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Understanding Grief & Supportive Sites
Specific Losses (not necessarily to death)
Children and Grief
Commemoratives, Memorials, Funeral Preparation
Boulden, Jim and Joan. The Last Goodbye I. Weaverville, CA: Boulden Pub.
Bowman, Ted (1994). Loss of Dreams: A Special Kind of Grief. Ted Bowman, 2111 Knapp Street, St. Paul, MN 55108 (612-645-6058).
Bramlett, John (1991). When Good-bye is Forever: Learning to Live Again after the Loss of a Child. New York: Ballantine Books.
Davis, Deborah L. (1991). Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub.
Diets, Bob (1992). Life after Loss. Tucson, AZ: Fisher Books.
Faldet, Rachel, & Fitton, Karen (eds.) (1997). Our stories of miscarriage: Healing with words. Minneapolis, MN: Fairview Press.
Goldman, Linda (1994). Life & Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children. Muncie, IN: Accelerated Development Inc., Pub.
Gryte, Marilyn (1988). No New Baby: For boys and girls whose expected sibling dies. Omaha, NE: Centering Corp.
Ilse, Sherokee (1990). Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Death. Maple Plain, MN: Wintergreen Press.
Kagan(Klein), H. (1998). Gili's book: A journey into bereavement for parents and counselors. New York: Teachers College, Columbia University.
Kalish, Richard. Death, Grief, and Caring Relationships.
Koven, Mara and Pearl, Liz (eds.)(2007). Mourning has broken: A collection of creative writing and grief and healing. KOPE Associates.
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead -- Diaries 1929 - 1932 (the introduction was especiallly recommended).
Lyon, Wendy L. (1993). A Mother's Dilemma: A spiritual search for meaning following pregnancy interruption after prenatal diagnosis. Mullett Lake, MI: Pineapple Press.
McCarthy, G. F., & Stachler, L. M. (1992). The Survivor's Guide: How to make sense of your rights, benefits and responsibilities when someone in your family dies. Holbrook, Mass: Bob Adams, Inc.
McCue, Kathleen (1994). How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness. New York: St. Martin's Press.
McNees, P. (ed.). Dying: A book of comfort. Warner Books. ISBN 0-446-674000-1
Metrick, S. B. (1994). Crossing the Bridge: Creating Ceremonies for Grieving and Healing from Life's Losses. Berkeley, CA:Celestial Arts.
Middlebrook, C. (1996). Seeing the crag: A memoir of dying. New York: BasicBooks.
Minnick, Mollie. A. (ed.) (1991) Yesterday I Dreamed of Dreams... Poems, letters, and memorials written by parents for babies they love. Mullett Lake, MI: Pineapple Press.
Minnick, Mollie. A., Delp, K. J. & Ciotti, M. C. (Eds.)(1992). A time to decide, a time to heal: For parents making difficult decisions about babies they love (3rd edition). Mullett Lake, MI: Pineapple Press.
Nathanson, Sue (1989). Soul Crisis: One Woman's Journey Through Abortion to Renewal. New York: Signet.
Redomne, Lula M. Surviving when Someone You Love Was Murdered. Clearwater, FL:Psychological Consultation Services, Inc.
Reid, Joannie (1994).Life Line: A Journal for Parents Grieving a Miscarriage, Stillbirth, or Early Infant Death. Mullett Lake, MI: Pineapple Press.
Ross, Eleanora. After Suicide: A Ray of Hope. Iowa City IA: Lynn Publications. c/o Ray of Hope, P.O. Box 2323, Iowa City, IA 52244.
Schuurman, Donna (2003). Never the Same: Coming to Terms with the Death of a Parent. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Singh, K. D. (1998). The grace in dying: How we are transformed spiritually as we die. New York, NY: HarperSanFrancisco.
Sourkes, Barbara M. Armfuls of Time. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Stone, Richard (1994). Stories: The Family Legacy, A Guide for Recollection and Sharing. Maitland, FL: Story Work Institute. (phone 407-767-0067)
Trozzi, Maria (1999). Talking with Children about Loss. New York: Penguin.
Van-Si, Laurie, & Powers, Lynn (1994) Helping Children Heal from Loss: A Keepsale Book of Special Memories. Portland, OR: Continuing Education Press.
Weems, Ann, Psalms of Lament. Westminster John Knox Press.
Welshon, John E. (2000). Awakening from Grief: Finding the Road Back to Joy. Open Heart Publications.
Young, Margaret Lady, Agartha, Journey to the Stars, especially "The Three Stage Through Trauma" (p. 273 from chapter: 'The Experience of Healing'), Stillpoint Publishing, (1-800-847-4014).
*** "I Don't Want to Visit Grandma Anymore": A realistic story of understanding aging, illness and the use and purpose of nursing homes in modern society ($4.95).
*** "The Last Teenage Suicide": This book not only offers some insight and understanding of the problem of teenage suicide, but also offers some possible solutions ($7.95).
*** "Unto Dust You Shall Return": A story written to help explain the process of cremation ($4.95).
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