Weep. Scream. Hate. Disbelieve. Go numb.
This beautiful book featuring simple, easy-to-absorb poetic text and comforting illustrations offers a gentle guide for surviving the early days of grief — shock, trauma, disbelief — and beyond. Anyone suffering a loss will see themselves and their grief reflected in these pages.
Paula Becker is the author of A Little Book of Self-Care for Those Who Grieve; A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction; Looking For Betty MacDonald: The Egg, The Plague, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and I; and co-author of The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Its Legacy and Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Washington’s First World’s Fair. Paula Becker has written for HistoryLink.org since 2001. Her 300+ essays on the site document all aspects of Washington state history.