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Some find reading about  grief and what to expect before the time comes and after can be extremely helpful. This is especially true when dealing with children and grief. Below is a list of some books we recommend. This list is not complete and we are always open to adding more. Please contact us if you have suggestions 

"A Final Act of Caring" by Herb and Mary Montgomery 

"Goodbye My Friend" by Herb and Mary Montgomery

"Grieving the Death of a Pet" by Betty J. Carmack

"Healing Your Grieving Heart" by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

"How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies" by Therese Rando

"Journey Through Pet Loss" by Deborah Antinori

"The Grief Recovery Handbook" by John W. James and Russel Friedman

For Children:

"A Special Place for Charlee" by Debby Morehead 

"A Gift From Rex" by Jim Kramer, DVM

"Cat Heaven" by Cynthia Rylant

"Dog Heaven" by Cynthia Rylant

"Goodbye Mousie" by Robie Harris

"Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids" by Alan Wolfelt, PhD

"I'll Always Love You" by Hans Wilhelm

"Tear Soup" by Pat Schweibert and Chuck DeKlyen

"The Dog Chapel" by Stephen Huneck

"The Tenth Good Things About Barney" by Judith Viorst

"Tough Boris" by Mem Fox

We recommend the following remembrance books. 

"I Remember" (for children) by Herb and Mary Montgomery

"Forever in my Heart" (for adults) by Herb and Mary Montgomery

978-539-7387    Middleton, MA 01949

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