Death Is Hard to Live With : Teenagers Talk About How They Cope With Loss
by Janet Bode

Through interviews with teenagers who have experienced the death of a friend or relative, Janet Bode explores ways of making peace with the shock, guilt, and tragedy of death. Young adults who feel defeated can learn through these examples and, by reading what worked tor their peers, discover that they, too, can find a way to cope. 

A guide for young people who are coping with family and peer death presents interviews with teenagers who have suffered similar losses, offering advice on coming to terms with pain, guilt, and resuming life.



The Music in Your Brother's Name : An Open
Letter to My Surviving Children
by Vicki W. Vanderveen

This is the poignant insight into one mother's grief following the sudden death of her oldest child.  Through poems and letters, the author addresses each of her five children and details how their three-year old brother's death impacted their lives. 



Straight Talk About Death for Teenagers : How to Cope With Losing Someone You Love
by Earl A. Grollman 

From Horn Book 
In a unique prose-poem format utilizing aphorisms and quotation fragments, Grollman speaks directly and effectively to the hearts and minds of teenagers who are coping with the death of a friend or family member. Sage advice and worldly wisdom from an author who understands both teenagers and grief. -- Copyright © 1993 The Horn Book, Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. 

It is almost impossible to find a guide that helps teenagers cope with grief. Today's young people, who face tremendous and complex pressures even without the trauma of death, need more guidance than anyone in times of tragedy. Award-winning author Grollman fills this need with this compassionate book written especially for teens. Journal section. 




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