We hope you find some helpful, hopeful strength from the material in the books and music below. They have been recommended by members of your community, who have been through what you are experiencing. ❦ BOOKS 1. A Grief Observed: C. S. Lewis 2. Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Koshin Paley Ellison 3. Being Mortal, Medicine and What Matters in the End: Atul Gawande 4. Beyond Surviving: Cancer and Your Spiritual Journey: David Maginley 5. Closure on a Life: John Deeley 6. Cry, Heart, But Never Break (good for kids): Glenn Ringtved and Charlotte Pardi 7. Die Wise, A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul: Stephen Jenkins 8. Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days: Dr. Harvey Chochinov 9. Duck, Death and the Tulip (good for kids): Wolf Erlbruch 10. Erasing Death: The Science That is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death: Sam Parnia 11. Everyday Grace: Carla Marie Carlson 12. Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs and Communications of the Dying: Maggie Callanan & Patricia Kelley 13. Final Journeys: A Practical Guide for Bringing Care and Comfort at the End of Life: Maggie Callanan 14. Full Catastrophe Living: Jon Kabat-Zinn 15. Graceful Passages, A Companion for Living and Dying (a book and 2-CD set): Michael Stillwater and Gary Malkin 16. Heading Outdoors Eventually Leads Within: Kathy & Craig Copeland 17. Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas: Alan Wolfelt 18. How We Die: Reflections of Life’s Final Chapter: Sherwin Nuland 19. Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death (extraordinary video interviews) 20. It’s OK that you’re not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand: Megan Devine

21. Journeying Through Grief: Kenneth C. Haugk 22. Kitchen Table Wisdom: Rachel Naomi Renen 23. Man’s Search for Meaning: Viktor Frankl

24. Michael Rosen’s Sad Book (good for kids): Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake 25. My Father’s Arms are a Boat (good for kids): Stein Erik Lunde and Øyvind Torseter 26. On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families: Elizabeth Kübler-Ross 27. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the 5 Stages of Loss: Elizabeth Kübler-Ross 28. Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir: Jayson Greene (concerning the death of a child) 29. Our Shared Journey: A Guide to Manage Stress and Sleep; Guide on Grieving and Healing; Guide to Our Relationships: Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association 30. Sands of the Well (poems about nature and the divine): Denise Levertov 31. Talking About Death Won’t Kill You: Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller 32. Tear Soup (good for kids): Pat Schwiebert, Chuck DeKlyen 33. The Art of Aging: A Doctor’s Prescription for Well-Being: Shewing Nuland 34. The Emotional Facts of Life with Cancer:


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