Books On Suicide

October 31, 1984 1 min read

The Library of Congress/CBS Book Project has compiled the following list of books on the subject of youth suicide:

Coping with Teenage Depression: A Parent’s Guide, by Kathleen McCoy, New American Library, 1982.

A Cry for Help, by Mary Elizabeth Griffin and Carol Felsenthal, Doubleday, 1983.

Growing Up Dead: A Hard Look at Why Adolescents Commit Suicide, by Brenda Rabkin, Abingdon, 1979.

Left Alive: After a Suicide Death in the Family, by Linda Rosenfeld and Marilynne Prupas, Thomas, 1984.

Maybe It Will Rain Tomorrow: A Novel, by Jane Breskin Zalben, Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, 1982.

Suicide in America, by Herbert Hendin, Norton, 1982.

Suicide in Children and Adolescents, by Syed Husain and Trish Vandiver, Special Medical and Scientific Books, 1984.

Sunday Came Early This Week, by Luleen S. Anderson, Schenkman Publishing Company, 1982.

Too Young To Die: Youth and Suicide, by Francine Klagsbrun, Rev. ed., Pocket Books, 1981. (Reprint with new introduction in process for October 1984.)

The Urge to Die: Why Young People Commit Suicide, by Peter Giovacchini, MacMillan, 1981; Penguin Books, 1981, 1983.

A version of this article appeared in the October 31, 1984 edition of Education Week as Books On Suicide