Death & Loss
Print & Web Resources
compiled by Reba Tierney
Death of a Parent
 Let’s Get Lost by Sarra Manning (Mother)
 Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson (Mother)
 Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Wilson (Mother)
 Say the Word by Jeannine Garsee (Mother)
Death of a Parent
 What Girls Learn by Karin Cook (Mother)
 Saying it out Loud by Joan Abelove (Mother)
 Alison’s Rules by Catherine Clark (Mother)
 Zen & Xander Undone by Amy Kathleen Ryan (Mother)
Death of a Parent
 A Death in the Family by James Agee (Father)
 Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (Father)
 Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks (Father)
 Putting Makeup on Dead People by Jen Violi (Father)
Death of a Parent
 Swallowing Stones by Joyce McDonald (Father)
 Five Minutes More by Darlene Ryan (Father)
 Defining Dulcie by Paul Acampora (Father)
 Sign Language by Amy Ackley (Father)
Death of a Sibling
 Deadville by Ron Koertge (Sister)
 The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Sister)
 Many Stones by Carolyn Coman (Sister)
 The Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee (Sister)
Death of a Sibling
 A Map of the Known World by Lisa Ann Sandell (Brother)
 Punkzilla by Adam Rapp (Brother)
 Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine (Brother)
 Choices by Deborah Lynn Jacobs (Brother)
Death of a Friend
 Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
 All We Know of Heaven by Jacquelyn Mitchard
 Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
 Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper
Death of a Friend
 Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
 M+O 4EVR by Tonya Cherie Hegamin
 A Love Story Starring my Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner
 Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray
Death of a Friend
 Last Ride by Laura Langston
 Freeze Frame by Heidi Ayarbe
 Emako Blue by Brenda Woods
Death of a
 Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
 The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
 You are Not Here by Samantha Schutz
Death of a
 I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schroeder
 If You Come Softly & Behind You by Jacqueline Woodson
Death of a
 Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
 A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
 No More Us for You by David Hernandez
Dealing with Death
 Before I Die by Jenny Downham
 Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
 Deadline by Chris Crutcher
 Blind Faith by Ellen Wittlinger
Dealing with Death
 Willow by Julia Hoban
 Remembering Raquel by Vivian Vande Velde
 Breathless by Lurlene McDaniel
Should I Stay…
 If I Stay by Gayle Forman
 Heaven Looks A Lot Like The Mall by Wendy Mass
 Exit Point by Laura Langston
 Between by Jessica Warman
…or Should I Go?
 The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
 Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin
 The Everafter by Amy Huntley
Coping After Loss
 The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life For All Ages by
Leo Buscaglia
 Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schwiebert
 Write From Your Heart: A Healing Grief Journal by
Katherine Patterson
Non-Fiction Titles
 Loss: Understanding the Emptiness by Eileen Kuehn
 What Do You Want to do Before You Die? by Ben Nemtin,
Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn
 Still Here With Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a
Parent by Suzanna Sjoqvist
Web Resources
 The End of Life: Exploring Death in America
 KidsHealth- Death & Grief
 Pet Loss Support Hotline
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