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A Parent’s Guide to Raising Grieving Children

by Phyllis R. Silverman and Madelyn Kelly
Offers wise guidance on virtually every aspect of childhood loss, from living with someone who's dying to preparing the funeral; from explaining death to a two year old to managing the moods of a grieving teenager; from dealing with people who don't understand; to learning how and where to get help from friends, therapists, and bereavement groups; from developing a new sense of self; to continuing a relationship with the person who died.

The Invisible String

By: Patrice Karst
The perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief. In this relatable and reassuring contemporary classic, a mother tells her two children that they're all connected by an invisible string.

Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love

by Earl A. Grollman
With brief entries such as “Accidental Death,” “Self-Inflicted Death,” “Talking,” “Crying,” and “Going Nuts,” Grollman offers advice and answers the kinds of questions that teens are likely to ask themselves when grieving the death of someone close.

Healing Through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair

Miriam Greenspan (May 11, 2004)
This revolutionary book offers a more hopeful view: there is a redemptive power in our worst feelings. Avoidance and denial of the dark emotions that results in the escalating psychological disorders of our time: depression, anxiety, addiction, psychic numbing, and irrational violence.

The Grief Recovery Handbook 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition, The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses, Including Health, Career and Faith, How Grife Recovery Addresses Trauma & PTSD

By: John W. James and Russell Frieman (Founder of The Grief Recovery Institute)
Drawing from their own histories as well as from others', the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. 

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