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Then & Now: Changed Perspectives of a Young Widow
by Michelle D. Jarvie
Stemming from the sudden death of her 29-year-old husband at the hands of a negligent driver, Jarvie tackles the question: "How will life ever be okay again?" Each chapter compares the turmoil of the first years with the coping mechanisms and perspectives learned by the sixth year. It is a book about turning points, which grief experts agree is "raw, hopeful, and inspiring." Paperback and ebook available at Amazon.com. Connect with the author at http://michellejarvie.com

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT DEATH FOR TEENAGERS
by Earl Grollman

For teenagers who have a friend or relative who has died.

LIVING WHEN A LOVED ONE DIED
by Earl Grollman

This book walks you through the many stages of grief.

INJURY - LEARNING TO LIVE AGAIN
by Dorothy Mercer, Ph.D.

Covers the shock of injuries, changes to career and lifestyle, fears and anxieties, the will verses the capabilities of the body. Written by a survivor of a drunk driving crash.

WHEN THERE ARE NO WORDS
by Charlie Walton

A book to help those who want to console a friend or loved one and no words seem appropriate.

GOOD-BYE MY CHILD
by Sara Rich Wheeler and Margaret M. Pike

A gentle guide for parents whose child has died.

WHEN GOOD-BYE IS FOREVER 
LEARNING TO LIVE AGAIN AFTER THE LOSS OF A CHILD

by John Bramblett

A bereaved father's inspiring guide to overcome tragedy.

I CAN'T STOP CRYING
It's so hard when someone you love dies

by Rev. John Martin

The author look at grieving as a painful but necessary process and suggests steps for re-building your life without your loved one.

CRY UNTIL YOU LAUGH 
A practical approach to grief and death.

by Richard Obershaw

It is a practical look at grief and it presents a down to earth, practical approach to dealing with grief.

COMPANION THROUGH THE DARKNESS
by Stephanie Ericsson

 

A book on dealing with grief written by a woman whose husband 
was killed in a traffic crash.

TEENAGERS FACE TO FACE WITH BEREAVEMENT
by Karen Gravelle & Charles Haskins


Seventeen young adults discuss the deaths of

parents, siblings, and friends.

A CHILD'S VIEW OF GRIEF
by Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.

 

Easy to read book explains how children and adolescents grieve after someone loved dies.

EVAN'S EARTHLY ADVENTURE
by Mark Holofcener

 

This is a father's journal written when his life was forever changed by the death of his beloved 13 year old son. It's a story about hope passion and dedication.

NO TIME FOR GOOD-BYES
by Janice Harris Lord

 

Coping with Sorrow, Anger and Injustice After a Tragic Death. 
This book is especially good for traffic crash victims and their loved ones.

AFTER THE DARKEST HOUR THE SUN WILL SHINE AGAIN
by Elizabeth Mehren

 

A parents guide to coping with the loss of a child.

WHAT HELPED ME WHEN MY LOVED ONE DIED
by Earl Grollman

 

Personal stories from those who have mourned the death of a loved one.

The Next Place
by Warren Hanson

 

An inspirational picture book for grieving families

Beyond Sympathy
by Janice Harris Lord

 

Offers practical suggestions and examples of how to help those who are hurting physically and emotionally from injury, illness or loss.

Surviving an Auto Accident
by Robert & Dana Saperstein

 

A guide to your physical, economic & emotional recovery.

What To Do When the Police Leave
by Bill Jenkins

 

A guide to the first days after a traumatic loss.

Sarah’s Journey
by Alan D. Wolfelt

 

One child’s experience with the death of her father