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 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
No Image Available 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, Cat Lovers, Inspirational, Pet Loss & Bereavement Samantha Mooney View on Amazon
No Image Available 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
No Image Available 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
No Image Available 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
No Image Available 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, Dog Lovers, Pet Loss & Bereavement Mark Beckloff, Dan Dye View on Amazon
No Image Available 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, Dog Lovers, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Poetry Laurel E. Hunt View on Amazon
No Image Available Angel Whiskers
After experiencing the loss of several beloved pets, I have found that the most powerful way of healing is to...
All Ages, Cat Lovers, Pet Loss & Bereavement Laurel E. Hunt View on Amazon
No Image Available 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
No Image Available Balloons for Tiger – Mom’s Choice Award Winner
How can children begin to heal after losing a pet? Balloons for Tiger takes an imaginative look at this tough topic as...
Cat Lovers, Children, Family, Great Gift, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Lori Orlinsky View on Amazon