Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Grief and bereavement
About Grief: Insights, Setbacks, Grace Notes, Taboos
Covers a wide range of the issues related to grief in a practical and truthful manner. Used by grief groups. read more...
African American Grief
By capturing stories and observing practices, the authors reveal how racism affects quality of life, the manner and rate... read more...
As Big as it Gets: Supporting a Child when a Parent is Seriously Ill
This booklet provides a range of ideas for parents and carers so that they feel able to involve their children in what is... read more...
Catching Your Breath in Grief ... and grace will lead you home
A combination of text and photography offers understanding, comfort, and hope to grieving persons and those who care for... read more...
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A grief journal for teens
The Dougy Center's first journal specially created for grieving teens.   Whether a teen has experienced the death of a parent,... read more...
Disenfranchised Grief: New Directions, Challenges, and Strategies
This book focuses on the kind of grief that is not openly acknowledged, socially validated, or publicly mourned. It addresses... read more...
The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions
Like a firestorm blazing through a forest, the grief of losing a loved one seems to leave nothing but ashes in its path. read more...
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life For All Ages
This book is a story for people of all ages. It is also available as a nature video. It can assist in talking about the mysteries... read more...
Finding Your Way: Grieving the Death of Your Child
To obtain a copy, contact Canuck Place Children's Hospice, Vancouver, BC. For further information and contact details visit:... read more...
The Girls in the Front Row: exploring the impact of losing a mother young
"The Girls in the Front Row" explores the experiences of fourteen women, aged sixteen to ninety, who have all lost their... read more...