Boegehold, Betty. Daddy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. ISBN#0-307-12480-0. Fictional story of Casey and her reaction to a divorce. Illustrates various feelings that children may have such as sadness, anger, and guilt.
Brown, Marc and Laurene Krasny Brown. Dinosaurs Divorce. ISBN#0-87113-089-0. Glossary of divorce vocabulary and a simple illustrated text that covers topics such as having two homes, after the divorce, and why parents divorce.
Bunting, Eve. The Days of Summer. ISBN# 0-15-201840-9. Story of grandparents who get a divorce. Their 2 granddaughters are the main characters.
Lansky, Vicki. It’s not your fault Koko Bear . ISBN#0-916773-46-9. A read aloud book about divorce for parent to share with children. Parent tips are at the bottom of each page.
Levins, Sandra and Bryan Langdo. Was It the Chocolate Pudding? ISBN# 978-591473091. Divorce explained from a kid’s point of view.
Masurel, Claire. Two Homes. ISBN# 0-7636-0511-5. Alex tells the story of his home with his mom and his home with his dad.
Murphy, Patricia J. Divorce and Separation. ISBN# 978-1403497758. Book about feelings that are experienced when parents divorce.
Powell, Jillian. Talking About Family Breakup. ISBN# 0-8172-5542-7. A book in a question and answer format that addresses issues children may have with divorce.
Spelman, Cornelia Maude. Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce. ISBN# 0-8075-5221-6. Simple picture book in which Dinah Bear comes to terms with her parents’ divorce. She realizes that no matter what they will still be her parents and love her even if they live in different houses.
Stern, Zoe and Evan Stern. Divorce is Not the End of the World: A Coping Guide for Kids. ISBN# 978-1582462417. Written by a brother/sister based on their own experience when their parents divorced. Topics include anger, fear, and adjusting to different rules in different homes. Also includes an update from Zoe and Evan 10 years later.
Stinson, Cathy. Mom and Dad Don’t Live Together Anymore. ISBN#978-1-55451-0931. Simple picture book that talks about divorce and the wishes of the child plus different activities that she does with each parent.
Winchester, Kent. What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? ISBN# 978-1575420929. A book for 7-12 year olds that explains divorce, new living arrangements and other basics to help kids understand what is happening in their lives.
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