Literary resources for Adults:

  • Jayne Blankenship – In the Center of the Night: Journey through a Bereavement
  • Janet Bode – Death is Hard to Live With: Teenagers Talk About How They Cope with Loss
  • John Bowlby – Attachment and Loss
  • Anne Brener – Mourning and Mitzvah: A Guided Journal for Walking the Mourner’s Path Through Grief to Healing
  • Fern Field Brooks – Letters to my Husband
  • Sandi Caplan – Grief’s Courageous Journey: A Workbook
  • Melba Colgrove, Harold H. Bloomfield, and Peter McWilliams – How to Survive the Loss of a Love
  • His Holiness, The Dalai Lama – Advice on Dying and Living a Better Life
  • Bob Deits – Life after Loss: A Practical Guide to Renewing Your Life after Experiencing Major Loss
  • Elizabeth Devita-RaeburnThe Empty Room: Surviving the Loss of a Brother or Sister at Any Age
  • Joan Didion – The Year of Magical Thinking
  • Dougy Center Staff – 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child
  • Hope Edelman – Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss
  • A. Emswiler & J. P. Emswiler – Guiding Your Child Through Grief
  • Stephanie Ericsson – Companion Through the Darkness: Inner Dialogues on Grief
  • Helen Fitzgerald – The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide
  • Earl Grollman – Bereaved Children and Teens: A Support Guide for Parents and Professionals
  • Viktor Frankl – Man’s Search for Meaning
  • A. Gamino & A. Taylor Cooney – When Your Baby Dies: Through Miscarriage or Stillbirth
  • Golbert & C. Baker Kline – Always Too Soon: Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents
  • Doug Herman – Faithquake: Rebuilding Your Faith After Tragedy Strikes
  • John H. Hewett & Wayne E. OatesAfter Suicide
  • Theresa M. Huntley – Helping Children Grieve: When Someone They Love Dies
  • John W. James & Frank Cherry – The Grief Recovery Handbook: A Step-by-Step Program for Moving Beyond Loss
  • John W. James & Russell Friedman – The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses inclusing Health, Career, and Faith
  • Elisabeth Kubler-RossOn Death and Dying
  • Kubler-Ross & D. KesslerOn Grief & Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss
  • Stan Mack – Janet & Me: An Illustrated Story of Love and Loss
  • Betty MadillOne Step at a Time: Mourning a Child
  • Elizabeth Mehren – After the Darkest Hour the Sun Will Shine Again: A Parent’s Guide to Coping With the Loss of a Child
  • Ted MentenAfter Goodbye: How to Begin Again After the Death of Someone You Love
  • James E. MillerWhat Will Help Me? 12 Things to Remember When You Have Suffered a Loss
  • Brook Noel & Pamela D. BlairI Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved On
  • Therese A. Rando – How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
  • Barbara Rubel – But I Didn’t Say Goodbye: Helping Children and Families After a Suicide
  • Ann Smolin and John Guinan – Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One
  • Carol Staudacher – Beyond Grief: A Guide for Recovering from the Death of a Loved One
  • McCracken & M. Semel – A Broken Heart Still Beats: After Your Child Dies
  • Pauline Boss – Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live With Unresolved Grief
  • Eldon & A. Eldon Turteltaub – Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remembrance
  • Marty Tousley – Finding Your Way through Grief: A Guide for the First Year
  • Clea Simon – Fatherless Women: How We Change After We Lose Our Dads
  • Neil Chethik – Fatherloss: How Sons of All Ages Come to Terms with the Deaths of Their Dads
  • Ira Byock – The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living
  • Doug Manning – The Funeral: A Chance to Touch, a Chance to Serve, a Chance to Heal
  • Marsha Olson – A Garden of Love and Healing: Living Tributes to Those We Have Loved and Lost
  • Christine Marie Duminiak – God’s Gift of Love: After-Death Communications: For Those Who Grieve
  • Marta Felber – Grief Expressed: When a Mate Dies
  • Sandi Caplan – Grief’s Courageous Journey: A Workbook
  • Harold Ivan Smith – Grieving the Death of a Friend
  • Louis LaGrand – Gifts from the Unknown: Using Extraordinary Experiences to Cope with Loss & Change
  • Thomas Attig – The Heart of Grief: Death and the Search for Lasting Love
  • Michelle A. Rivera – Hospice Hounds: Animals and Healing at the Borders of Death
  • Schaefer & C. Lyons – How Do We Tell the Children? A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Children and Teens Cope When Someone Dies
  • Elison & C. McGonigle – Liberating Losses: When Death Brings Relief
  • Moody & D. Arcangel – Life after Loss: Conquering Grief and Finding Hope
  • Alla Renee Bozarth – Life Is Goodbye, Life Is Hello: Grieving Well Through All Kinds of Loss
  • Donald M. Murray – The Lively Shadow: Living With the Death of a Child
  • Sandy Goodman – Love Never Dies: A Mother’s Journey from Loss to Love
  • Carol Staudacher – Men and Grief: A Guide for Men Surviving the Death of a Loved One: A Resource for Caregivers and Mental Health Professionals
  • Martin & K. Doka – Men Don’t Cry, Women Do: Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Grief
  • Carla Fine – No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of A Loved One
  • Lorraine Hedtke – Remembering Lives: Conversations with the Dying and the Bereaved
  • Christopher Lukas – Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide
  • Thomas R. Golden – Swallowed by a Snake: The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healing
  • Ashley Davis Bush – Transcending Loss: Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Grief & How to Make It Meaningful
  • Linda Pendleton – A Walk through Grief: Crossing the Bridge Between World
  • William Bridges – The Way of Transition: Embracing Life’s Most Difficult Moments
  • Bill Jenkins – What to Do When the Police Leave: A Guide to the First Days of Traumatic Loss
  • Harold S. Kushner – When Bad Things Happen to Good People
  • Elizabeth Levang – When Men Grieve: Why Men Grieve Differently & How You Can Help
  • Susan Zimmermann – Writing to Heal the Soul: Transforming Grief and Loss Through Writing
  • Martha Wakenshaw – Caring For Your Grieving Child: Engaging Activities for Dealing with Loss and Transition
  • Granger E. Westberg – Good Grief: A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss
  • Alan D. Wolfelt – Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas
  • Healing A Spouse’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies
  • Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Child Dies

Literary resources for Teens and Children

  • Leo Buscaglia – The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages
  • Lucille Clifton – Everett Anderson’s Goodbye
  • Tomie DePaolo – The Legend of the Bluebonnet
  • Helen Fitzgerald – The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends
  • Earl Grollman – Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love
  • Linda Goldman – Children Also Grieve: Talking about Death and Healing
  • Marilyn E. Gootman – When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing
  • Marge Heegaard – When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief
  • When Someone Has a Very Serious Illness: Children Learn to Cope with Loss and Change
  • Lynne Hughes – You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After the Loss of a Parent
  • Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown – When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
  • Mellonie & R. R. Ingpen – Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
  • Michaelene Mundy – Sad Isn’t Bad: A Good-grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing with Loss
  • Melanie Joy Pastor – Wishes for One More Day
  • Juliet Rothman – A Birthday Present for Daniel: A Child’s Story of Loss
  • Randi Rotwein-Pivnick – Where is Daddy Now?
  • Enid Traisman-Samuel – Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins: A Journal for Teenagers Experiencing a Loss
  • Schwiebert & C. DeKlyen – Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss
  • Caroline H. Sheppard – Brave Bart: A Story for Traumatized and Grieving Children
  • Janis Silverman – Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies
  • Alan D. Wolfelt – Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas – Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas

Web Resources for Adults:

Grief Support Links for Adults:
www.healingthespirit.org
www.centerforloss.com
www.groww.com
www.counselingforloss.com/
www.adultsiblinggrief.com
www.afsp.org
www.kidney.org
www.growingthroughgrief.com
www.privatematters.com
www.griefrecovery.com
www.compassionatefriends.org
www.growthhouse.org
www.livingwithloss.org/resources.htm
www.griefhealing.com/columnsbooks.htm
www.doerrconsulting.com/books.htm
www.aplacetoremember.com
www.centeringcorp.com/catalog/index.php
www.erichad.com/books.htm
www.webhealing.com/links.html
www.rockies.net/~spirit/grief/griefA1.html#booksgrief
www.griefresourcescatalog.com/catalog/
www.funeralassociates.com/books.htm
www.goecities.com/heavenlylightschildrensmemorial/gief.html
www.funeralplan.com/prughfuneralservice/books
www.lifefiles.com/bookstore
www.griefandrenewal.com/books_grief.htm
www.tcfatlanta.org/Parental.html
www.inlovingmemoryonline.com/books/books2.html
www.soemadison.wisc.edu/ccbc/bibs/40books/gief.htm
www.donorfamily.org
www.donormemorial.org

Web resources for Teens and Children

Grief Support Links for Teens and Children
www.griefrecovery.com
www.paradisekids.org.au
www.fernside.org
www.aacap.org
www.covect.org
www.childrensroom.org
http://www.volunteermatch.org/orgs/org17626.html
www.kidney.org
www.nationalallianceforgrievingchildren.org/