09--Grief:  “Parents” Grieve Loss of Children

--- See also section:  “Grief:  “Parents” Grieve Loss in Child Birth

Altschul, Sol, ed.  Childhood bereavement and its aftermath.  Foreword by George H. Pollock.  Madison, CT:  International Universities Press, 1988.  459p.

Arnold, Joan Hagan, & Penelope Buschman Gemma.  A child dies:  a portrait of family grief.  Rockville, MD:  Aspen Systems Corp., 1983.  162p.  2nd ed.  Philadelphia:  Charles Press, 1994.  127p.

Ashton, Joyce, & Dennis Ashton, eds.  Loss and grief recovery:  help caring for children with  disabilities, chronic, or terminal illness.  Amityville, NY:  Baywood Pub. Co., 1996.  193p.

Barcus, Nancy B.  The family takes a child.  Valley Forge, PA:  Judson Press, 1983.  94p.

Bernstein, Judith R.  When the bough breaks:  forever after the death of a son or daughter.  Kansas City, Mo.:  Andrews and McMeel, 1997.  230p.

Biebel, David B.  Jonathan, you left too soon.  Nashville:  T. Nelson Publishers, 1981.  179p.

Birtchnell, John, Ian C. Wilson & Ole Bratfos, et al.  Effects of early parent death.  New York:  MSS Information Corp., 1973.  177p.

Blaiklock, E. M.  Kathleen, a record of a sorrow.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Zondervan Pub. House, 1980.  105p.

Blank, Jeanne Webster.  The death of an adult child:  a book for and about bereaved parents.  Amityville, NY:  Baywood Pub., 1998.  313p.

Bolton, Iris, & Curtis Mitchell.  My son-- my son--:  a guide to healing after a suicide in the family.  Atlanta, GA:  Bolton Press, 1983.  110p.

Bordow, Joan Wiener.  The ultimate loss:  coping with the death of a child.  New York:  Beaufort Books, 1982.  171p.

Boston, Sarah.  Too deep for tears:  eighteen years after the death of Will, my son.  London;  San Francisco, CA:  Pandora, 1994.  175p.

Boyle, Frances M.  Mothers bereaved by stillbirth, neonatal death, or sudden infant death syndrome:  patterns of distress and recovery.  Aldershot, Hants., England:  Brookfield, Vt.:  Ashgate, 1997.  136p.

Bramblett, John.  When good-bye is forever:  learning to live again after the loss of a child.  New York:  Ballantine Books, 1991.  170p.

Bregman, Lucy, & Sara Thiermann.  First person mortal:  personal narratives of dying, death, and grief.  New York:  Paragon House, 1995.  202p.

Brice, Carleen.  Lead me home:  an African American's guide through the grief journey.  New York:  Avon Books, 1999. 

Chilstrom, Corinne.  Andrew, you died too soon:  a family experience of grieving and living again.  Minneapolis, MN:  Augburg Fortress, 1993.  140p.  Lutheran.

Coleman, William L.  Parents with broken hearts.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Fleming H. Revell, 1996.  141p.

Conrad, Bonnie Hunt.  When a child has been murdered:  ways you can help the grieving parents.  Amityville, NY:  Baywood Pub., 1998.  152p.

Conrad, Bonnie Hunt.  When a child has died:  ways you can help a bereaved parent.  Santa Barbara:  Fithian Press, 1995.  56p.

Conrad, Bonnie Hunt.  Who will sing to me now?:  Young woman's mysterious death and her  mother's journey through grief.  Baltimore, MD:  Books Unlimited, 1995.  280p.

Corr, Charles A., & David E. Balk, eds.  Handbook of adolescent death and bereavement.  New York, NY:  Springer, 1996.  420p.

Corr, Charles A., & Donna M. Corr, eds.  Handbook of childhood death and bereavement.  New York, NY:  Springer Pub. Co., 1996.  384p.

Corr, Charles A., & Joan N. McNeil, eds.  Adolescence and death.  New York:  Springer Pub. Co., 1986.  290p.

Crider, Tom.  Give sorrow words:  a father's passage through grief.  Chapel Hill, N.C.:  Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1996.  176p.

Crouthamel, Thomas G.  When the unthinkable happens:  a father's journey through grief.  Bradenton, FL:  Keystone Press, 1994.  151p.

Deaton, Bob, & William A. Berkan.  Planning and managing death issues in the schools.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 1995.  190p.

Derksen, Sandy, & Connie Nash.  The other side of sorrow:  after the death of three-year-old Rachel [about Rachel Ann Derksen, 1973-1976], god leads the grieving mother through guilt and anger to healing and peace.  Minneapolis:  Augsburg Pub. House, 1982.  124p.  Christian.

Diehl, Margaret.  The boy on the green bicycle:  a memoir.  New York:  Soho Press, 1999.  309p.

Edelman, Hope, ed.  Letters from motherless daughters:  words of courage, grief, and healing.  Reading, MA:  Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1995.  162p.

Evans, Susan C.  Later, Courtney:  a mother says goodbye.  Illustrated by Kristy McClendon.  Omaha, NE:  Centering Corp., 1996. 

Faber, Rebecca.  A mother's grief observed.  Wheaton, IL:  Tyndale House Publishers, 1997.  154p.

Finkbeiner, Ann K.  After the death of a child:  living with loss through the years.  New York:  Free Press, 1996.  273p.  Baltimore, MD:  Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.  273p.

Floyd, Gregory.  A grief unveiled:  one father's journey through the death of a child.  Foreword by Thomas Howard.  Brewster, MA:  Paraclete Press, 1999.  194p.

Fox, Sandra Sutherland.  Good grief:  helping groups of children when a friend dies.  Boston, MA:  New England Association for the Education  of Young Children, 1988.  74p.

Fredman, Glenda.  Death talk:  conversations with children and families.  Foreword by Tom Andersen.  London:  Karnac Books, 1997.  148p.

Fumia, Molly.  A child at dawn:  the healing of a memory.  Notre Dame, IN:  Ave Maria Press, 1989.  116p.

Goldman, Linda.  Breaking the silence:  a guide to help children with complicated grief--suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence, and abuse.  Washington, DC:  Accelerated Development, 1996.  231p.

Gregg, Donald Leon, Peggy Gregg & Don Tanner.  We'll never forget you, JJ.  Foreword by T. Ray Rachels.  Moreno Valley, CA:  Uplift Books, 1990.  239p.

Griffin, Teresa, ed.  Letters of hope:  living after the loss of your child.  Richboro, PA:  Cedarbrook Press, 1991.  79p.

Grollman, Earl A.  Straight talk about death for teenagers:  how to cope with losing someone you love.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1993.  146p.

Grollman, Earl A., ed.  Bereaved children and teens:  a support guide for parents and professionals.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1995.  238p.

Hambrook, Diane, Gail Eisenberg & Herma M. Rosenthal.  A mother loss workbook:  healing exercises for daughters.  New York:  HarperPerennial, 1997.  327p.

Hampton, Mack W.  Once there were three.  Chicago:  Moody Press, 1977.  87p.

Haskins, Travis A.  After Darin.  Orange, CA:  Soulprint Pub. Co., 1995.  223p.  About Darin Patterson (1967-1988).

Heart, Rosalie Deer.  Healing grief:  a mother's story.  Foreword by Joan Chadbourne.  San Cristobal, NM:  Heart Link Publications, 1996.  197p.

Hill, Harriet Tomlinson (1975-1990).  For the love of Robert--:  a mother's struggle with the illusion of separation.  Raleigh, N.C.:  Marblehead Pub., 1995.  113p.  Christian.

Hipps, Richard S., ed.  When a child dies:  stories of survival and hope.  Macon, GA:  Peake Road, 1996.  89p.  Christian.

Jonas, Robert A.  Rebecca:  a father's journey from grief to gratitude.  New York:  Crossroad Pub., 1996.  150p.

Kagan, Henya.  Gili's book:  a journey into bereavement for parents and families.  New York:  Teachers College Press, 1998.  157p.

Klass, Dennis.  Parental grief:  solace and resolution.  New York:  Springer Pub. Co., 1988.  232p.

Kolf, June Cerza.  Grandma's tears:  comfort for grieving grandparents.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Baker Books, 1995.  85p.

Lampman, Greg Raver.  Magic and loss:  in letters to his young daughter, a father, suddenly facing death, rediscovers life.  Norfolk, VA:  Hampton Roads Publishing Co., 1994.  179p.

Levine, Judith Lee.  Michael, a memory everlasting:  a mother's diary.  Baltimore, MD:  Noble House, 1995.  107p.

Livingston, Gordon.  Only spring:  on mourning the death of my son.  Foreword by Mark Helprin.  San Francisco, CA:  HarperSanFrancisco, 1995.  230p.

Loraux, Nicole.  Mothers in mourning;  with the essay, “Of amnesty and its opposite.”  Translated from the French by Corinne Pache.  Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 1998.  120p.

Margolis, Otto Schwarz, & Lillian G. Kutscher, eds.  Grief and the loss of an adult child.  New York:  Praeger, 1988.  193p.

McCracken, Anne, & Mary Semel, eds.  A broken heart still beats:  after your child dies.  Center City, MN:  Hazelden, 1998.  295p.

Mehren, Elizabeth.  After the darkest hour, the sun will shine again:  a parent's guide to coping with the loss of a child.  Foreword by Harold S. Kushner.  New York:  Simon & Schuster, 1997.  188p.

Morgan, John D., ed.  The Dying and the bereaved teenager.  Philadelphia, PA:  Charles Press, 1990.  159p.

Morgan, John D., ed.  Young people and death.  Philadelphia:  Charles Press, 1991.  202p.

Munday, John S., & Frances Wohlenhaus-Munday.  Surviving the death of a child.  Louisville, Ky.:  Westminster John Knox Press, 1995.  93p.

Musser, Linda.  The end is the beginning:  a touching story about the unexpected loss of a child.  Illustrated by Shari Enbody.  Omaha, NE:  Centering Corp. Resource, 1996. 

Oosterveen, Gerald.  Too early frost:  a father's account of losing a son.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Zondervan Books, 1988.  154p.  Christian. 

Page, Carole Gift.  Misty, our momentary child:  a mother's journey through sorrow to healing.  Westchester, IL:  Crossway Books, 1987.  152p.

Papadatou, Danai, & Costas Papadatos, eds.  Children and death.  New York:  Hemisphere Pub. Corp., 1991.  International Conference on Children and Death (1989:  Athens, Greece).  353p.

Rando, Therese A., ed.  Parental loss of a child.  Champaign, IL:  Research Press Co., 1986.  555p.

Reed, Mary Lou.  Grandparents cry twice:  help for bereaved grandparents.  Amityville, NY:  Baywood, 1999. 

Riches, Gordon, & Pam Dawson.  An intimate loneliness:  supporting bereaved parents and  siblings.  Buckingham;  Philadelphia, Pa.:  Open University Press, 2000.

Rosenblatt, Paul C.  Parent grief:  narratives of loss and relationship.  Philadelphia, PA:  Taylor & Francis, 2000.

Rosof, Barbara D.  The worst loss:  how families heal from the death of a child.  New York:  H. Holt, 1994.  290p.

Rothman, Juliet Cassuto.  The bereaved parents' survival guide.  New York:  Continuum, 1997.  144p.

Savage, Judith A.  Mourning unlived lives:  a psychological study of childbearing loss.  Wilmette, IL:  Chiron Publications, 1989.  126p.  Jungian.

Sawyers, Norma Eileen.  A personal grief & a reasonable faith:  a mother's journey from tragedy to triumph in understanding the Christian faith.  Flemington, MO:  Dogwood Pub., 1991.  138p.

Schiff, Harriet Sarnoff.  The bereaved parent.  Boston:  G. K. Hall, 1977.  248p.  New York:  Crown Publishers, 1977.  146p.

Schowalter, John E., et al, eds.  The Child and death.  With the editorial assistance of Lillian G.  Kutscher.  New York:  Columbia University Press, 1983.  392p.

Schwiebert, Pat, & Paul Kirk.  Still to be born:  a guide for bereaved parents who are making decisions about their future.  Portland, OR:  Perinatal Loss, 1986.  112p.

Sellner, Edward Cletus.  Father and son:  time lost, love recovered.  Notre Dame, IN:  Ave Maria Press, 1995.  176p.

Sibley, Linda Kondracki.  Going through change together:  help your kids take the steps with you.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Fleming H. Revell, 1996.  144p.

Smith, Arthur Allen.  Rachel.  New York:  Morehouse-Barlow Co., 1974.  55p.  Death & grief.

Tengbom, Mildred.  Help for bereaved parents.  St. Louis, MO:  Concordia Pub. House, 1981.  54p.

Toder, Francine.  When your child is gone:  learning to live again.  Sacramento, CA:  Capital Pub. Co., 1986.  215p.

Turner, Geneva.  Fathers cry, too:  a revelation of hidden tears.  Columbus, GA:  Family Projects Publishers, 1995.  256p.

White, Juanita.  Never too old for a lullaby:  death of an adult child.  Illustrated by Kristi McClendon.  Omaha, NE:  Centering Corporation, 1998.

Wiersbe, David.  Gone but not lost:  grieving the death of a child.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Baker Book House, 1992.  116p.

Wolterstorff, Nicholas.  Lament for a son.  Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 1987.  111p.

Wylie, Max.  The gift of Janice.  Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1964.  42p.