Loss comes in many forms, including moving, separation, divorce, pet death, the loss of a loved one. Helping children deal with these issues can be difficult. The Center for Families Resource Library has many resources that can help.

We recommend these websites: 

The Center for Families Resource Library has several books on grief available for checkout. Below are some of our most popular titles.

For adults:

  • What do we tell the children?; talking to kids about death and dying / Joseph M. Primo, 2013
  • How do we tell the children?: a step-by-step guide for helping children two to teen cope when someone dies / Don Schaeffer and Christine Lyons, 2010
  • Healing your holiday grief: 100 practical ideas for blending mourning and celebration during the holiday season / Alan D. Wolfelt, 2003

For children:

  • And still they bloom: a family's journey of loss and healing / Amy Rovere and Joel Spector, 2012
  • If Nathan were here / Mary Bahr, 2000
  • When your grandparent dies: a child's good guide to grief / Victoria Ryan, 2002
  • The next place / Warren Hanson, 1999

You are also search our catalog for other titles.

Need more information? Call us at 314.454.2350, or make a request.