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    Riley Children's Grief Team

    The Riley Children’s Health Bereavement Team has created a list of books that may be helpful throughout your grief journey.

    For Kids

    • Wolfelt, A. (2001). Healing your grieving heart for kids: 100 practical ideas. Companion Press.

    • Rowland, J. (2017). The Memory Box: A Book about Grief. United States: Sparkhouse Family.

    • Karst, P. (2017). The Invisible String. United States: DeVorss & Company.
    • Stapleford, D. J., Black, J. (2016). Dreaming of Owl. Canada: Deborah Jean Stapleford.

    • Frankel, R., Lorig, S. (2013). Draw It Out. United States: Art With Heart Press.

    • Wright, C. (2019). Lasting Love. United States: Random House Children's Books.

    • Samuels, V. R. (2006). Always My Twin. United States: Trafford Publishing.

    For Teenagers

    • Wolfelt, A. D. (2001). Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas. United States: Companion Press.

    • Ink About It. (2011). United States: Art With Heart Press.

    • Lorig, S., Jacobs, J. (2005). Chill & Spill. United States: Art With Heart Press.

    All Bereaved Siblings

    • Nickell, R. (2019). Always My Hero: The Road to Hope & Healing Following My Brother's Death in Afghanistan. United States: LifeWise Books.

    • Samuel, J. (2018). Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving. United States: Scribner.

    • Rentzenbrink, C. (2015). The Last Act of Love: The Story of My Brother and His Sister. United Kingdom: Pan Macmillan.

    • Rentzenbrink, C. (2017). A Manual for Heartache. United Kingdom: Pan Macmillan.