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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: Grief

Middle School Book Battle


Lost in the sun by Lisa Graff

Call Number: FIC GRA

ISBN: 978-0-399-16406-4

As Trent Zimmerman struggles to move past a traumatic event that took place several months earlier, he befriends class outcast Fallon Little, who helps him understand that he can move on


Amy & Roger's epic detour by Morgan Matson

Call Number: FIC MAT

ISBN: 1-41699066-6

After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt.


I'll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson

Call Number: FIC NEL

ISBN: 978-0-14-242576-3

A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah"--Provided by publisher.


How to save a life by Sara Zarr

Call Number: FIC ZAR

ISBN: 0-316-03606-4

Told from their own viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Jill, in grief over the loss of her father, and Mandy, nearly nineteen, are thrown together when Jill's mother agrees to adopt Mandy's unborn child but nothing turns out as they had anticipated.


When a friend dies : a book for teens about grieving & healing by Marilyn E. Gootman

Call Number:  155.9 GOO

ISBN: 0-915793-66-0

Gives practical advice for teens who have experienced the death of a friend.


When will I stop hurting? : teens, loss, and grief by Edward Myers

Call Number: 155.9 MYE

ISBN: 0-8108-4921-6

Presents first-hand accounts from teens who have experienced the loss of a loved one, explains the grief process and the emotions involved, discusses types of loss and their consequences, and offers suggestions for handling bereavement.


You and a death in your family by Antoine Wilson

Call Number: 155.9 WIL

ISBN: 0-8239-3355-5

Provides information for young people about death, discussing some of the common feelings people experience when they lose a parent, grandparent, sibling, or pet; and explains the funeral service and emotional aftermath. Includes a list of helpful organizations.


Healing your grieving heart for teens : 100 practical ideas by Alan D. Wolfelt

Call Number: 155.9 WOL

ISBN: 1-879651-23-8

Explains the basic principles of grief and mourning, and features practical ideas teens can use to help themselves deal with the loss of a loved one.