Losing Someone You Love edited by Elizabeth Richter, 1986. New York. GB Putnam’s Sons*. Sixteen short stories written by young people, ages 10 to 24, describing their emotions when a brother and sister died.
It Must Hurt a Lot by Doris Sanford, 1985. Questar Publications, P.O. Box 1409, Lemon Grove, CA. A child learns important lessons from the death of his puppy which he is able to use to help his friend whose grandmother died.
A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Smith, 1988. Harper Collins Children’s Books. New York, NY. A school age child describes his reactions to the sudden death of his best friend from a bee sting.
The Tenth Good Thing about Barney by Judith Viorst, 1978. MacMillan Child Group, New York, NY. A young boy shares the sadness when his cat dies. Focuses on ways to cope with a loss.
Straight from the Siblings, Another Look at the Rainbow, by 34 children with terminally ill brothers and sisters. Center for Attitudinal Healing, Celestial Arts, P.O. Box 7123, Berkeley, CA 94707.