Most of the links from the book titles below will lead you to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about the book, read reviews about it, and order it if you'd like. Most of these books can be purchased through other book sellers, as well, or found at your local library.
The "C" Word - Teenagers and Their Families Living with Cancerby Elena Dorfman; Newsage Press, 1993Five candid and inspiring stories of teens with cancer.
Coping When a Parent Has AIDSby Barbara Hermie Draimin; Rosen Publishing Group, 1993.Caring and to the point, prepares reader for changes and problems to be faced during and after a parent's illness.
Coping When a Parent Has Cancerby Linda Leopald Strauss; Rosen Publishing Group, 1988.Straight forward information for teens about the disease process and family grief reactions.
An Illness in Your Familyby Tabitha Wainwright; Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.Multicultural teen photos, chapters about illness, change, and where to go for help.
My Brother Has AIDSby Deborah Davis; Antheum, 1994Teen fiction; 13-year-old Lacy's brother returns home to die of AIDS.
Nothing to Be Ashamed Of: Growing Up with Mental Illness in Your Familyby Sherry Dinner; Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1989Junior non-fiction explains mental illnesses, Alzheimer's and eating disorders.
Teens with AIDS Speak Outby Mary Kittridge; Julian Messner, March 1992.What it is, how it is spread and what it's like to live with an illness that may end their lives.
When Heroes Dieby Penny Raife Durant; Antheum, 1992Teen fiction; Uncle Rob has AIDS.
Allina Health Grief Resources
Judy Young, M Ed, manager of education and bereavement, Allina Health Home Care Services