Is your child/family experiencing grief?
Our School Board Counsellors recommend the following resources: 

Books for Children:

Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
Bryan Mellonie

When Someone Very Special Dies: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief 
Marge Heegaard

When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown (1996)

The Heart and the Bottle
Oliver Jeffers

Ida, Always
Caren Levis

The Invisible String
Oliver Jeffers

The Memory Tree
Britta Teckentrup

Genesis: A personal guide through grief
John Kennedy Saynor

Saying Goodbye
John Kennedy Saynor

Good-Bye Vivi!
Schneider, Antoine & Dusikova, Maja

My Daddy Died: Supporting young children in grief
Heather Teakle

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages
Leo Buscaglia

Books for Teens:

Weird Is Normal When Teenagers Grieve
Jenny Lee Wheeler

Fire in My Heart, Ice in My Veins
Enid Traisman

Books for Parents:

A Child’s View of Grief
Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Healing Your Grieving Body
Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Living in the Shadow of the Ghost of Grief
Dr. Alan Wolfelt

When Things Fall Apart, heart advice for difficult times
Pema Chodron

Videos and Websites:

For more resources and support information please see the following Community Services:

Peterborough Hospice for resources and support groups, including a lending library for books, videos and music.

Durham Hospice for counselling, support services, online resources, information sheets and web links.

MacCoubrey Funeral Services Genesis Bereavement Resources in Northumberland, for counselling, support groups, lending library, seminars and workshops, and informational links.