washington, DC: The Francis Publishing, 2002.

Sharp, Sonia & Cowie, Helen. Counseling and Supporting Children in Distress. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 1998.

Silverman, Phyllis. Never Too Young to Know; Death in Children's Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Sims, Alicia & Sims, Darcie. A Place for Me: A Healing Journey for Grieving Kids 8-80. Wenatchee: Big A & Co., 1996. (audio cassette)

Smith, Harold Ivan. When a child you know is grieving. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2004.

Smith, Susan & Pennells, Sr. Margaret. Interventions with Bereaved Children. Bristol: Jessica Kingsley, 1995.

Stevenson, Robert. What Will We Do? Preparing a School Community to Cope with Crises.
Amityville: Baywood, 1994, 2002.

Stevenson, Robert & Stevenson, Eileen. Teaching Students About Death: A Comprehensive Resource for Educators and Parents. Philadelphia: Charles Press, 1996.

Stillwell, Elaine. A Forever Angel. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Sturkie, John & Cassady, Marsh. Acting It Out; 74 Short Plays for Starting Discussions with Teenagers. San Jose: Resource, 1990.

Touslwy, Marty. Children and pet loss; A guide for helping. Phoenix: Companion Animal Association of Arizona, 1996.

VanderWyden, P. William. Butterflies; Talking with children about death â?¦ and life eternal. Allen, TX: Thomas More, 2001.

VosWezeman, Phyllis & Fournier, Jude. Celebrating Seasons; Prayer Lessons for Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter. Mystic: Twenty-Third Publications, 2000.

Webb, Nancy. Helping Bereaved Children. New York: Guilford, 1993, 2002.

Wilde, Jerry. Treating Anger, Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents. Bristol, PA: Accelerated Development, 1996.

Winsch, Jane. After the Funeral. New York: Paulist, 1995.

Worden, William. Adolescents and their Families. Binghamton: Haworth, 1991.

Worden, William. Children and Grief: When Parents Die. New York: Guilford, 1997.

Wright, H. Norman. It'ss okay to cry; A parent's guide to helping children through the losses of life. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook, 2004.

Zalaznik, Patricia. Dimensions of Loss and Death Education. Minneapolis: Edu-Pac, 1992.

Zinner, E.S. Coping with Death on Campus. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1985.




� Books for children:



Adams, Christine & Butch, Robert. Happy to be Me! A Kid's Book About Self-Esteem. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2001.

Aitken, Susan. Anna's Scrapbook; A Journal of a Sister's Love. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Akin, Terry, et al. Helping kids manager grief, fear and anger. Torrance, CA: InnerChoice, 1999.

Al-Chokhachy, Elissa. The Angel with the Golden Glow. Marblehead, MA: Penny Bear, 2000.

Alexander, Alesia. A Mural for Mamita (combined English/Spanish). Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Alexander-Greene, Alesia. In My World; A Journal for Young People Facing Life-Threatening Illness. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Alexander-Greene, Alesia. Sunflowers & Rainbows for Tia; Saying Goodbye to Daddy.. Omaha Centering, 1999.

Ancona, George. Pablo remembers the Fiesta of the Day of the Dead. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepherd, 1992.

Anne, Teresa. The Tappestree. Leawood, KS: Leathers Publishing, 2002.

Beeney, Susan & JoAnne Chung. A kid's journey of grief; Coloring and activity book for grieving kids ages 5-12. Long Beach, CA: Vision Unlimited, 2003.

Blackburn, Lynn. I Know I Made it Happen; A Gentle Book About Feelings. Omaha: Centering, 1991, 1999.

Boritzer, Etan. What is Death? Santa Monica: Veronica Lane Books, 2000.

Boritzer, Etan. What is God? Santa Monica: Veronica Lane Books, 1990.

Boritzer, Etan. What is Love? Santa Monica: Veronica Lane Books, 1996.

Boulden, Jim & Boulden, Joan. Saying Goodbye. Weaverville, CA: Boulden, 1992.

Boulden, Jim & Boulden, Joan. When Death Happens. Weaverville, CA: Boulden, 1995.

Brown, Laurene & Brown, Marc. Dinosaurs Divorce; A Guide for Changing Families. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1986.

Carney, Karen. Barklay and Eve; What is Cancer, Anyway? Wethersfield: Karen Carney & Janet Klett, 1995.

Carney, Karen. Honoring our Loved Ones; Going to a Funeral. Wethersfield: Karen Carney, 1995.

Carney, Karen. Our Special Garden: Understanding Cremation. Wethersfield: Karen Carney, 1995.

Carney, Karen. Together We'll Get through This. Wethersfield: Karen Carney, 1995.

Centering Corporation. New baby; A special coloring book for big sisters and big brothers. Omaha: Centering.

Children's Hospital Hospice of Michigan. What About Me? (video)

Constans, Gabriel. Just a Heartbeat Away: When a Mother Dies of AIDS. Omaha: Centering, 1996.

Cullen, Ruth. My Letter from Grandma. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1993.

Czech, Jan. The Garden Angel; A Young Child Discovers a Grandparent's Love Grows Even after Death. Omaha: Centering, 2000.

Dodge, Nancy. Thumpy's Story. St. Charles, MO: Share, 1984. ( in various formats)

Dokas, Dara. Remembering Mama. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 2002.

Douglas, Eileen. Rachel and the Upside Down Heart: A True Story. Los Angeles: Price stern Sloan, 1990.

Duckworth, Liz. Ragtail remembers; A story that helps children understand feelings of grief. Omaha: Centering, 2003.

Evarts, Dawn. The Butterfly Bush; A Story About Love. Omaha: Centering, 1998.

Fernside, Inc. A Book for you from Kids like You. Cincinnati: Fernside, 1995.

Flynn, Jessie. Story book series (order from Accord Aftercare)

A Little Talk with God
A New Heart for Hannah
A Visit to the Cemetery
Holidays and Special Days
Hospice Hugs
I Miss My Pet
It's Not Your Fault
Should I Go to the Funeral?
What Happens When Someone Dies?
What Is Cremation?


Fogarty, James. The Magical Thoughts of Grieving Children; Treating Children with Complicated Mourning and Advice for Parents. Amityville: Baywood, 2000.
Foss, Karen. The Problem with Hair: A Story for Children who are Learning About Cancer. Omaha: Centering, 1996.

Fox, Sabrina. Who Can Help Me Sleep? Woodside, CA: Bluestar Communications, 2000.

Gaines-Lane, Gretchen. My Memory Book. Gaithersburg: Chi Rho, 1995.

Glowatsky, Phyllis. The light of stars. Summerville, SC: Coasting Publishing, 2003.

Grippo. Daniel. Playing fair, having fun; A kid's guide to sports and games. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2004.

Grollman, Earl & Johnson, Joy. A Child's Book about Burial and Cremation. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Grollman, Earl & Johnson, Joy. A Child's Book about Death. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Grollman, Earl & Johnson, Joy. A Child's Book about Funerals and Cemeteries. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Gryte, Marilyn. No New Baby; For Siblings who have a Brother or Sister Die Before Birth. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Hanson, Warren. The Next Place. Minneapolis: Waldman House, 1998.

Harris, Laura & Dawson, Steve. Jack's Journey. Wilmore, KY: Words on the Winds Publishing, 1999.

Harshman, Rae. Remembering My special Person; An Activity Book for Children Experiencing the Death of a Loved One. Madison: Guideline, 1997.

Heegard, Marge. Beyond the rainbow; A workbook for children in the advanced stages of a very serious illness. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegard, Marge. Cuando alguien muy especial muere; Los niÅ?os pueden aprender a enfrenar la adversidad. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegard, Marge. Drawing together to accept & respect differences; To be illustrated by children to help families communicate and learn together. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegard, Marge. Drawing together to learn about feelings; To be illustrated by children to help families communicate and learn together. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegard, Marge. Drawing together to manage anger; To be illustrated by children to help families communicate and learn together. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegard, Marge. Living well with my serious illness. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2003.

Heegaard, Marge. Saying Goodbye to your Pet. Minneapolis: Fairview, 2001.

Hemery, Kathleen. Catching Rainbows: Stones to Support Children During life Crises. Omaha: Centering, 1995.

Hemery, Kathleen. The Brightest Star. Omaha: Centering, 1998.

Hodge, John. Finding Grandpa Everywhere; A Young Child Discovers Memories of a Grandparent. Omaha: Centering, 1998.

Holden, Sue. My Daddy Died and It's All God's Fault. Word: Waco, 1991.

Holmes, Margaret. Molly's Mom Died: A Child's Book of Hope through Grief. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Holmes, Margaret. Sam's Dad Died; A Child's Book of Hope through Grief. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Jackson, J.S. A kid's guide to keeping family first. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2005.

Johnson, Joy. The Very Beautiful Dragon. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Johnson, Joy & Johnson, Marv. Tell Me, Papa: A Family Book For Children's Questions About Death and Funerals. Omaha: Centering, 1976.

Jordan, Mary Kate. The Weather Kids; Sometimes Sad Things Just Happen. Omaha: Centering, 1991.

Joseph, Judith. I Hate Strawberry Jam. Newtown, PA: J.C. Joseph, Ltd., 2002.

Katz, Susan. Snowdrops for Cousin Ruth. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Keough, Patti. Remembering our baby; A workbook for brothers or sisters whose baby dies before birth. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Lori, Patrick. Lucy Lettuce. Omaha: Centering, 1994/2004.

Lowden, Stephen. Emily's Sadhappy Season: The Story of a Young Girl's Feelings after the Death of her Father. Omaha: Centering, 1993.

Marshall, Bridget. Animal Crackers; A Tender Book About Death and Funerals and Love. Omaha: Centering, 1997.

McLaughlin, Kirsten. The Memory Box. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Mecum, Shelly. God's Photo Album. San Francisco: Harper, 2001.

Morning, Barbara. Grandfather's Shirt. Omaha: Centering, 1994.

Morrow, Carol Ann. Forgiving ' is smart for your heart. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2004.

Mundy, Michaelene. A booklet of prayers for all your cares. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2040.

Mundy, Michaelene. Sad Isn't Bad; A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing with Loss. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 1998.

Naylor, Phyllis. King of the playground. New York: Alladin, 1994

O'Keefe, Susan. Be the star that you are! A book for kids who feel different. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2005.

O'Toole, Donna. Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope: A Read-aloud Story for People of All Ages. Burnsville: Rainbow, 1988. (various formats)

Paulus, Trina. Hope for the Flowers. Mahwah: Paulist Press, 1972.

Pitzer, Susanna. Grandfather Hurant Lives Forever. Omaha: Centering, 2002.

Richmond, Judy. Just You & Me. St. Joseph, MO.: Hands of Hope Hospice, 1995. (call 800.443.1143, x. 7190)

Roberts, Janice & Johnson, Joy. Thank You for coming to Say Goodbye. Omaha: Centering, 1994. (book and video)

Romain, Trevor. What on earth do you do when someone dies? Minneapolis: Free Spirit, 1999.

Rugg, Sharon. Memories Live Forever: A Memory Book for Grieving Children. Marietta, GA: Rising Sun Center for Loss and Renewal, 1995.

Scrivani, Mark. Love, Mark. Syracuse: Hope for Bereaved, 1989.

Scrivani, Mark. Love Mark II. Syracuse: Hope for Bereaved, 1990.

Scrivani, Mark. My Daddy Died. Omaha: Centering, 1996.

Scrivani, Mark. My Mommy Died. Omaha: Centering, 1994.

Shapiro, Lawrence. The very angry day that Amy didn't have. Secaucus, NJ: Childswork, 1994.

Sieff, Janet. My Memory Bag. Omaha: Centering, 1996.

Silverman, Janis. Help Me Say Goodbye. Activities for Helping Kids Cope when a Special Person Dies. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 1999.

Sims, Darcie, Sims, Tony and Braza, Kathleen. Children Grieve, Too. Omaha: Centering, 1995. (video)

Smith, Izetta. A Tiny Boat at Sea: How to Help Children who have a Parent diagnosed with Cancer. Publisher by the author, 2000.

Stickney, Doris. Water bugs & dragonflies; Explaining death to young children. 2/e. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2004.

Stillwell, Elaine. A Forever Angel. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Stillwell, Elaine. Sweet Memories; For Children and Adults â?¦ To Create Healing and Loving Memories for Holidays and Other Special Days. Omaha: Centering, 1998.

Trunz, Donna. Laughter in the wind. Lakewood, CO: Colorline, 2004.

Vogel, Robin. The Snowman: A Book about Children and Grief. Omaha: Centering, 1994, 2002.

Weaver, Kevin. Thunder 'n lightning explain â?¦ What it's like to die. Victoria, BC, Canada: Trafford Publishing, 2004. (US contact: 888.273.0782)

White, E.B. Charlotte's Web. New York: Dell, 1952. (also video)

Winsch, Jane. After the Funeral. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1995.

Wood, Ramona. Now Caitlin can; A donated organ helps a child get well. El Dorado, AR: Abc Press, 2004.

Wood, Sauni. Mama Mockingbird. Omaha: Centering, 1998.

Wrenn, Elizabeth. The Christmas Cactus. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Yeomans, Ellen. Lost and Found; Remembering A Sister. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Zebrowski, Marianne. Babka's Serenade. Omaha: Centering, 2002.

Zotovich, Katherine Dorn. Good Grief for Kids: A Journal to Help Children Cope with Their Grief During Times of Loss. Los Osos, CA: Journal Keepers, 2000.



� For teens/young adults (also resources for counselors, other professionals)



Clarke, Rosemary. Anger: When you feel like you're going to explode. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 2004.

Crawford, Bonnie & Lazar, Linda. In My World; A Journal for Young People Facing Life-Threatening Illness. Omaha: Centering, 1999.

Devita-Raeburn, Elizabeth. The empty room; Surviving the loss of a brother or sister at any age. New York: Scribner, 2004.

Fairview Hospice Fairview Health Services. A teen's guide to coping; When a loved one is sick and preparing to die. Minneapolis: Fairview Press, 2002.

Grollman, Earl. Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers. Boston: Beacon, 1994.

Grollman, Earl & Johnson, Joy. A Teenager's Book about Suicide; Helping Break the Silence and Preventing Death. Omaha: Centering, 2001.

Johnson, Joy. Standing Tall; A Video about Teen Grief. Omaha: Centering, 1000.

Long, Greg. When Serious Illness Hits Your Family. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 1999.

McGrath, Tom. When Your Grandparent Dies. St. Meinrad: Abbey Press, 1999.

O'Toole, Donna. Facing Change: Falling Apart and Coming Together Again in the Teen Years. Burnsville: Compassion Books, 1995.

Perschy, Mary. Helping teens work through grief. 2/e. New York/Hove: Brunner-Routledge, 2004.

Scrivani, Mark. Griefjourney; Notes On Grief for Teens, Young Adults and Anyone Who is Grieving. Syracuse: Hope for Bereaved, 1996.

Scrivani, Mark. When Death Walks In. Omaha: Centering Corporation, 1991.

Selekman, Matthew. Living on the razor's edge; Solution-oriented brief family therapy with self-harming adolescents. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002.

Sims, Alicia. Am I Still a Sister? Wenatchee: Big A & Co., 1986.

Slaby, Andrew & Garfunkel, Lili. No one saw my pain; Why teens kill themselves. New York: W.W. Norton, 1994.

Straus, Martha. Violence in the lives of adolescents. New York: W.W. Norton, 1993.

Traisman, Enid. Fire in my Heart; Ice in my Veins. A Journal for Teenagers Experiencing a Loss. Omaha: Centering, 1992.

Tyson, Janet. Common threads of teenage grief; A handbook for healing. Lake Dallas, TX: Helm, 1998.

© Completed revised, February 3, 2003
ÂApril 25, 2005







The World Pastoral Care Center
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