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Books for Children About Divorce

Dinosaurs Divorce
 
Dinosaurs Divorce
by Marc Brown, Laurie Krasny Borwn (September 1988)
Good Books Review - Children seem to love this book. Although some parents have complained that this book covers too many things all at once, many children love the drawings and text. It has become the standard book on divorce that parents share with young children.

 
It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: Osread-Together Book for Parents & Young Children During Divorce
 
It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: Osread-Together Book for Parents & Young Children During Divorce
by Vicki Lansky, Jane Prince (November 1999)
PreSchool-Grade 2AKoKo Bear's parents are getting divorced, and the cub must go through many adjustments and deal with a wide range of emotions: anger, guilt, confusion, and sadness. At every step, MaMa and PaPa are helpful, understanding, and supportive.
--School Library Journal
 
Let's Talk About It: Divorce
 
Let's Talk About It: Divorce
by Fred Rogers (October 1998)
PreSchool-Grade 3?Divorce is difficult enough for adults, but for children, it can be devastating. Here, Rogers presents much-needed information to read, discuss, and implement. He defines a family as anyone who gives a child food, care, love, and a place to feel safe. He explains that these main ingredients should remain constant even in the event of a divorce.
--School Library Journal
 
My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They're Getting Divorced: An Interactive Tale for Children
 
My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They're Getting Divorced: An Interactive Tale for Children

by Lois Nightingale; Blanca Apodaca LA Bounty (October 1996)
This book is a beautifully illustrated book for parents to share with their children during the divorce experience. Through a series of stories and interactive exercises, children will learn that divorce is not their fault; their thoughts and feelings are normal and important; they are not alone; they will be taken care of; other children have had this experience and come out OK; there are people they can talk to; there are things they can do to help get their feelings out and begin to feel better; they are still loved even though their parents are getting a divorce.

--Publisher

 
Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce
 
Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story For Little Kids About Divorce

by Sandra Levins; Bryan Langdo (September 2005)
With childlike innocence and humor, a young narrator living with his single father and brother explains divorce and it's grown-up words like New Arrangement, Ideal Situation, and Differences from a kid's point-of-view. Special emphasis is placed on the fact that divorce is not the child's fault, that it is a grown-up problem. Deals with practical day-to-day matters such as single-family homes, joint custody, child-care issues, and misunderstandings. Includes Note to Parents. Full-color illustrations through-out. For ages 2-6.

--Publisher

 
What Can I Do?: A Book for Children of Divorce
 
What Can I Do?: A Book for Children of Divorce
by Danielle Lowry, Bonnie Matthews (September 2001)
Children's narrative offers real solutions and resources for dealing with the questions and feelings they face when parents divorce.
--Publisher
 
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends
 
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends
by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, Marta Fabrega (February 2005)
Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents’ inability to get along together. It lets kids know that although one parent chooses to move away from the home, both parents continue to love their little boy or girl. Both Mom and Dad will continue to spend happy times with them.

 
With My Mom, With My Dad: A Book About Divorce
 
With My Mom, With My Dad: A Book About Divorce
by Maribeth Boelts: Cheri Bladholm (April 2004)
Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents’ inability to get along together.
--Publisher

Help! A Girl's Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies
 
Help! A Girl's Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies
by Nancy Holyoke, Scott Nash (September 1999)
A 2000 Parents' Choice® Recommended winner.
Our guidance counselor test groups praised this guide as a valuable and appropriate resource. It opens the doors for communication about divorce and provides awareness that divorce is reality to so many kids. Girls will appreciate, and perhaps be comforted by, the quotes and shared stories.
--Parents' Choice
 
My Parents Are Getting Divorced: How to Keep It Together When Your Mom and Dad Are Splitting Up
 
My Parents Are Getting Divorced: How to Keep It Together When Your Mom and Dad Are Splitting Up
by Florence Cadier; Melissa Daly; Claire Gandini (May 2004)
My Parents Are Getting Divorced: How to Keep It Together When Your Mom and Dad Are Splitting Up approaches divorce in a calm and soothing manor and answers the important questions that most children will ask as their parents go through divorce.

 
The Divorce Helpbook for Kids
 
The Divorce Helpbook for Kids
by Cynthia MacGregor (September 2001)
The Divorce Helpbook for Kids is an easy to understand guide looking for young children whose parents are undergoing or have been through a divorce.


 

 

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