GRIEF


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13 little blue envelopes by Maureen Johnson(2005) When seventeen-year-old Ginny receives a packet of mysterious envelopes from her favorite aunt, she leaves New Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger hunt that transforms her life.
After by Francis Chalifour(2005) Fifteen-year-old Francis struggles to come to terms with his father's suicide
The Alison Rules by Catherine Clark(2004) Alison tries to deal with the pain of her mother's death by sticking to rules until charming Patrick moves to town, and then she learns that no matter what, life still happens to you.
All rivers flow to the sea by Alison McGhee(2005) After a car accident in the Adirondacks leaves her older sister Ivy brain-dead, seventeen-year-old Rose struggles with her grief and guilt as she slowly learns to let her sister go.
All that remains by Bruce Brooks(2001) Three novellas explore the effects of death on young lives.
Before wings : a novel by Beth Goobie(2000) In Adrien, Beth Goobie has created a memorable character-intelligent, strong, irreverent, stubborn, funny, independent, fragile -- who learns to confront the reality of her own death and to "believe" in life.
Behind you by Jacqueline Woodson(2004)After fifteen-year-old Jeremiah is mistakenly shot by police, the people who love him struggle to cope with their loss as they recall his life and death, unaware that 'Miah is watching over them.
Blind faith by Ellen Wittlinger(2006) While coping with her grandmother's sudden death and her mother's resulting depression and fascination with a spiritualist church, whose ministers claim to communicate with the dead, fifteen-year-old Liz finds herself falling for a new neighbor whose mother is dying of cancer.
Bringing up the bones by Lara M. Zeises(2002) Bridget Edelstein mourns the loss of her high school boyfriend who died in a car crash, and rebounds with a new love.
Choices by Deborah Lynn Jacobs(2007) Overcome with guilt over her brother's death, a teenaged girl shifts between multiple universes in an attempt to find one in which he is alive.
The color of absence : 12 stories about loss and hope
(2001) A collection of stories dealing with different kinds of loss experienced by young people.
Defining Dulcie by Paul Acampora(2006) When sixteen-year-old Dulcie's father dies, her mother makes a decision to move them to California, where Dulcie makes an equally radical decision to steal her dad's old truck and head back home.
The farther you run by Davida Hurwin(2003) Sequel to A Time for Dancing
Even with a new best friend and a new boyfriend, Samantha has a hard time adjusting to life without her best friend Juliana, who died of cancer.
Frannie in pieces by Delia Ephron(2007) When fifteen-year-old Frannie's father dies, only a mysterious jigsaw puzzle that he leaves behind can help her come to terms with his death.
Green angel by Alice Hoffman(2003) Haunted by grief and by her past after losing her family in a fire, fifteen-year-old Green retreats into her ruined garden as she struggles to survive emotionally and physically on her own.
Hard hit by Ann Warren Turner(2006) A rising high school baseball star faces his most difficult challenge when his father is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
The letters by Kazumi Yumoto(2002) In Japan, the death of her former landlady triggers a young woman's memories about her father's death when she was six years old, and the special way the old lady helped her to cope with the loss.
Looking for Alaska : a novel by John Green(2005) Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.
Many stones by Carolyn Coman(2000) After her sister Laura is murdered in South Africa, Berry and her estranged father travel there to participate in the dedication of a memorial in her name.
Miracle's boys by Jacqueline Woodson(2000) Twelve-year-old Lafayette's close relationship with his older brother Charlie changes after Charlie is released from a detention home and blames Lafayette for the death of their mother.
No right turn by Terry Trueman(2005) After three years of wanting only to be invisible, sixteen-year-old Jordan begins to recover from his father's suicide and start living again when a neighbor's vintage Corvette Stingray opens up new possibilities for him.
Pieces of Georgia by Jennifer Bryant(2006) In journal entries to her mother, a gifted artist who died suddenly, thirteen-year-old Georgia McCoy reveals how her life changes after she receives an anonymous gift membership to a nearby art museum
Rubber houses : a novel by Ellen Yeomans(2007) A novel in verse that relates seventeen-year-old Kit's experiences as her younger brother is diagnosed with and dies of cancer and as she withdraws into and gradually emerges from her grief.
Saving Grace by Katherine Spencer(2006) After her brother's death, Grace has difficulty finding meaning in her life and begins to get into various kinds of trouble, until a mysterious new girl at school helps her find her way back to family, old friends, and even God.
Saving Zoe by Alyson Noel(2007) Instead of a fresh start, high school provides more grief and isolation to Echo, whose older sister died a year earlier, but insights gained from Zoe's diary--a fifteenth birthday gift from Zoe's boyfriend--about her sister's life and death change Echo in ways she could have never expected.
A time for dancing by Davida Hurwin(1995) Seventeen-year-old best friends Samantha and Juliana tell their stories in alternating chapters after Juliana is diagnosed with cancer.
The truth about forever by Sarah Dessen(2004) The summer following her father's death, Macy plans to work at the library and wait for her brainy boyfriend to return from camp, but instead she goes to work at a catering business where she makes new friends and finally faces her grief.
Upstream : a novel by Molly Hoekstra(2001) A sixteen-year-old anexoric struggles to please nutritionists, doctors, therapists, other staff members, and fellow patients in a hospital ward for people with eating disorders.
Wrecked by E.R. Frank(2005) After a car accident seriously injures her best friend and kills her brother's girlfriend, sixteen-year-old Anna tries to cope with her guilt and grief, while learning some truths about her family and herself.