Recommended Reading

For Families

Stein, Sara Bonnett. About Dying: An Open Family Book for Parents and Children Together. Walker & Company: New York. 1983.

For Parents

Bernstein, Judith R. Ph.D. When the Bough Breaks: Forever After the Death of a Son of Daughter. Andrews McMeel Publishing. 1998.
Kloss, Dennis. The Spiritual Lives of Bereaved Parents. Routledge Publishing. 1999.
Neimeyer, Robert A. Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping. University of Memphis: Memphis, TN. 2000.
Sanders, Catherine M. Surviving Grief and Learning to Live Again. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York. 1992.

For Adolescents

Craven, Margaret. I heard the Owl Call My Name. Double Day & Co.: New York. 1973.
Levit, Rosa Ellen. A Short Life Song Remembered. Chronicle Books: San Francisco. 1974.
Gravelle, Karen. Teenagers Face to Face with Bereavement. IUniverse: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 2000.

For Children

Colville, Bruce. My Grandfather’s House. Bridgewater Books: New York. 1996.
Evans, Richard Paul. The Dance. Simon & Schuster: New York. 1999.
Munsch, Robert. Love You Forever. Willowdale: Ontario, Canada. 1986.

Additional resources

Centering Corporation
7230 Maple Street
Omaha, NE68134
(866) 218-0101
(402) 553-1200
www.centering.org
Excellent books for the bereaved and caregivers. Ask for their catalogue and receive a copy of their quarterly newsletter.

The Compassionate Friends
PO Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522
(877)-969-0010
(630)-990-0010
www.compassionatefriends.org
An international network of support groups for bereaved parents and siblings.

Hope for the Bereaved, Inc.
4500 Onondage Boulevard
Syracuse, New York 13219
Office: (315) 475-9675
Helpline: (315) 475-4673
www.hopeforbereaved.com
Check our listing of online resources available, listed by category, to assist with grief.