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The Sibling Connection BookList

Death of a Twin Brother or Sister
Adult and Juvenile Literature

                        I was able to find most of these books at the local library, even those that are out of print. Other sources for obtaining books are used book stores such as abebooks.com, half.com, or any new book store. Most of the book titles are linked through to Amazon.com . If anyone clicks through to them and purchases a book, a small portion comes back to help pay for the webspace for this site.

The End of the Twins : A Memoir of Losing a Brother    Saul Diskin   Non-Fiction

Describes the period leading to the death of the author's twin brother, Martin, and their struggles to keep him alive.

Home from Far Jean Little J/F 4-6

When Missy was 10 years old, her twin brother Michael was killed in an automobile accident. A year later, her parents decide to take in two foster children, one of them called Michael. Missy is afraid her parents are trying to forget her twin.

I Miss You, I Miss You!     Peter Pohl     J/F 7-9

Thirteen-year-old Tina is shocked by the death of her identical twin, Cilla, who is hit by a car on the way to school. Gradually she learns to live with the loss.

In the Season of the Daisies     Tom Phelan     Fiction

Sean, now a grown man, witnessed the brutal murder of his 13-year-old twin years earlier. He was driven to madness by his grief. He turns the event over and over in his mind, trying to make the ending turn out different.

My twin sister Erika     Ilse-Margaret Vogel     J/F 4-6

Inge questions her own identity after the death of her sister.

Signs of Life    Jean Ferris     Fiction Young Adult

Seventeen-year-old Hannah is struggling with grief over the death of her twin, Molly, six months earlier. The family decides to go to France to recover and Hannah meets a young man. Eventually she is able to move forward with her life.

Snowdrops for Cousin Ruth Susan Katz J/F 4-6

Nine-year-old Johanna can still hear the voice of her younger brother, Johnnie, who was killed when a car skidded out of control while he and his twin sister, Susie, were building a snowman. Susie stops speaking completely. An elderly relative comes to live nearby and they begin to heal.

Tawny     Chas Carner     J/F 4-6

Twelve-year-old Trey Landry is trying to come to terms with the death of his twin brother. He adopts and takes care of an injured doe.

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