Books For Children
Please note this is just a sample of books available and is simply a recommended reading list. SSN by no means promotes one book over the other and wishes to make clear the information in these books is meant to supplement, not replace, professional training.
This activity book was designed specifically for children coping with a suicide loss. It provides creative exercises, offers practical advice, and incorporates quotations from children ranging in age from four to fourteen.
Narrated by a child, this book is intended for adults to read and then share with children. Nine chapters include most frequently asked questions, activities, worksheets with helpful discussions and a list of national resources.
Jamie Gallo, M.S., LPC, MBA
An honest look at suicide, and its impact upon a little girl. This book is most appropriate for children ages six through nine. Can be used by a parent, family member or therapist in order to start a conversation about mental illness and suicide. It explores some aspects of parental mental illness and it may bring some comfort as a child begins to process their loss.