Book Recommendations

Young Adults Coping with Death: You are Not alone

Author: Jennifer Kaplan, PhD, LICSW, FT

Book format: Paperback
Age: All Ages
Price: $9.95

For Adults

See List of Book Recommendations for Adults
  • It’s OK that You’re Not Ok by Megan Devine
  • Healing Grief, Finding Peace by Louis LaGrand
  • What’s Your Grief? Lists to Help you Through Any Loss by Eleanor Haley & Litsa Williams
  • When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner
  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
  • Getting Through the Days: A Journey from Loss to Life by Joan Baker Scott
  • A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  • Finding Meaning, The Sixth Stage of Grief by David Kessler
  • After Suicide Loss:  Coping with your Grief by Bob Baugher & Jack Jordan
  • After the Death of a Child by Ann K. Finkbeiner
  • Welcome to the Grief Club:  Because You Don’t Have to Go Through Alone by Janine Kwoh
  • After a Parent’s Suicide: Helping Children Heal by Margo Requarth
  • Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief by Joanne Cacciatore
  • Beyond Tears, Living After Losing a Child by Ellen Mitchell
  • Disenfranchised Grief by Kenneth Doka
  • Grieving the Loss of Someone You Love: Daily Meditations by Raymond R. Mitsch and Lynn Brookside
  • Healing Your Grieving Heart by Alan Wolfelt
  • Helping Children Cope with Grief by Alan Wolfelt
  • Real Men Do Cry by Erin Hipple
  • Saying Goodbye: How Families Can Find Renewal Through Loss by Barbara Okun and Joseph Nowinski
  • Shadows in Winter: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Eitan Fishbane
  • The Grieving Child, A Parent’s Guide by Helen Fitzgerald
  • The Journey Through Grief and Loss by Robert Zucker
  • The Empty Room: Understanding Sibling Loss by Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
  • Healthy Healing: A Guide to Working Out Grief by Michelle Steinke-Baumguard

For Teens/Young Adults

See List of Book Recommendations for Teens/Young Adults
  • Young Adults Coping with Death, You Are Not Alone by Jenny Kaplan
  • Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder
  • When a Friend Dies: A Book for Teens About Grieving & Healing by Marilyn Gootman
  • What Does That Mean? by Harold Ivan Smith
  • Healing Your Grieving Hearts for Teens by Alan Wolfelt
  • Chill & Spill Journal: A Place to Put Down and Work it Out by Steffanie Loring
  • Deconstruction: Reconstruction Journal for Teens by the Dougy Center
  • Grief Recovery for Teens: Letting Go of Painful Emotions with Body-Based Practices by Carol Popowitz
  • Grieving for the Sibling you Lost: A Teen’s Guide to Coping with Grief by Erica Goldblatt Hyatt
  • Weird is Normal when Teenagers Grieve by Jenny Lee Wheeler
  • The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends by Helen Fitzgerald

For Children

See List of Book Recommendations for Children
  • One Wave at a Time, A Story About Grief and Healing by Holly Crowley
  • The Invisible Strings by Patricia Karst
  • Sad isn’t Bad: A Good-grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing with Loss by Michaelene Mundy
  • Not the End by Mari Dombkowski
  • The Memory Box by Joanna Rowlang
  • What Happens When a Loved One Dies by Jillian Roberts
  • Ida, Always by Caron Levis
  • When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death by Laurie Brown
  • Always By My Side by Susan Kerner
  • The Next Place by Warren Hanson
  • The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Where do they go?  by Julia Alvarez
  • Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? (Sudden Loss) by Elke and Alex Barber
  • Missing Mommy by Rebecca Cobb
  • Mom’s Sweater by Jayde Perkin
  • Forever Connected (Sibling Loss) by Jessica Correnti
  • A Kids Book About Grief by Brennan Wood
  • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing after a Loss by Pat Schwiebert & Chuck DeKlyen
  • I Miss You: A First Look at Death by Pat Thomas

For Toddlers

See List of Book Recommendations for Toddlers
  • Honey Bear Died by Jennifer Melvin
  • Something Very Sad Happened by Bonnie Zucker

Podcast Recommendations

See List of Podcast Recommendations
  • All There Is with Anderson Cooper
  • Grief Out Loud with the Dougy Center   
  • Healing with David Kessler
  • Terrible, Thanks for Asking with Nora McInerny 
  • Widowed Parent with Jenny Lisk
  • What’s Your Grief with Eleanor Haley & Litsa Williams


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