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.

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Teens - For
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...
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...
Finding Your Own Way To Grieve
A creative activity book for children and teens on the autism spectrum. read more...
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas
For young and middle readers (6-12 year-olds) grieving the death of someone loved. read more...
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas
In this book for grieving teenagers, Dr. Wolfelt speaks honestly and straightforwardly to teens, affirming their thoughts... read more...
The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens
Designed for grieving teens as a companion to Dr. Wolfelt's bestselling Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical... read more...
The Secret C: Straight Talking About Cancer
This booklet is aimed at supporting parents or carers and encourages open communication and questions about cancer within... read more...
Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers: How to Cope with Losing Someone You Love
Advice and answers to the kinds of questions that teens are likely to ask themselves when grieving the death of someone close. read more...
Tear Soup, a recipe for healing after loss
Tear Soup is a family story book that centers around an old and somewhat wise woman, Grandy.   Grandy has just suffered a... read more...