Resources

We have a range of books and resources that you might find helpful. From books to help with loss to story books to help children understand, you are welcome to borrow from our lending library.

Books for Adults

The Worst Loss

How families heal from the death of a child.

Barbara D. Rosof

For families embarked on the torturous journey of healing after the death of a child.

Shattered

Surviving the loss of a child.

Gary Roe

Hopeful, healing and compassionate insight into a truly difficult topic.

On Grief and Grieving

Finding the meaning of grief through the five stages of loss.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler

A rich trove for anyone experiencing grief – shedding light, comfort and hope.

Beyond Tears

Living after losing a child.

Ellen Mitchell

Bereaved parents candidly share what to expect in the first years and beyond.

 

Books for Children

What on Earth do you do when someone dies?

Trevor Romain

The author answers difficult questions that occur when someone dies, Where do they go? Is it my fault? How do I say goodbye?

The Invisible String.

Patrice Karst

The mother in this story reminds children and adults they are never truly alone, they are always connected by an invisible string of love.

Sometimes

Rebecca Elliott

Toby Knows his sister Clemmie is very brave. When she goes to hospital, they both have to help each other face their fears.

Just Because

Rebecca Elliott

Toby talks about his sister Clemmie. Clemmie has additional needs. Why? just because!

Love for Lawson

Charlie the Courageous

Joslynn Jarrett-Skelton

Charlie and Lawson are best friends and both have had open heart surgery. This story is about friendship and their special hearts.

Always and Forever

Alan Durant

When fox dies, his friends are very sad and explore ways to remember their dear friend.

Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine Activity Book

Diana Crossley

An activity book to help children understand death and remember a loved one.

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