Resources to Help Children & Teens
This list includes titles to help talk to your children and teens about death and dying, terminally illness, and loss.
After life : ways we think about death
Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen, author
"This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the history, beliefs and customs surrounding death in cultures around the world"-- Provided by publisher.
The end of something wonderful : a practical guide to a backyard funeral
Lucianovic, Stephanie V. W., author
Losing someone you love : dealing with death and dying
Discusses the loss of a loved one and coping with death and dying, including the grieving process, developing a support system, and children and teens learning to deal with loss.
When a friend dies : a book for teens about grieving and healing
Gootman, Marilyn E., 1944-
Teenagers grieving a friend's death need help coping with grief and loss. This updated edition of a sensitive book offers compassionate answers to questions teens often have, like"How should I be acting?" "How long will this last?" and "What if I cant handle my grief on my own?" The book also addresses the complicated emotions that can accompany the death of an acquaintance, as opposed to a close friend.