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Connor, Leslie

Summary: As he grieves his best friend Benny's death, Mason and his friend Calvin, who are targeted by the neighborhood bullies, create an underground haven for themselves, but when Calvin goes missing Mason finds himself in trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION CON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CON

Kumar, Sameet M.

Summary: For some people, grief resolves on its own; but for many others, grief can lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, anger, and an intense and inconsolable yearning for the diseased. This workbook offers mindfulness exercises, guided meditations, and healthy lifestyle changes to help you process your grief, manage your intense emotions, and start to finally heal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 KUM

Prechtel, Martín.

Summary: "Inspiring hope, solace, and courage in living through our losses, author Martín Prechtel, trained in the Tzutujil Maya shamanic tradition, gives a series of teachings on the relationship between grief and praise in our culture--how the inability that many of us have to grieve and weep properly for the dead is deeply linked with the inability to give praise for living. In modern society, grief...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2015

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Summary: A stray horse helps a teenage girl cope with the loss of her mother to cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Multimedia 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Natalie's 2006

Summary: "Deaths due to drug related overdose in the United States are 115 people every day. Thousands of families are affected by the drug epidemic in this country, and it is a serious national crisis. The parents, siblings, friends, and loved ones left behind are faced with many unanswerable questions, made worse by the stigma associated with this kind of death. The truth is that addiction is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 AMO

Shipley, Jocelyn

Summary: "After his girlfriend's accidental death by overdose, Kipp has been living on the streets, overwhelmed by his grief. He wants to honor her memory and finds help to get clean, but just when he feels like he's getting his life together, everything comes crashing down. He gets fired from his job and kicked out of his rented room on the same day. So when Reba, a friendly woman he met at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHI

Benaim, Sabrina

Summary: Depression & Other Magic Tricks is the debut book by Sabrina Benaim, one of the most-viewed performance poets of all time, whose poem Explaining My Depression to My Mother has become a cultural phenomenon with over 5,000,000 views. Depression & Other Magic Tricks explores themes of mental health, love, and family. It is a documentation of struggle and triumph, a celebration of daily life and of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Button Poetry, Exploding Pinecone Press 2017

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Clipston, Amy

Summary: In the midst of family heartaches, can two young Amish people move past their grief and trust that God's will includes finding happiness again?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CLI

LaCour, Nina

Summary: Marin hasn't spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin feels the pull of the life and tragedy she's tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LAC

Weller, Francis

Summary: "Noted psychotherapist Francis Weller provides an essential guide for navigating the deep waters of sorrow and loss in this lyrical yet practical handbook for mastering the art of grieving. Describing how Western patterns of amnesia and anesthesia affect our capacity to cope with personal and collective sorrows, Weller reveals the new vitality we may encounter when we welcome, rather than fear,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2015

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Zentner, Jeff

Summary: "One day Carver Briggs had it all -- three best friends, a supportive family, and a reputation as a talented writer at his high school, Nashville Academy for the Arts. The next day he lost it all when he sent a simple text to his friend Mars, right before Mars, Eli, and Blake were killed in a car crash. Now Carver can't stop blaming himself for the accident, and he's not the only one. Eli's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ZEN

Condie, Allyson Braithwaite.

Summary: "Following the sudden deaths of her father and autistic younger brother, Cedar Lee spends the summer working at a Shakespearean theater festival, making a new friend, and coming to terms with her grief"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CON

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: Identical twin teenagers Giselle and Isabelle Boyer have always been inseparable, and expected to stay that way even though their Haitian American parents are separating--but when the entire family is caught in a car crash, everyone's world is shattered forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DAN

Hernandez, Carlos Alberto

Summary: "When Sal Vidnon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and editor of the school paper, is there to support her friend Yasmany, who just picked a fight with Sal. She is determined to prove that, somehow, Sal planted a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC HER

Tanemura, Arina.

Summary: "Sakura, grieving for all her friends who have died, returns to Aoba's estate. Enju attacks, and Sakura loses two more people she loves. And just when she believes the battle to finally be over, Princess Kaguya appears!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SAK

Wolfelt, Alan.

Summary: Provides tips for understanding and expressing grief and offers practical ideas and suggested activities to help individuals move through their pain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Companion Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155 WOL

Zucker, Bonnie

Summary: Intended to be read to two- and three-year-old children to help them understand death and process the loss of a loved one. The 22-page text has a simple, reassuring text that can be personalized by the adult reader. Zucker includes an introduction of "How to use this book", and a five-page "Note to parent and caregivers" and provides more detail and suggestions for helping children cope with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2016

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Davies, Nicola

Summary: A young boy and his family are trying to overcome the loss of his father. The natural world becomes part of the healing process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graffeg 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 FED

Gries, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Proctor Publication, LLC 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 242.4 GRI

Mafi, Tahereh

Summary: 2003: the US has officially declared war on Iraq, and the American political world has evolved. Hate crimes are on the rise, FBI agents are infiltrating local mosques, and the Muslim community is harassed and targeted more than ever. Shadi, who wears hijab, keeps her head down. Her brother is dead, her father is dying, her mother is falling apart, and her best friend has dropped out of her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAF

Sánchez, Erika L.

Summary: "Julia no es la hija mexicana perfecta. Ese era el rol de su hermana Olga. Olga no fue a la universidad, se quedó en casa para cuidar a sus padres, limpiar la casa y trabajar a medio tiempo. Julia tiene grandes sueños y no quiere formar parte del camino de su hermana mayor. Pero un solo error, que ocurre mientras enviaba un mensaje de texto al mismo tiempo que cruzaba la calle más concurrida de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2018

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 SPANISH SAN

Jones, Vanessa

Summary: "Nettie Delaney hasn't been able to sing a note since her mum died. This wouldn't be a problem if she wasn't now attending Dukes, the most prestigious performing arts college in the country, with her superstar mother's shadow hanging over her. Nettie has her work cut out for her and everyone is watching. But one night, in an empty studio after college, Nettie finds herself suddenly singing, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JON

Kenneally, Miranda.

Summary: To honor her dead boyfriend and cope with her grief and guilt, college student Annie trains for a marathon with athletic Jeremiah, who flirts with Annie on the trails and makes her feel alive and happy and guilty all at the same time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KEN

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