HopeWest Kids Grief Support

Recommended Reading for Teens

HopeWest Kids Grief Support

Recommended Reading for Teens

I Will Remember: What to Do When Someone You Love Dies – A Guidebook Through Grief for Teens

By Laura Dower

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An inspirational and accessible guide to coping with loss includes personal stories of death and life from real teens, advice from a renowned grief counselor, and dozens of hands-on, creative exercises to help teens move through their pain.

Help for the Hard Times: Getting Through Loss

By Earl Hipp

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This book addresses loss and discusses young people’s experiences to help you provide students with tools to grieve and ways to keep their losses from becoming too overwhelming.

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas

By Alan D. Wolfelt

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With sensitivity and insight, this series offers suggestions for healing activities that can help survivors learn to express their grief and mourn naturally. Acknowledging that death is a painful, ongoing part of life, they explain how people need to slow down, turn inward, embrace their feelings of loss, and seek and accept support when a loved one dies.

Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers: How to Cope With Losing Someone You Love

By Earl Grollman

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If you are a teenager whose friend or relative has died, this book was written for you. Earl A. Grollman, the award-winning author of Living When a Loved One Has Died, explains what to expect when you lose someone you love.