Parenting - Divorce
These books may help children deal with a divorce. Click on any book title twice to see it in the catalog.
Parenting - Divorce
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From a dazzling new voice in middle grade lit comes this funny, moving novel about family, forgiveness, and the power of make-believe.
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Ten-year-old Cass' attitude changes after her mother, whom she idolizes, leaves her behind, and her father, who previously seemed boring and practical, takes her on a summer road trip in which he shows her the creative, magical side of himself.
Free Kindle Book For A Limited Time : Sway - For four long months, ten-year-old Cass has been dreaming of the day her mom, Toodi, will come home. But when Toodi's welcome back party takes a turn for the disastrous, Cass finds herself stuck alone with her dull-as-dirt dad, who insists that they set off for the summer on a mysterious adventure-just the two of them. It turns out Cass's dad has some big-time surprises up his sleeve. Once they hit the road in an old RV named The Roast, he introduc...
Catalog - Sway : a novel
Text and illustrations of dinosaur characters introduce aspects of divorce such as its causes and effects, living with a single parent, spending holidays in two separate households, and adjusting to a stepparent.
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With so many children's books out now about divorce, how do you know which one to chose? Our question exactly! - Which is why we love this article via Huffington Post Divorce that has highlighted the absolute best in divorce books for kiddos - complete with review, pictures, and even an age guide to show you which books are great for which age groups. They're already done the research, and we couldn't be happier with their choices!
Not necessarily a book worth reading but definitely a book that stands out in my childhood. You can ask mom for the story. :-)
3) Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families by Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown. "One of the things that I have noticed while implementing several Changing Family groups is that there is not a lot of information on how to talk to kids about what is actually happening in their family. I love this book because it very clearly and specifically recognizes and speaks to the different aspects of divorce and what might happen when parents get a divorce (step-families, etc.)"
Catalog - Dinosaurs divorce
A young boy named Alex enjoys the homes of both of his parents who live apart but love Alex very much.
Kobo Picturebook, Young Boys, Claire Masurel, Book E Book, Picturebook Kidlit, Denton Ebook, Dr. Who, Alex O'Loughlin, The Roller Coasters
Two Homes by Claire Masurel and illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton #ebook available on Amazon, B&N, iBooks, Google, Kobo #picturebooks #kidlit
Catalog - Two homes
A little girl describes what her life is like now that her parents no longer live together.
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Living with Mom and Living with Dad by Melanie Walsh. (Candlewick, 2012).A little girl describes what her life is like now that her parents no longer live together.
Catalog - Living with Mom and living with Dad
When your parents divorce, it can feel like the world turns upside down. What do you do? Whether you live mostly at your mom's or dad's, this story can help you through the tough times.
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Weekends with Dad: What to Expect When Your Parents Divorce (Life's Challenges) by Melissa Higgins et al., http://www.amazon.com
When your parents divorce, it can feel like the world turns upside down. What do you do? Whether you live mostly at your mom's or dad's, this ...
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
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35 Forgotten Children's Books
Another fantastic Newbery Award winner for all ages. Its sequel, Strider, is also a good read.
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Clearly | 35 Childhood Books You May Have Forgotten About
Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary. (Morrow, 1983). In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
When ten-year-old Lexie goes with her father to the beach for a week, she is surprised to find that he has invited his girlfriend and her two sons to join them for the entire week.
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Lexie is 10 years old and loved going to the shore with her mom and her dad. Now since Lexie's mom will not be there, Lexie has to go along with the change. Lexie also has to meet her dad's girlfriend and her children. When it was just her mom and her dad, Lexie would have a great time going swimming and enjoying the time.
Lexie by Audrey Couloumbis
Catalog - Lexie
KoKo Bear learns what divorce means, how to deal with changes, how to recognize and deal with feelings, and that divorce is not KoKo's fault. Each page includes tips for parents.
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It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce (Lansky, Vicki) by Vicki Lansky, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0053GPTCK/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_alp_OMvVpb0GV4W27
The year that she is in the fourth grade is a difficult one for Amber, as she tries to deal with escalating telephone fights between her divorced parents and her father's impending return to take joint custody of her.
Fourth Grade, Fathers Impending, Telephone Fight, Impending Returns, Divorce Parents, Sami Boards, Jointed Custody, Escalated Telephone
Catalog - Amber Brown sees red
A child describes how she lives sometimes with his mother and sometimes with his father, but his dog is his constant companion.
Dogs, Fred Stay, Tricia Tusa, Divorce, Nancy Coffelt, Kids Book, Children Book, Young Girls, Pictures Book
Fred Stays with Me! - Nancy Coffelt, Author - Tricia Tusa, Illustrator A very charming and sensitive story for children experiencing a divorce in their family. The text is simple and the language childlike. Perfect!
Fred Stays With Me! -- young girl's relationship with her dog provides stability during her parent's divorce
Nancy Coffelt has written a very charming and sensitive story for children experiencing a divorce in their family. Review from Children's Books Heal.
Catalog - Fred stays with me
Evie feels unsettled and sad after her parents divorce, her father remarries and takes the family dog, and his new wife becomes pregnant, but a cooking class and helping the elderly lady next door with her cat give Evie a way to cope with the changes in her life. Includes recipes.
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Eggs over Evie: Alison Jackson, Tuesday Mourning: 9780805082944: Amazon.com: Books
Evie feels unsettled and sad after her parents divorce, her father remarries and takes the family dog, and his new wife becomes pregnant, but a cooking class and helping the elderly lady next door with her cat give Evie a way to cope with the changes in her life.
Catalog - Eggs over Evie
Answers letters from girls dealing with various aspects of divorce, remarriage, and stepfamilies. Includes tips, quizzes, and advice.