Downloadable Resources:


Children’s Books:

  • Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way To Explain Death To Children, Bryan Mellonie & Robert Ingpen (Bantam Books, 1983).
  • The Invisible String (by Patrice Karst)
  • The Hurt (by Teddi Doleski)
  • Tear Soup: A Recipe For Healing After Loss, Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen (Grief Watch, 1999).
  • When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief [Drawing Out Feelings Series] (by Marge Heegaard, 1996) – This is an interactive book, children can draw or collage in the pages.
  • The Memory Box (by Kirsten McLaughlin, 2001)
  • Badger’s Parting Gifts, Susan Varley (Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1984). – To help identify what remains with us after someone is gone.
  • How It Feels When A Parent Dies, Jill Krementz, ed. (Alfred A. Knopf, 1981). – Writings of children ages 7 to 16
  • Mama, Eleanor Schick (Marshall Cavendish, 2002). – For loss of a parent.
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, Judith Viorst (Aladdin, 1971). – Loss of a pet.
  • When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death [Dino Life Guides for Families] (by Marc Brown and Laurene Krasny Brown, 1998)