by Lois F. Akner, Catherine Whitney (Contributor)
An exploration of the adult experience of parental death draws upon the real-life experiences of ordinary people to show readers how to come to term with a parent's death.
by William C. Kroen, Pamela Espeland (Editor)
Dr. William Kroen offers sound advice, comfort and compassion to any adult helping a child cope with death. Weaving in anecdotes about real children and their families, he explains how children from infancy through age 18 perceive and react to death and offers suggestions for how to respond to children at different ages and stages. Specific strategies are offered to guide and support them through the grieving process.
by Genevieve Davis Ginsburg
Widow to Widow explores every aspect of the challenges facing widows, including dealing with grief and anger, surviving the special days, emptying his closet, money matters, and traveling and eating alone.
by Hannah Lothrop
This special book speaks to those who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, sudden infant death and termination of pregnancy. It is also for the caregivers who help them through this difficult time. The voices of other parents who have suffered the devastation of their baby's death are heard throughout this warmly written, insightful book.
by Beth Witrogen McLeod
The prize-winning author offers a path that transforms the stress, pain and loss associated with caregiving into an opportunity for personal and spiritual growth.
by Harold Ivan Smith
Not many books have been written to help the grieving son or daughter deal with the new reality of a deceased father. Smith has combined personal stories from Frederick Buechner, Norman Vincent Peale, Corrie ten Boom, James Dobson, and many other well- known people to help others through their grieving process.
by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
In this compassionate and moving guide to communicating with the terminally ill, Dr. Elisabeth KÃ¼ebler-Ross, the world's foremost expert on death and dying, shares her tools for understanding how the dying convey their innermost knowledge and needs. Expanding on the workshops that have made her famous and loved around the world, she shows us the importance of meaningful dialogue in helping patients to die with peace and dignity.
58. Lament for a Son
by Nicholas Wolterstorff
A profoundly faith-affirming book, Lament for a Son gives eloquent expression to a grief that is at once unique and universal“”a grief for an individual, irreplaceable person. Though it is an intensely personal book, Wolterstorff decided to publish it, he says, “in the hope that it will be of help to some of those who find themselves with us in the company of mourners.”
by Earl A. Grollman, Susan Avishai (Illustrator)
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Whether through war, a natural disaster, or the serious illness of a loved one or pet, many children must face the reality of death much sooner than their parents would like. This book is designed to help parents and children talk about this difficult time.
60. After Suicide
by John H. Hewett, Wayne E. Oates (Editor)
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Paperback - 119 pages
This highly acclaimed resource presents positive steps that can help family and friends find strength as they readjust and return to healthy, productive living.