Sometimes Life Sucks: When Someone You Love Dies


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Published Australia, 2010
Full of great tips, stories and gentle advice, this book helps teenagers to navigate their personal experience of grief. 'Sometimes life sucks,' the author writes, 'but sometimes it's absolutely wonderful and I hope this book helps you appreciate both.' Being able to make sense of their feelings enables teenagers to know 'they're not weird'. Being able to value their lives with all its ups and downs, joys and disappointments, moments of happiness and moments of sadness - and helping people around them who might be finding it hard.

Why is thinking about death so scary?
If you're blaming yourself
Feeling happy again
Finding ways of remembering
When our world turns upside down
When someone knows they're dying
How can I practise happiness?

Molly Carlile is an educator and former palliative care nurse.
Ages 12-15 years
Paperback. 190 pages

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