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Books for Teens about Serious Illness

Resources for Serious Illness: Teens

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A Death in the Family Armstrong, W.H.

Sounder Bach, A.

Waiting for Johnnie Miracle Berkus, R.

To Heal Again  Blume, J.

Tiger Eyes Buck, P.

The Good Earth Cerzakolf, J.

Teenagers Talk About Grief Cleaver, B.

Where the Lilies Bloom Crane, S.

Red Badge of Courage  Farley, Carol

The Garden is Doing Fine Ferguson, D.

Saturday Night Mulberries Gootman, M.E.

When a Friend Dies Greene, C.

Beat the Turtle Drum Grollman, Earl

Straight Talk About Death For Teens Gunther, J.

Death Be Not ProudHarper, J.

Hurting Yourself Hermes, P.

You Shouldn't Have to Say Goodbye Howard & Mellonie

Lifetimes Facilitators Hughes, M.

Hunter in the Dark  Hurwin, D.W.

A Time For Dancing Jones, P.

Holding Together  Kolf, J. C.

Teenagers Talk About Grief LaTour, Kathy

For Those Who Live  Loftis, Chris

The Boy Who Sat by The Window Lowery, L.

A Summer to Die McDaniel, L.

Time To Let Go Morgan, J.

The Dying and Bereaved Teenager Morris, J.

A Short Season Nierenberg, J.

The Teenage Hospital Experience Paterson, Katherine

Bridge to Terabithia This story is about an inseparable friendship between Jess and Leslie. One day their friendship is interrupted by tragedy that helps Jess understand the strength and courage Leslie has given him.

Rawls, Wilson  Where the Red Fern Grows

Roberts and Johnson, Thank You for Coming to Say Goodbye

Rodowsky, C. Remembering Mog

Rofes, Eric E. The Kid's Book About Death & Dying: By & For the Kids

Ryan, C. A Private Battle

Rylant, Cynthia The Islander

Sanford, D.In Our Neighborhood, David Has AIDS

Slepian, J. Back To Before

Steele, W. Kids on the Inside Looking Out After Loss

Wolf, J. Teenagers Talk About Grief

Wrobleski, A. Suicide Survivors

Yates, E. Sam's Secret Journal

Zalben, J.B. Maybe it Will Rain Tomorrow