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Judy Tatelbaum, The Courage to Grieve (William Heinemann Ltd; New edition 1993)

The Classic Guide to Creative Living, Recovery, and Growth Through Grief

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Bill Merrington, 101 Ways to Cope with Grief and Loss (Kevin Mayhew Ltd 2007)

This book provides guidance and aid to the bereaved on their journey through grief and loss

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Hope Edelman, Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss, 20th Anniversary Edition

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss

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William Worden, Children and Grief (Guilford Press, 2002)

Drawing upon extensive interviews and assessments of school-age children who have lost a parent to death, this book offers a richly textured portrait of the mourning process in children.

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Lily Pincus, Death and the Family: The Importance of Mourning (Schocken Books, 1989)

Death and the Family: The Importance of Mourning

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Jane Brooks, Midlife Orphan (Berkley Publishing Group, 1999)

Jane Brooks shows us how to find new sources of strength, in both ourselves and others, after our parents are gone.

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Kate Boydell Death … and How to Survive it – a unique and practical guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner. (Vermilion, 2005)

A unique and practical guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner

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Kate Berridge, Death… And How To Survive It

A unique, practical and uplifting guide to coming to terms with the loss of your partner

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Linda Feinberg, I’m Grieving As Fast As I Can (on being widowed) (New Horizon Press, 1994)

How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal

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Phyllis R. Silverman & Madelyn Kelly, A Parent’s Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved One (OUP, 2009)

Parent’s Guide to Raising Grieving Children

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Kay Redfield Jamison, Night Falls Fast (Picador, 2000)

Understanding Suicide: Written by Kay Redfield Jamison

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Kate Hill, The Long Sleep: Young People and Suicide (Virago Press, 1995)

This is an exploration of the origins, symptoms and meanings of young peoples’ suicidal crises

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Alison Wertheimer, A Special Scar 2nd Edition: The Experiences of People Bereaved by Suicide

The Experiences of People Bereaved by Suicide

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Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking, (Harper Perennial, 2006)

A portrait of a marriage and a life – in good times and bad – that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child

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Lindsay Nicholson, Living on the Seabed (Vermilion 2005)

A memoir of love, life and survival

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Susan Varley, Badger’s Parting Gifts (Picture Lions, 1994)

A helpful reading guide from Child Bereavement UK that provides tips for reading Badger’s Parting Gifts with children and helping them better understand grief.

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John Burningham, Granpa (Red Fox, 2003)

An illustration to help and support children with grief

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Doris Stickney, Waterbugs and Dragonflies

Each booklet will help you find the right words…a caring thought…a comforting reflection to communicate compassion in extraordinary ways for children

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Ginny Perkins & Leon Morris, Remembering Mum

The book reminds the reader of the need to express grief in a society which all too often sees death as a taboo subject.

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Michael Rosen, “Michael Rosen’s Sad Book”

A beautifully illustrated read for adults and children about love and loss which explains why it’s ok to be sad sometimes

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