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Recommended Reading

There are many great books available that provide invaluable information. Some you may want or need to read now. Others may be for reading at another time when you have the brain and heart space to take in their words of wisdom. Below, we have listed our suggestions.

If you know of a book that we need to include in this list, please let us know.

Beginnings and Endings with Lifetimes In Between | The Willow Tree

Beginnings and Endings with a Lifetime In Between

Bryan Mellonie

Hey Warrior | The Willow Tree

Hey Warrior

Karen Young

In My Heart | The Willow Tree

In My Heart

Jo Witek

The Goodbye Book | The Willow Tree

The Goodbye Book

Todd Parr

The Invisible String | The Willow Tree

The Invisible String

Patrice Karst

The Little Book of Bereavement for Schools | The Willow Tree

The Little Book of Bereavement for Schools

Ian Gilbert, with William, Olivia and Phoebe Gilbert

The Memory Box | The Willow Tree

The Memory Box

Joanna Rowland

When Dinosaurs Die | The Willow Tree

When Dinosaurs Die

Laurie Kransky Brown and Marc Brown

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