Recommended Reading

The books that have been included here have been selected by APLB for you to enjoy. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you have selections that we should consider!

A Dog to Remember
Anyone who has loved and lost a dog may experience deep and lasting grief. Memories of good times together can...
All Ages, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement June Greig View on Amazon
A Snowflake in My Hand
A miracle of a book--a joyous celebration of the unspoken but deeply felt bond between animals and people and, in...
All Ages, Cats, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement Samantha Mooney View on Amazon
A Special Place for Charlee: A Child’s Companion Through Pet...
Gr. 3-6, younger for reading aloud. Floppy-eared Charlee (feminine for Charlie) was already part of the family when narrator Mark...
Children, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement Debby Morehead View on Amazon
All Animals Go to Heaven
Anyone who has lost a dearly beloved pet knows that the question of what happens to them after death is...
All Ages, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Religious George MacDonald View on Amazon
All God’s Creatures Go to Heaven
The angel paintings of artist Nancy Noel beautifully portray Amy Nolfo-Wheeler's story of Jacob, a child angel on a journey...
Children, Pet Loss & Bereavement N.A. Noel View on Amazon
Amazing Gracie: A Dog’s Tale
She was the loneliest puppy in the litter—a deaf and partially blind albino Great Dane. She had huge, sky blue...
All Ages, Dogs, Pet Loss & Bereavement Mark Beckloff, Dan Dye View on Amazon
Angel Pawprints: Reflections on Loving and Losing a Canine Companion–an...
This poignant and elegantly designed collection of stories and verse provides comfort and healing for anyone experiencing the grief of...
All Ages, Dogs, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Poetry Laurel E. Hunt View on Amazon
Angel Whiskers
After experiencing the loss of several beloved pets, I have found that the most powerful way of healing is to...
All Ages, Cats, Pet Loss & Bereavement Laurel E. Hunt View on Amazon
Animal Elders: Caring About Our Aging Animal Companions
Lyrically, eloquently and compassionately, ANIMAL ELDERS: Caring About Our Aging Animal Companions discusses the various challenges as well as gifts...
All Ages, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Spiritual Diane Pomerance View on Amazon
Beaudy
A true story, BEAUDY is about a no-name ranch horse, the person who rescues him, and the wondrous mystery of...
Children, Horses, Pet Loss & Bereavement Susan Barry View on Amazon
Bereaved Children and Teens: A Support Guide for Parents and...
Bringing together fourteen experts from across the United States and Canada, Bereaved Children and Teens is a comprehensive guide to helping children...
Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Teen, Young Adult Earl A. Grollman View on Amazon
Bill at Rainbow Bridge
The owners of departed pets want to know: that their pets are happy, that their own grief is normal, that...
All Ages, Dogs, Pet Loss & Bereavement Dan Carrison View on Amazon