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CHILDREN
SUICIDE
INFANT/BEREAVED PARENTS
GENERAL
POETRY
PROFESSIONALS
MYSTICAL, SPIRITUAL,ETC.
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CHILDREN

TITLEAUTHOR
A Complete Book About Death Earl Grollman and Joy Johnson
A Child's Book About Burial and Cremation Earl Grollman and Joy Johnson
A Child's Book About Death Earl Grollman and Joy Johnson
Bereaved Children and Teens Earl Grollman
Children Grieve Too Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson
Common Threads of Teenage Grief by Teens Who Know --Commentator: Janet Tyson
Do They Have Bad Days in Heaven Michelle Linn-Gust, M.S.
Getting Used to Candy Helen Landalf
Green Mittens From Grandma Bernice Hogan Hanks
The Grieving Child Helen Fitzgerald
Healing Your Grieving Heart For Kids Alan D. Wolfelt, PH.D.
Helping Children Cope With Grief Alan Wolfelt, PhD.
Healing A Teen's Grieving Heart Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Helping Teens Cope With Death The Dougy Centre
Healing A Child's Grieving Heart Alan D. Wolfelt
Henry and Harriet H.C. MacArthur
Helping Children Cope With Loss Of A Loved One William C. Kroen, PhD.
Icky Nancy Dodge
I'll Always Love You Hans Wilhelm
Lost and Found: Remembering A Sister Ellen Yeomans
Love You Forever Robert Munsch
Making Lemonade Zander Sprague
My Brother Joey Died G.M. McLendon
No New Baby Marilyn Gryte
Sibling Grief P. Gill White, PhD
Something Happened Cathy Blanford
Sunflower Promise Kathleen Maresh Hemery
Surviving A Sibling Scott Mastley
Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers Earl A. Grollman
Surviving the Death of A Sibling TJ Wray
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney Judith Viorst
Talking about Death Earl Grollman
Teen Grief Relief Dr. Heidi and Gloria Horsley
The Grieving Teen Helen Fitzgerald
Teenagers Talk About Grief June Cerza Kolf
Until We Meet Again Susan Jones
What Does That Mean Harold Smith, Joy Johnson
We Remember Philip Norma Simon
We Were Gonna Have A Baby, But We Had An Angel Instead Pat Schwiebert
When A Friend Dies Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed.D
What's Heaven Maria Shriver
Where Is Heaven Ted Menten
You Hold Me and I'll Hold You Jo Carson

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SUICIDE
TITLEAUTHOR
After Suicide: Living With Questions Eileen Kuehn
After Suicide Loss: Coping With Your Grief Bob Baugher, PhD and Jack Jordan
But I Didn't Say Goodbye Barbara Rubel, MA
Dying To Be Free Beverly Cobain, Jean Larch
Healing The Hurt Spirit Catherine GreenLeaf
His Bright Light Danielle Steele
Healing After The Suicide of A Loved One Ann Smolin and John Guinan
Knowing Why Changes Nothing Eva Lager with Sasha
Lost and Found-Recovering From A Loved One's Suicide Beryl S. Glover
No Time To Say Goodbye Carla Fine
Rocky Roads Michelle Linn-Gust Ph.D.
Suicide Of A Child Johnson & Wrobleski
Suicide: Your Child Has Died Adina Wrobleski
Saying Goodbye John Saynor
Suicide Earl A. Grollman
Suicide Why Adina Wrobleski
Suicide Survivors Adina Wrobleski
Silent Grief Living In the Wake of Sucide Christopher Lukas & Henry M Seiden
Suicide Of A Child Adina Wrobleski
Stronger Than Death Sue Chance
Suicide: The Tragedy Compounded Sue Holtkamp
Suicide: Survivors A Guide for those left behind Adina Wrobleski
Touched by Suicide Michael F. Myers, M.D. and Carla Fine
Understanding Your Suicide Grief Alan D. Wolfelt PhD.
Why Suicide Eric Marcus

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INFANT/BEREAVED PARENTS
TITLEAUTHOR
After Stephen Norma R. Lantz
Afterlife Agreements Chris Mulligan
After The Darkest Hour The Sun Will Shine Again Elizabeth Mehren
An Angel is Born Johanna Elisabeth Sather, R.N.
Angel Babies Patricia Seaver McGivern
A Silent Sorrow Ingrid Kohn & Perry-Lynn Moffitt with
A Time to Decide, A Time to Heal Molly A. Minnick, Kathleen J. Delp, Mary C. Ciotti, M.D.
Becoming Bigger Than Our Pain Sandy Brosam
Breathe Kelly Kittel
Butterflies, Angels & Roses Frances Wohlenhaus-Munday
Catching The Light Genesse Bourdeau Gentry
Creating A New Normal After the Death of a Child Sandy Fox
Divine Healing Vonne Solis
Dreaming Kevin Carla Blowey
Empty Arms Mary Joyce Rae
Empty Cradle, Broken Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D.
Emma's Gift Nancy Faith Fisher
Facing a Father's Feeling
First You Die Marie Levine
Flowers on a Child’s Grave…Now What? Lisa Epperson
For the Love of Daniel Ann Goffe
Ghost Belly Elizabeth Heineman
Ghost Rider Neil Peart
Give Sorrow Words Tom Crider
God Is A Birdwatcher Linda Musser (Revised Book:
Go Toward the Light Chris Oyler
Hannah's Gift: Lessons from a Life Fully Lived Maria Housden
Heal My Broken Heart Monica Hofer
Helping Your Marriage Survive The Death Of A Child Paul C. Rosenblatt
Her Light Still Shines Coralease Cox Ruff, PhD, RN
How To Go On Living Larry G. Peppers and Ronald Knapp
I Have No Intention of Saying Goodbye Sandy Fox
I'll Hold You In Heaven
I Wasn't Ready To Say Goodbye Brooke Noel and Pamela D. Blair, PhD
Jesse Marianne Leone
Journeys Amy L. Abbey
Kevin: A Mother's Story Diane Iwanicki
Later Courtney Susan Evans
Life touches Life Lorraine Ash
Living Still, Loving Always Nita G. Aasen
Losing Emily Tammy Anderson
Loving Your Baby Shari Morash
Miscarriage - A Shattered Dream Sherokee Ilse and Linda Hammer Burns
Miscarriage: A Book For Parents Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson
Miscarriage: A Man's Book Rick Wheat
Missed Beginnings June Jolly
Mourning Song Joyce Landorf
My Boys Gail Sezna
My Teen Angel Sally Silagy
Now Childless Don Hackett & Kay Bevington
Our Stories of Miscarriage Rachel Faldet & Karen Fitton
Out of Grief: Singing Charlene Diehl
Parental Loss of A Child Therese A. Rando
Parents Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson
Pregnancy After A Loss Carol Cirulli Lanham
Remember Lee (Revised "God is a Birdwatcher") Linda Leith - Mussen
Remembering Alexis Margaret Marshall Rhyne
Remembering: The Death of a Child Robert R. Thompson, MD
Ron's Story Marie Butter
SIDS Toke Hoppenbrouwers, PhD & Joan Hodgman, M.D.
SIDS Survival Guide, The Joani Nelson Horchler and Robin Rice Morris
Star Child Jennifer J. Martin
Standing Beside You Linda K. Maurer
Still To be Born Pat Schwiebert
Standing Beside You Linda Maurer
Surviving Pregnancy Loss Rochelle Friedman and Bonnie Gradstein
Sugar Cookies and a Nightmare Carol Kearns, PhD
Sweet Dreams Robyn Dan Rothermel
Tender Miscarriage: An Epiphany Paula Saffire
The Lessons Of Love Melody Beattie
The Reason Sally Grablick
The Tincture of Time Marie Levine
The Worst Loss Barbara D. Rosof
This Little While Joy and Dr. S. M. Johnson
Three Minus One Sean Hanish & Brook Warner
Through the Eyes of a Teddy Bear Judy Cranwill
Too Soon A Memory Pat Schwiebert, RN
Unspeakable Losses Kim Kluger Bell
Waiting with Gabriel Amy Kuebelbeck
What Was Good About Today (H.B.) Carol Kruckeberg
When A Child You Love Is Grieving Harold Ivan Smith
When A Baby Dies Martha Jo Church, Helene Chazin and Faith Ewald
When Bluebirds Fly JoAnn Kuzma Deveny
When Hello Means Goodbye Pat Schwiebert and Paul Kirk
When Will I Stop Hurting June Cerza Kolf

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GENERAL
TITLEAUTHOR
Awakening From Grief John Welshons
After Isaac Avra Wing
After You Say Goodbye Paul Kent Froman, Ph.D
Animals As Teachers And Healers Susan Chernak-McElroy
AIDS (The Ultimate Challenge) Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
After Goodbye Ted Menten
An Inspirational Guide for the Recovery Soul Barbara Sinor, Ph.D
A Grief Observed C. S. Lewis
A Time To Grieve Carol Staudacher
A Time to Mourn, a Time to Comfort Dr Ron Wolfson
A Broken Heart Still Beats Anne McCracken and Mary Semel
Always Too Soon Allison Gilbert with Christina Baker Kline
ABC's of Healthy Grieving Harold Ivan Smith
A Kidnapped Mind Pamela Richardson
Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope Donna O'Toole
Beyond Endurance Ronald J. Knapp
Beyond Grief Carol Staudacher
Beyond Tears Ellen Mitchell
Beyond Tears (Revised) Ellen Mitchell
Children of the Dome Rosemary Smith
Comfort: A Journey Through Grief Ann Hood
Caring for Donor Families Raelynn Maloney and Alan Wolfelt
Don't Take My Grief Away Doug Manning
Death of A Child, The Susan Holfkamp, PhD
Dear Parents (Revised) Centering Corp
Facing The Ultimate Loss Robert J. Marx and Susan Wengerhoff
For Bereaved Grandparents Margaret H. Gerner
Grieving Dads to the Brink
Grief Is This Normal? Diana M. Cimador Roscigno
Guiding Your Child Through Grief Mary Ann Emswiller and James P. Emswiller
Good Grief Granger E. Westberg
Giving Sorrow Words Candy Lightner, Nancy Hathaway
Good Grief Elizabeth A. Fain
Great Answers to Difficult
Gifts of the Heart Eddie J.G. Pelkey
Grandparents Grieve Twice Bereavement Publication
Grief: What Is It? What Can You Do? Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson
Grief Climbs Towards Understanding Phyllis Davies
Growing Young Bridget E. Park
Helping People Through Grief Delores Kuenning
Heaven is for Real Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
Hope at the End of Your Rope Rita Rocker
How a Fortune Cookie Can
Hitch Your Hope to a Star Nan Zastrow
Holiday Hope Fairview Press Minneapolis
Happy Again! Harriet Hodgson
Healing Your Grief About Aging Alan D. Wolfelt PH.D. and Kirby J. Duvall, M.D.
Healing Your Grieving Heart After Still Birth Alan D. Wolfelt, PH.D. and Rae Lynn Maloney, PH.D.
How to Survive The Loss of A Child Catherine M. Sanders, PhD
How to Survive The Loss
How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies Therese A. Rando, PhD
Helping Men In Grief Bereavement Magazine
He Saw Himself in All His Creatures Helen Norrie
Holding Onto Love Chuck Collins
In Memoriam Amanda Bennett and Terence B. Foley
I Wasn't Ready John S. Mundy with Frances Wohlenhause-Mundy
I don't know what to say Dr. Robert Buckman
Journal Des Amis (French) Editor: Jean Paul Blais
Journey Through Grief, The Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD
Johnny Angel Danielle Steel
Keys To Helping Children Deal With Death and Grief Joy Johnson
Kiss Goodbye Deb Watson
Loving from the Outside In Mourning from the Inside Out Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Lucy Lettuce Patrick Loring and Joy Johnson
Letter To A Grieving Heart Billy Spraque
Living Through the Loss of Someone You Love Sandra Aldrich
Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D
Life After the Death of My Son Dennis L. Apple
Letters To My Son Mitch Carmody
More Than Surviving Kelly Osmont
Meditations for Bereaved
Men Don't Cry . . .Women Do Terry L. Martin and Kenneth J. Doka
Meaning Reconstruction in the Experience of Parental Bereavement Mildred J. Braun
My Brother Peter Nomi Berger
My Papa, My Pal Don R. Balusek
Men & Grief Carol Staudacher
No U-Turn At Mercy Street Chandrama Anderson, Ma, Mft
No Time For Goodbyes Janice Harris Lord
Never Too Old For A Lullaby Juanita White
Not A Waste Of Time B. M. Lloyd
No Mountain Too High Ned Levitt
No One Should See What I Have Seen A Centering Corporation Resource
Open to Hope Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley
On Death and Dying Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Parting is Not Goodbye Osmont/McFarlane
Parental Grief Solace and Resolution Dennis Klass, Ph.D.
Quit Kissing My Ashes Judy Collier
Remembering With Love Elizabeth Levang, Ph.D. and Sherokee Isle
Recovering From The Loss of a Child (P.B.) Katherine Fair Donnelly
Roses In December Marilyn W. Heavilin
Resilience Elizabeth Edwards
Schema of a Soul Kimberlye Berg
Swallowed By A Snake Thomas R. Golden
Shadow Child Beth Powning
Softly As I Leave You Jeanne S. Guerra
Surviving and Thriving Grief Relief & Continuing Relationships Jane V. Bissler, Deneene Florino, Sara Ruble
Strong and Tender Pat Schwiebert
The Heart Does Break George Bowering and Jean Baird
The Grieving Process The Citizens Against Impaired Drivers
The Mourner's Book of Courage Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
The Mourner's Book of Faith Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
Transending Loss Ashley Davis Prend, ACSW
The Empty Chair Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge and Robert C. DeVries
The Knitting Circle Ann Hood
The Crying Handbook Bob Baugher, Darcie Sims
The Mourning Handbook Helen Fitzgerald
The Other Side Of Grief Darcie Sims & Alicia Sims Franklin
The Red Thread Ann Hood
The Boy Who Came Back
The Nicholas Effect Reg Brown
Tunnel of Light Dr. Richard Dew
Understanding Mourning Glen Davidson
Up From Grief B. Kreis and A. Pattie
Understanding Grief Helping Yourself Heal Alan D. Wolfelt
Understanding Anger During Bereavement Carol and Gary Hankins
Understanding Your Grief Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD.
Under an Orange Sun Irving Belateche
When Going To Pieces Holds You Together William A. Miller
When a Child Dies from Drugs Patricia Wittberger and Russ Wittberger
When Your Child Dies Avril Nagel & Randie Clark, MA, CCC
When The Bough Breaks Judith R. Bernstein, PhD.
Why Are The Casseroles Always Tuna Darcie Sims
Willie - Forever Young Margaret Fast with Dora Dueck
When There Are No Words Charlie Walton
What To Do When The Police Leave Bill Jenkins
Wilderness of Grief (The) Alan D. Wolfelt
When Nothing Matters Anymore A Survival Guide for Depressed Teens Bev Cobain, R.N.C.
You Can't Catch Death Ianthe Brautigan

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POETRY
TITLEAUTHOR
December's Song Marilyn Willet Heavilin
Reflections From the Heart TCF National
Stars in the Deepest Night Genesse Bourdeau Gentry

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PROFESSIONALS
TITLEAUTHOR
Hope For Bereaved Therese Brunsting
Intervention Strategies For Bereaved Parents Wanda Derson
Suicide In Canada Canadian Mental Health

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MYSTICAL, SPIRITUAL, ETC.
TITLEAUTHOR
A Swan in Heaven Terri Daniel with Danny Mandell
At Peace in The LightDannion Brinkley with Paul Perry
Ask Your AngelsAlma Daniel, Timothy Wyllie, Andrew Rame
The After Death Experience Ian Wilson
Awakening Heart, The Betty Eadie
Book of Angels Sylvia Browne
Bright Hope LuAnne DeVries with Joel Armstrong
Chicken Soup/Unsinkable Soul Editors: Canfield, Hansen & McNamara
Chicken Soup for a Mother's Soul Canfield, Hansen, Hawthorne, Shimoff
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Canfield, Hansen, Newmark
Chicken Soup For The Surviving Soul Canfield, Hansen, Aubery, Mitchell
Chicken Soup For The Soul: Christmas Treasury Canfield, Hansen
Chicken Soup for The Woman's Soul Canfield, Hansen, Hawthorne, Shimoff
Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul Canfield, Hansen, Meyer, Chesser, Seeger
Children of The Light Brad Steiger & Sherry Hansen Steiger
A Child of Eternity Adrianna Rocha and Kristi Jorde
The Christmas Box Richard Paul Evans
Death Does Not Part Us Elsie R. Sechrist
Embraced By The Light Betty J. Eadie
Embracing Death Terry Daniel with Danny Mandell
The Eagle & The Rose Rosemary Altea
Farther Shores (HB) Yvonne Kason, MD and Teri Degler
The Garden of the Golden Flower Longfield Beatty
Guardian Angels Susan Smitten
Hereafter David Winter
How To Talk with Your Angels Barbara Mark and Trudy Griswold
Hot Chocolate For the Mystical Soul Arielle Ford
Hello From Heaven Bill Guggenhein and Judy Guggenhein
Healing Grief James Van Praagh
If God Is So Good, Why Do I Hurt So Bad? David B. Biebel
I'd Say Yes, God Nancy Reeves, PhD
Lessons From The Light George Anderson and Andrew Barone
Living With Cancer Mary Beth Moster
Life on the Other Side Sylvia Browne
Love Lives On Louis LaGrand, Ph.D.
Life After Life (revised) Raymond Moody, M.D.
More Stories for The Heart Alice Gray
Many Lives, Many Masters Brian L. Weiss, MD
My Proof of Survival Andrew Honigman
90 Minutes In Heaven Don Piper with Cecil Murphey
Not by Accident Isabel Fleece
Our Children Forever Joel Martin and Patricia Romanowski
One With The Light Brad Steiger
One Last Hug Before I Go Carla Wills-Brandon, MD
Premonitions, Visitations and Dreams of the Bereaved Erin Linn
Parting Visions Melvin Morse, MD
Past Lives, Future Healing Sylvia Browne
Reunions: Visionary Encouters with Departed Loved Ones Raymond Moody, M.D.
Reflections On Life After Life Raymond Moody, M.D.
Ripple Effect, (The) Our Harvest Betty J. Eadie
Season Of Grief Ann Dawson
Talking To Heaven James Van Praagh
The Other Side and Back Sylvia Browne
There's A Spiritual Solution to Every Problem Wayne W. Dyer
To Heaven and Back Rita Bennett
Tracks Of A Fellow Struggler J. Claypool
We Are Not Forgotten Joel Martin & Patricia Romanowski
We Don't Die (P.B.) Joel Martin and Patricia Romanowski
When Angels Appear Hope MacDonald
When Bad Things Happen To Good People Harold S. Kushner
When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough Harold S. Kushner
Where Wonders Prevail Joan Webster Anderson
Who Dies Steven Levine
Who Needs God (P.B.) Harold Kushner
Why Me? Rabbi Pesach Krauss
You Cannot Die Ian Currie

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HOMICIDE
TITLEAUTHOR
A Grief Like No Other Kathleen O'Hara
After the Murder of My Son Mary Rondeau Westra
Coping With Traumatic Death Bob Baugher
Facing a Father's Feeling
Ghost Rider Neil Peart
Give Sorrow Words Tom Crider
Grieving Dads to the Brink
Getting Through the Maze Sue Simpson
Holding Onto Love Chuck Collins
Homicide: A Brutal Bereavement Wanda Henry Jenkins
Into The Valley and Out Again Richard Edler
In The Wake Of Death Mark Gosman
Just Us: Homicide Wanda Henry-Jenkins
Life After the Death of My Son Dennis L. Apple
Living Victims, Stolen Lives Brad Stetson
Letters To My Son Mitch Carmody
Lament For A Son N. Wolterstorff
Making Meaning Out of The Madness Dan Lundine
Maci's Place: The Loss (Father's Eyes) Michael Miller
(Father's Eyes)
My Papa, My Pal Don R. Balusek
Men & Grief Carol Staudacher
No Mountain Too High Ned Levitt
Only Spring Gordon Livingston, M.D.
Rachel's Cry Richard A. Dew, M.D.
Real Men Do Cry Dr. Gloria and Heidi Horsley
Strong and Tender Pat Schwiebert
Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart Gordon Livingston, M.D.
Tuesday Mornings With The Dads Tony Dungy
The First Year of Forever B.D. Van Vechten
The Nicholas Effect Reg Brown
Tunnel of Light Dr. Richard Dew
When Men Grieve Elizabeth Levang, Ph.D
What Murder Leaves Behind Doug Magee

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DVDs
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Walking Through Grief-Handling the Holidays - The Griefbox
Men and Their Grief: Twenty Years Later

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