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.
Daddy's Promise by Cindy Klein Cohen, Michael J. Gordon, John T. Heiney; Promise Publishing Company, 1997 Answers common questions about death and coping. A small boy is reassured through open interactions with his mom and dream-like interactions with his dead father.
What Happened When Grandma Died by Peggy Barker; Concordia Publishing House, 1989 This book is about a young girl whose grandma recently died.
Don't Take My Grief Away From Me by Doug Manning; HarperSanFrancisco, 1984 This pastoral perspective explains grief as friend, not enemy.
Getting Through the Night: Finding Your Way after the Loss of a Loved One by Eugenia Price; Ballantine Books, 1991 Offers inspiration and comfort following loss.
Getting to the Other Side of Grief: Overcoming the Loss of a Spouse by Robert Devries, Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge; Baker Book House, 1999 A psychologist and pastor collaborated on this book after both were widowed.
A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis; HarperSanFrancisco, 2001 First published in 1961 under the name N. W. Clerk, it is the author's journal of doubts, rage and faith journey following the death of his wife.
He Gathers Your Tears: Words of Comfort for a Widow's Heart by Phyllis Moore; Wynwood, 2002 This candid, unfettered account pairs journal entries with scriptures of hope.
How Many Times Can You Say Goodbye? Living with Bereavement by Jenifer Pardoe; Liturgical Press, 1991
A Journey Through Grief by Alla Renee Bozarth, Alla Bozarth-Campbell; Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 1994 An Episcopal priest and poet reflects on grief as a journey back to life in this short book.
Life Is Goodbye Life Is Hello: Grieving Well Through All Kinds Of Loss by Alla Renee Bozarth, Alla Bozarth-Campbell; Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 1994 In this short book, an Episcopal priest and poet reflects on life as a gift.
Praying Our Goodbyes by Joyce Rupp; Ave Maria Press, 1988 This scripturally based book includes end of chapter questions for reflection and 24 prayer experiences.
A Time to Grieve: Meditations for Healing After the Death of a Loved One by Carol Staudacher; HarperSanFrancisco, 1994
To Comfort and To Honor by Jeanne Daly McIntee; Augsburg Books, 1998 This guide for planning funerals encourages family involvement. It has suggestions and examples from various Christian traditions.
When Grief Breaks Your Heart by James W. Moore; Abingdon Press, 1995
Allina Health Grief Resources
Judy Young, M Ed, manager of education and bereavement, Allina Health Home Care Services