Summary: "As the book opens: two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A brick crumbles from a windowsill overhead, striking her unconscious, and she is immediately rushed to the hospital. But although it begins with this event and with the anguish Jayson and his wife, Stacy, confront in the wake of their daughter's trauma and the...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 GREENE, JAYSON GRE
Summary: The pain of losing a child to death is real. Friends, family, and parents of children of all ages who have passed on will find an empathetic voice in this book full of real-life advice from parents who've been there. Learn what to do as a parent, what not to say as a friend, and how to preserve precious memories during times of mourning and moving forward.
Publisher / Publication Date: Plain Sight Publishing, An imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc. 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 KIN
Summary: "After a suicide, loved ones painfully struggle to make sense of the unexplainable tragedy. The Gift of Second comes alongside loss survivors and helps navigate the common pitfalls for those left behind. It offers hope and encouragement to guide survivors through this desperate time. In The Gift of Second, you will explore the ins and outs of grief and trauma; release the guilt and shame...
Publisher / Publication Date: Gift Pub. 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 LID
Summary: The author presents a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE
Summary: "This book explores the death of a loved one through the parallel experiences of other species of animals, similar to Elin's treatment of nature in You Are Stardust and problem-solving in Wild Ideas. As with Elin's previous picture books, A Last Goodbye will combine simple, poetic text with a "big idea"--in this case, the idea that death is a natural part of our lives and that many species...
Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.9 KEL
Summary: Grief knows no age. Death of a child is devastating, whether it's a young mother with a stillborn baby or an elderly father mourning the loss of his middle-aged son from cancer. For parents who have suffered the loss of a child, the path to recovery is often scattered with deep emotional struggle with few known comforts or resources. Stories of Hope and Healing from Other Parents After the loss...
Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Builders Publishing 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 WAR
Summary: Teaches children fourteen reassuring lessons about grief, explaining, for example, that crying and mixed-up feelings are okay, and features illustrations of a young elf going through the same process as the young reader.
Publisher / Publication Date: One Caring Place, Abbey Press 1998
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo 105.5 Mundy 1998
Summary: A book needed now more than ever. The world is soaked in grief right now, as we are quickly approaching a million deaths from COVID-19. Grief is common to the point of moving beyond an occasional weight—it feels now like a perpetual state of being. This book helps teach self-care and self-worth; it shows when and how to ask for love and attention in your communities and how to provide it for...
Publisher / Publication Date: Mandala 2021
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Contents: Celebration / Barbara Moorman -- A new life / Brenda Elliott -- Unconditional love / Claudia Mayorga -- Deafening silence / Dorothy Ostenfeld -- Death's messenger / Eva Bell -- My Josie / Ronn Venable -- Life without Larry / Julie Raque -- Dear Jon / Laurel Sparks -- Georgia's goodbye / Mike Smith -- Soul mates / Paula Meyers -- When "till death us do part" does / Saramina Berman -- Life's...
Publisher / Publication Date: AuthorHouse 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 MEN
Summary: From the Publisher: Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one's death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected-directly or indirectly-by this tragedy each year. And it sends us on a lifelong search for answers, both to the practical questions and the deepest question of all: Why? In this definitive...
Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 MYE
Contents: The death -- The funeral home -- The service -- Grief counseling and therapy -- Housekeeping -- Probate: an overview -- The probate process -- Estate planning -- Appendixes : A checklist -- Funeral practices -- A sample basic will -- Small estate affidavit -- The primary provision of a Living trust -- A bouquet of quotations.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.9 Price 2014
Summary: In a powerful and intimate memoir, Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss, darkest despair, and -- slowly, painfully, and miraculously -- her cautious return to hope and love after the death of her three young daughters in a traffic accident.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 HAN
Summary: "Widowed novelist, near seventy, ex-Park Avenue girl, ex-beatnik, ex-many other things too complicated to list here, loves big parties, summers at the beach, grandchildren, seeks interesting man for dinner and a movie." Anne Roiphe was not quite seventy years old when her husband of nearly forty years unexpectedly passed away. But it was not until her daughters placed a personal ad in a...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 813.54 ROI
Summary: Grandy tries to cope with the death of her husband by making tear soup.
Publisher / Publication Date: Gief Watch 2001