Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Information is power. Here we have included recommended reading from Bereavement Coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Nichole Schwerman.


A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis

Beyond Tears, Ellen Mitchell

Guiding Your Child Through Grief, Mary Ann and James Ernswiler

Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Child Dies, Alan Wolfelt

Healing Your Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas, Alan Wolfelt

Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies, Alan Wolfelt

Helping Children Grieve and Grow, Donna O’Toole and Jerre Cory

Living with Grief: Who We Are, How We Grieve, Kenneth J. Doka

Living With Grief: Children, Adolescents and Loss, Kenneth J. Doka

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart, Alan Wolfelt



Tear Soup, Pat Schweibert and Chuck Deklyen



Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids, Alan Wolfelt

I Heard Your Daddy Died, Mark Scrivani

I Heard Your Mommy Died, Mark Scrivani

Lost and Found: Remebering a Sister, Ellen Yeomans

Someone Special Died, Joan Singleton Prestine

What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?, Trevor Roman

When a Pet Dies, Fred Rogers



Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins: A Journal for Teenagers Experiencing a Loss, Enid Samuel Traisman

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas, Alan Wolfelt

Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers, Earl Grollman

When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens about Grieving and Healing, Marilyn Gootman

When Death Walks In, Mark Scrivani


Courtesy of Nichole Schwerman, Bereavement Coordinator, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.