Recommended Reading

a collection of works to help you HEAL your heart

The books that have been included here have been selected by APLB for you. Within our library you will find books that cater to all age groups and backgrounds as well as professional and educational works.

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No Image Available Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for the Helping Professions
Grief and Loss: Theories and Skills for the Helping Professions, 2/e, allows readers to see how essential theories and skills will...
Adult, Educational, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Professionals Katherine Walsh
No Image Available Grieving the Death of a Pet
Because our relationships with our animal companions are unlike human relationships, the death of a pet is like no other...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Betty J. Carmack
No Image Available Heal Your Heart: How to Awaken Your Soul with Self-Forgiveness
Named one of Aspire Magazine's Top 10 Inspirational Books!! Does it feel like something is missing in your life? Does...
All Ages, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Charmayne Kilcup, PhD
No Image Available Healing A Child’s Pet Loss Grief: A Guide for Parents
Is your child suffering from the loss of their pet and you want to know how to help them? Discover...
Adult, Children, Family, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Wendy Van de Poll
No Image Available Healing the Pain of Pet Loss: Letters in Memoriam
This book is a collection of inspiring and often heart-wrenching letters written to the author about their own experiences with...
Adult, Educational, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Professionals Kymberly Smith
No Image Available Honoring the Journey: A Guided Path through Pet Loss
This book is the first in the series of “Honoring the Journey” works. Capturing the reader with powerful illustrations and...
All Ages, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Dr. KaLee R. Pasek D.V.M.
No Image Available How to ROAR: Pet Loss Grief Recovery
Robin Jean Brown understands firsthand the deep bond that can develop between person and animal. She's not some cold psychologist,...
All Ages, Educational, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Robin Jean Brown
No Image Available I Remember You: A Grief Journal
Combines beautifully illustrated journal pages with moving quotes and thoughtful, comforting advice that will support anyone working through the cascade...
All Ages, Great Gift, Illustrated, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement Laynee Gilbert
No Image Available I’ll Always Love You
A gentle and moving story about losing a friend, and the importance of always expressing your love. Elfie the dachshund...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Hans Wilhelm
No Image Available In-Home Pet Euthanasia Techniques: The Veterinarian’s Guide to Helping Families...
I originally created this book to train my own doctors on the intricacies of in-home euthanasia. Within the first year...
Adult, Educational, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Professionals Dr Kathleen A Cooney DVM
No Image Available It’s Okay to Cry: Warm Compassionate Stories That Will Help...
Its Okay To Cry contains warm, compassionate stories that help people to find hope and healing after the death of...
All Ages, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement Maria Luz Quintana
No Image Available Jasper’s Day
Today Riley's family is celebrating Jasper's Day. Everything they do will be in honor of Jasper -- sort of like...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement Marjorie Blain Parker
No Image Available Just One More Day
If you, or someone you know, have ever had to put a dog to sleep, then you will know the...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help, Teen, Young Adult Geoffrey Bain
No Image Available Kindred Spirit, Kindred Care: Making Health Decisions on Behalf of...
Pets are now considered family members, and at the same time, profound changes are taking place in veterinary medicine. Procedures...
Adult, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Shannon Fujimoto Nakaya
No Image Available Koko’s Kitten
Koko the gorilla uses sign language to talk to her handlers. When she asks for a pet, her handlers search...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school
No Image Available Lee and Limbo: Friends Come and Go, but Life Continues...
Animals, like human beings, experience deep emotional bonds, too.   Lee and Limbo is a story of genuine friendship and...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement Uzoma (Uzo) Rita Ezekwudo
No Image Available Let’s Talk About When Your Pet Dies (The Let’s Talk...
Describes the feelings that you might have when your pet dies and discusses how to cope with these feelings
Children, Pet Loss & Bereavement Marianne Johnston
No Image Available Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children
When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . ....
Children, Family, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement Bryan Mellonie
No Image Available Losing My Best Friend: Thoughtful support for those affected by...
“Remember me with tears and laughter. Remember me though it hurts to do so, because the pain you have is...
All Ages, Dog Lovers, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Self-Help Jeannie Wycherley
No Image Available Loss of a Pet: Explaining Grief and Loss to Children
Pets create great experiences for children: in taking responsibility, learning to love, care for living things and, dealing with loss...
Children, Family, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement Cory O'Neal

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