Sibling Information

This "Sibling" page is dedicated as a tribute in loving memory of Danny Frank of Silver Spring, Maryland.

Chapter 9 of Holding Onto Love: Searching for Hope When a Child Dies explores the overwhelming grief and emotional turmoil brothers and sisters experience when their sibling dies. Listed below are a few other sibling-oriented resources for your consideration:

Sibling Grief-Related Literature

Fitzgerald, Helen. The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends  New York, NY, a Fireside Book published by Simon & Schuster, 2000, all rights reserved.

Horsley, Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley. Teen Grief Relief: Parenting with Understanding, Support and Guidance, Highland City, Florida, Rainbow Books, Inc., 2007, all rights reserved.

Jackson, Aariane R. Can You Hear Me Smiling?: A Child Grieves a Sister, Washington, D.C., Child & Family Press, 2004, all rights reserved.

Rathkey, Julia Wilcox. What Children Need When They Grieve: The Four Essentials: Routine, Love, Honesty, and Security, New York, Three Rivers Press, 2004, all rights reserved.

White, P. Gill. Sibling Grief: Healing After the Death of a Sister or Brother, New York, iUniverse, 2006, all rights reserved.

Wray, T.J. Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies, New York, Three Rivers Press, 2003, all rights reserved.

Sources of Grief-Related Literature:

Centering Corporation - http://www.centering.org/

Sibling Grief-Related Websites

Adult Sibling Grief - http://www.adultsiblinggrief.com

Comfort Zone Camp - http://www.comfortzonecamp.org

The Compassionate Friends – www.compassionatefriends.org (See Resource Link) 

The Sibling Connection - http://counselingstlouis.net