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AFTERCARE - Grief Support Titles

ADULT BOOKS

A FAMILY AGAIN
Produced by MTI Film and Video (31 Minutes)

A LIFE TO REMEMBER
Produced by Empower Productions (9 Minutes)

A LIGHT FOR THE JOURNEY by D. Morgan
A nautical visual and reflective work to assist in walking the pathway of grief.

A LOOK IN THE MIRROR by Edward M. Ames
A handbook for widowers.

A MAN YOU KNOW IS GRIEVING & WHEN A MAN FACES GRIEF by James E. Miller

A PILGRIMAGE THROUGH GRIEF by James E. Miller

A TIME TO GRIEVE by Carol Staudacher
Meditations for healing after the death of a loved one.

A TRAVEL GUIDE to HEAVEN by Anthony DeStafano
Provides a delicious preview of a place bursting with beauty, excitement, challenges, fun and pure delight.

AUTUMN WISDOM by James E. Miller

BEFORE I WAKE by Paul R. Carlson
Pastor discusses practical needs surrounding death that we can't bear to think about..until it's too late.

BEYOND SORROWS by Herb & Mary Montgomery
Christian reflections on death and grief.

CHANGE & POSSIBILITY by James E. Miller

COWBELLS AND COURAGE by Patrick W. Page
One man to another on the loss of a spouse.

CREMATION by Paul E. Irion
Explanation of cremation as one option of final disposition.

DOES ANYBODY ELSE HURT THIS BAD AND LIVE? by Carlene Ester Enroth
Support for those overwhelmed with the multitude of paperwork & legal issues following a funeral, when their heart is breaking.

DON'T TAKE MY GRIEF AWAY FROM ME by Doug Manning
How to walk through grief and learn to live again.

EARLY WINTER by Howard Brown
Learning to live, love and laugh again after painful loss.

FINDING YOUR WAY AFTER YOUR PARENT DIES by Richard Gilbert
Comapssionate guide for those well into adulthood experiencing the pain of the loss of a parent.

FOR BEREAVED GRANDPARENTS by Margaret H. Gerner
Shows how grandparents can help their children while grieving themselves.

FOR CRYING OUT LOUD by Jean Gannon Jones
How to work through grief to happiness.

GOOD GRIEF by George E. Westberg
What happens whenever one loses someone or something important.

Good Grief by Granger E. Westberg
Large Print version. Whether death of a loved one, divorce, job status change or other loss, we all must work through the grief that is a natural reaction.

GRIEVING SUCCESSFULLY
Produced by Widowed Persons Service City Animation Co. (55 Minutes)

GRIEVING: THE PAIN AND THE PROMISE by Deanna Edwards
Concrete help and valuable suggestions to all who grieve or yearn to help a loved one who is grieving.

HELPING THE BEREAVED CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS by James E. Miller
A sourcebook for planning educational and remembrance events.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAY: GRIEF AND REMEMBRANCE
Produced by Widowed Persons Service

HOW DO I GO ON?
Redesigning your future after crisis has changed your life - Produced by Batesville (21 Minutes)

HOW TO REACH OUT FOR HELP WHEN YOU ARE GRIEVING by Alan D. Wolfelt
Grieving Person's Bill of Rights; Discerning need for professional help, individual counseling, support group, assessing progress, reading list and more.

HOW TO SURVIVE THE LOSS OF A LOVE by Colgrove, Bloomfield & McWilliams
Direct help on the subject of loss. Clear, simple, comforting, inspiring words to support at each step of the process of recovering from loss.

HOW WILL I GET THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS? by James E. Miller
Twelve ideas for those whose loved one died.

I'M GRIEVING AS FAST AS I CAN by Linda Feinberg
How young widows and widowers can cope and heal.

INVINCIBLE SUMMER
Returning to life after someone you love has died - Produced by Batesville Management Services (16 Minutes)

LEFT ALONE by Ruth Becker
A book on widowhood

LETTING GO WITH LOVE by Nancy O'Connor, Ph.D
The grieving process.

LIFE AFTER LOSS by Bob Deits
A positive, sensitive approach for successful recovery from painful loss including the death of a loved one or friend, divorce, job loss, relocation, retirement, major surgery or onset of chronic illness.

LISTEN TO YOUR SADNESS
Finding hope again after despair invades your life - Produced by Batesville Management Services (17 Minutes)

LIVING THROUGH PERSONAL CRISIS by Ann Kaiser Stearns
For those moving through the mourning process and for those struggling with depression and other symptoms of distress.

MONUMENTS IN YOUR HISTORY by William Laas
Through examples and anecdotal material, this book brings to life America's memorial monuments, both famous and obscure.

MORE THAN SURVIVING by Kelly Osmont
Caring for yourself while you are grieving

MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS... THE LEGACY OF LOSS by Hope Edelman
A courageous journey into the heart of a woman's most profoundly life-altering passage

MY SON, MY SON by Iris Bolton with Chris Mitchell
A mother's personal story of her son's suicide

NEVER TOO OLD FOR A LULLABY by Juanita White
When your grown child dies you are bereaved, devastated, shocked, numbed and all too often,forgotten. In this sensitive book we explore the many feelings that accompany this great loss.

NO TIME FOR GOODBYES by Janice Harris Lord
Assistance in coping with sorrow, anger and injustice after a tragic death

ON LIFE AND LIVING: THE HOSPICE EXPERIENCE by Joe Levinger
(18 Minutes)

ONE YOU LOVE IS DYING by James E. Miller

ONE YOU LOVED HAS DIED by James E. Miller

PARTING IS NOT GOODBYE by Osmont and McFarlane
Coping with grief in creative, healthy ways

REMEMBERING WITH LOVE by Elizabeth Levang
Messages of hope for the first year of grieving and beyond

SHE NEVER SAID GOODBYE by Robert Dykstra
One man's journey through loss

SIBLING GRIEF by Marcia G. Scherago
How parents can help the child whose brother or sister has died

STILLBORN: THE INVISIBLE DEATH by John DeFrain
With concern & compassion, authors trace the emotional reactions to stillbirth - from initial trauma to eventual acceptance and recovery

SUICIDE OF A CHILD produced by Centering Corporation
Affirming and supportive; with focus on feelings and suggestions for coping

SUICIDE WHY? By Adina Wrobleski
Eighty-five questions and answers

SUICIDE: YOUR CHILD HAS DIED/QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS/THE DANGER SIGNS by Adina Wrobleski
For all grieving parents. This is new information on how to intervene

SURVIVING GRIEF: 30 Questions and Answers by A.M. Brady Reinsmith
Addresses questions rising in the mind, body, and spirit of one who feels out of sync due to loss of a loved one through death.

SWALLOWED BY A SNAKE by Thomas R. Golden
A book for men or women about the masculine side of healing from loss.

TAKING THE TRIP by Romaine Presnell
First hand experience of the pain of grief shared by one widow to others. New widows will be comforted by a friend who has been through it

TELLING A CHILD ABOUT DEATH by Edgar N. Jackson
Deals with the importance of the task of communication; when to talk about it; what to say; how to say it to various ages

THANK YOU FOR COMING TO SAY GOODBYE
Centering Corporation (14 Minutes)

THE BEREAVED PARENT by Harriet Sarnoff Schiff
Confronting day to day decisions and hardships that must be met

THE CONTINUING CARE SERIES
Tape 1 - by Doug Manning - Produced by In-Sight Books

THE GIFT OF MEMORY by Marianne Richmond

THE GIFT OF SIGNIFICANCE by Doug Manning
Walking with people through a loss

THE LITTLE TIN BOX - by Edward Hays
Produced by Videos With Values (30 Minutes)

THE MANY FACES OF GRIEF by Edgar N. Jackson
Explores how we express grief and how it can be creatively managed

THE NEXT PLACE by Warren Hanson
A true work of art, walking you through the grief process in word and picture

UNDERSTANDING GRIEF by Edgar N. Jackson
Explores the dynamics of grief; role of guilt; function of religious philosophy; exteriorizing grief feelings and normal reactions

UNDERSTANDING GRIEF by Howard J. Lunche
A guide for the bereaved. A response to the all too common ignorance and misconceptions about grief that are encountered in American society. Provides a practical framework by which to view grief.

WE'RE ALMOST HOME NOW - by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Aquarius Productions

WHAT HELPED ME WHEN MY LOVED ONE DIED by Dr. Earl Grollman
Collection of personal stories of parents, wives, husbands, children and friends who have mourned the death of a loved one

WHAT WILL HELP ME? and HOW CAN I HELP? by James E. Miller

WHEN LOVE GETS TOUGH: THE NURSING HOME DECISION by Doug Manning
This book carries hope for people discovering the normal feelings experienced while making the important decision of nursing home care for a loved one

WHEN MOURNING DAWNS by James E. Miller
Living your way through the seasons of grief. Grief patterns compared to the rhythm of the seasons - fall, winter, spring and then summer again.

WHEN PREGNANCY FAILS by Susan Borg & Judith Lasker
Assistance for families coping with miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death

WHEN THE WIND STOPS by Charlotte Zolotow
story about new beginnings. Day & night, wind and waves, rain and seasons; each will go on and on, for nothing ends; It begins in another place or in a different way.

WHEN YOU KNOW YOU'RE DYING by James E. Miller

WHEN YOU'RE THE CAREGIVER & WHEN YOU'RE ILL OR INCAPACITATED by James E. Miller

WIDOW TO WIDOW by Phyllis R. Silverman

WINTER GRIEF, SUMMER GRACE by James E. Miller
Compassionate exploration of feelings that come with a loved one's death.

www.Bereavementmag.com

www.newhope-grief.org

www.Willowgreen.com

CHILDRENS BOOKS

AFTER SUICIDE by John H. Hewitt
Deals with guilt, anger, bewilderment and shame: explanation to children

ANIMAL CRACKERS by Bridget Marshall
A story about love, funerals and a child's grief.

BLACKBERRIES IN THE DARK
Disney Educational Production

CATCHING RAINBOWS by Kathleen Mareesh Hemery, Juanita White & Olga Coss
Three stories to support children during life crises. The stories deal with the death of a Grandfather, a pet and a Great-Grandmother.

DAVID'S STORY: TEEN SUICIDE
Produced by Batesville Co. (28 Minutes)

FINDING GRANDPA EVERYWHERE by John Hodge
Story follows a young child as he discovers the love and memories his Grandpa has left him.

FOR THOSE WHO LIVE by Kathy LaTour
Helping children cope with the death of a brother or sister.

GOOD GRIEF by Sandra Sutherland Fox
Help for groups of children when a friend dies.

GRIEF COMES TO CLASS BY Majel Gliko-Braden
An educator's guide for dealing with grief in the classroom.

I HEARD YOUR DADDY DIED by Mark Scrivani
(Companion to I Heard Your Mommy Died.)

I HEARD YOUR MOMMY DIED by Mark Scrivani
Talks about the many changes that come with death and reassures the child that they are loved and will be taken care of.

LEAN ON ME GENTLY by Doug Manning
Helping a grieving child and making the journey through grief a family affair.

LOST AND FOUND by Ellen Yeomans
One child's search for understanding after the death of her sister. Dealing with her own grief and accepting the emotions of those around her, this child finds her way toward healing.

MAMA MOCKINGBIRD by Sauni Wood
Shattered by the sudden death of their grown son, Scot Kenneth Wood, in 1982, and at tmes in doubt as to whether her "pieces" would ever get back together again, the story of Mama Mockingbird "came" to her "through the wind".

MOLLY'S MAMA DIED by Margaret M. Holmes
Child's journey through grief. Opens up communication between adult and chldren while showing children that all feelings are normal.

STANDING TALL
Teen Grief (20 Minutes) - Centering Corporation Seven young people share how they heard the news of death, their feelings, what helped and how they moved on

TALKING ABOUT DEATH by Earl Grollman
A dialogue between parent and child

TELL ME, PAPA by Joy and Marv Johnson
Tells children about what happens when you die. Explains the funeral, cremation and answers their questions honestly

THANK YOU FOR COMING TO SAY GOODBYE by Janice L. Roberts & Joy Johnson
Suggested ways to involve children in funeral services

THE CLASS IN ROOM 44: WHEN A CLASSMATE DIES by Lynn Bennett Blackburn
Story to assist children in dealing with the death of a classmate

THE COURAGE TO LAUGH by Allen Klein
Illustration of the importance of laughter. The author shows readers how to face the end of life and the grieving process with dignity and compassion

THE FALL OF FREDDIE THE LEAF by Leo Buscaglia, Ph.D
Teaching a child about death

THE FIRST YEAR OF FOREVER by Ben VanVechten
Surviving a teenager's accidental death

THE GARDEN ANGEL by Jan Czech
A young child discovers a grandparent's love grows even after death

THE SADDEST TIME by Norma Simon
Three anecdotes which deal sensitively with the deaths of a young uncle, a classmate and a grandparent. The book helps to stimulate dialogue between adults and children on the essential subjects of life and death.

THUMPY'S STORY by Nancy C. Dodge
Story of love and grief shared by Thumpy, the Bunny; for children ages 7-77. In a warm and sensitive way it will help children deal with the loss of a loved one

TIMOTHY DUCK by Lynn Bennett Blackburn
A story about the death of a friend

WHAT ABOUT ME? KIDS AND GRIEF
Film Ideas, Inc. (18 Minutes)

WHAT DO I TELL MY CHILDREN
Narrated by Joanne Woodward - Produced by Aquarius Productions

WHAT'S HEAVEN? by Maria Shriver
Death eventually touches every family, and this treasure of a book - for people of all faiths - is a starting point for parents who must talk about this difficult topic with their children.

WHEN DEATH WALKS IN by Mark Scrivani
Gentle and helpful book which looks at ways of facing grief during the teen years. Tells how grief can affect us, what we can do about anger, sadness and all the emotions that come when death walks in.

www.grievingchild.org