Online Resources

  • USAA, When a loved one dies: coping with grief, click here
  •, Grieving the Death of a Child, click here


  • The Mourning Handbook, by Helen Fitzgerald
  • Grieving the Loss of Someone You Love, by Raymond Mitsch and Lynn Brookside


For Parents

Online Resources

  • American Childhood Cancer Organization, resources after loss, click here


  • Healing A Parent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Child Dies, by Alan Wolfelt
  • Life After the Death of My Son, by Dennis Apple
  • United by Tragedy: A Father's Story, by David Wilkins


For Siblings

Online Resources

  • NCTSN Sibling Death and Childhood Traumatic Grief, click here

Children's Books

  • The Invisible String, by Patrice Karst
  • I Miss You: A First Look at Death, by Pat Thomas
  • God Gave Us Heaven, by Lisa Bergren
  • Where Are You: A Child's Book About Loss, by Laura Olivieri
  • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss, by Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen




  • The Question that Never Goes Away: Why?, by Phillip Yancey
  • God Will Carry You Through, by Max Lucado
  • Why? Trusting God When You Don't Understand, by Anne Graham Lotz
  • Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young
  • 90 minutes in Heaven, by Don Piper
  • Heaven is Beautiful, by Peter Baldwin Panagore
  • Roses in December: Comfort the Grieving Heart, by Marilyn Heavilin

Movies/ Podcasts

  • Miracles from Heaven