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Kaitlin Atkinson Family Resource Library

The Kaitlin Atkinson Family Resource Library has resource materials on grief and bereavement. There you will find:

  • Books, videos, and DVDs that you may borrow for two weeks
  • Computers where you can search the Internet
  • Library staff and volunteers to help you with your questions

The library is located on the First (lower) Level at CHEO, across from the elevators. It is open 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. It is free and open to the public.

 

Books and Videos

Preschool

  • Lifetimes, Mellonie B., Ingpen R., Paper Tiger, 1993,
  • The Kissing Hand, Penn Audrey, Child and Family Press, ISBN 0-87868-585-5
  • The Happy Funeral, Bunting E., Harper and Row, 1982
  • Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope, O’Toole D., Celo Press, 1988
  • I Miss You- A First Look at Death, Thomas Pat

Child

  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf. Buscaglia L., Publishers Holt, Rinehard and Winston 1983
  • Beyond the Ridge, Gobie P., Aladdin Paperbacks, 1993
  • There Is A Rainbow Behind Every Dark Cloud, ISBN 0-89087-253-8
  • Thumpy’s Story: A Story of Love and Grief Shared by Thumpy the Bunny, Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Inc.
  • Someone Special Died, Singleton, Prestine, Fearon Teacher Aids, 1993, ISBN 0-86653-9298
  • Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying, Mills, JC, Magination Press, 1993, ISBN 0-945354-53-3
  • Kolie and the Funeral, Kicker R., Thanos Institute, 1988
  • Straight from the Siblings-Another Look at the Rainbow, Murray G and Jampolsky G., ISBN 0-89087-341-0
  • Annie and the Old One, Miles M., Atlantic-Little, Brown, 1971
  • Au revoir, Camille! Desrosiers, Sylvie, Editions de la Courte Échelle
  • Boule de rêve, Thouin Lise, Leucan, 1993
  • Don’t Despair on Thursdays, Moser, Adolph J., Landmark Editions, 1996
  • The Remembering Box, Clifford E., Houghton, Mifflin
  • It Must Hurt a Lot, Sanford D., Multnomah Press, 1986
  • Adieu, Veia! Schneider, Antoine, 1998

Youth

  • Straight Talk about death, Grollman, E., Beacon Press, 1993
  • Zebra and other Stories. Potok, Knopf. 1998
  • Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins, Trainsman, ES, Centering corp. 1992

Adult

  • After The Darkest Hour, The Sun Will Shine Again, Mehren, Elizabeth, Fireside, 1997
  • A Child Dies, Arnold, Joan Hagan, Charles Press, 1994
  • Talking About Death, Grollman E., Beacon Press, 1991
  • The Hospice Movement, Sandol Stoddart
  • Final Gifts, Callanan Maggie & Kelley Patricia
  • I Don’t Know What to Say, Buchman Robert
  • The Deepening Shade, Sourkes, Barbara
  • Tuesdays with Morrie, Alborn, Mitch
  • Twelve Weeks in spring, Calwood June
  • Menya: An End of Life Story, Wolfe Morris
  • Your Gift, Olson, Sharon
  • When Autumn Comes, Creating Compassionate Care for the Dying, Bennett, Mary Jo
  • Questions and Answers on Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  • I’m Here to Help, Ray Catherine
  • In the Light of Dying, the Journals of a Hospice Volunteer, Taylor Joan Leslie
  • L’insoutenable absence: comment peut-on survivre à la mort de son enfant, Ryan, Regina Sara. Les Editions de l’Homme, 1995
  • Lorsque la vie éclate: l’impact de la mort d’un enfant sur la famille. De Montigny, Francine et Beaudet Line. Editions du renouveau Pédagogique, 1997
  • La Mort, Sanders, Pete. Editions École Active 2000
  • La Mort de votre enfant: dilemmes. Lee, Sheila Script. Pub. 1995
  • Parents en deuil, Schiff, Harriet Sarnoff. Editions Robert Laffont, 1984
  • Si on parlait de la mort. Dolto-Tolitch, Catherine, Gallimard 1999

Videos and /or DVD

  • Un enfant qui n’a pas pu vivre, Molenat Françoise. Les Films du Caducee, 1988
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, Buscaglia, Leo, Canadian Learning Company
  • Inner Views of Grief, Canadian Learning Company
  • Letting go, Canadian Learning Company, 1993
  • Making Every Moment Count