Books Available to Help Children and Teens Cope with Grief

In these impassioned books, Pediatric Thanatologist Emilio Parga, MA charts the complex emotional waters every family must navigate in the wake of death. Written from his personal experiences and through the children and teens at The Solace Tree, these books are an invaluable tool for parents, educators, clergy, children and teens and those who care for them.

  • Kids Can Cope: This activity book from children for children who are living with change and loss features more than 60 pages of text offering numerous opportunities for children to describe what is happening, write down their questions, draw pictures, identify sources of help and engage in other activities to help them cope. $9.95
  • Love Never Stops: This caring memory book for children of all ages includes guided pages for children to write or draw about their feelings. $7.95
  • I Will Never Forget You Teen Journal: This journal is designed for teens grieving the death of someone they love. $9.95
  • No Child Should Grieve Alone: This book includes information for parents, caregivers, school personnel, clergy and professionals working with children and adolescence. It includes information about different types of losses and saying goodbye, as well as a listing of all the centers and camps for grieving children by state. $12.95

Parga is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), the National Alliance for Grieving Children, the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

These books, and others, are available at or on Proceeds from these books benefit peer support programs at The Solace Tree Child and Adolescent Center for Grief and Loss. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, The Solace Tree relies on philanthropy to help provide services to families. For more information on the Solace Tree, please call 775.324.7723 or visit The Solace Tree at

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