Resources for helping children deal with divorce and separation


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Boegehold, B. (1985). Daddy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Gold Books.

Brown, L.K. & Brown, M. (1986). Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families. Little Brown.

Christiansen, C.B. (1989). My Mother’s House, My Father’s House. Atheneum.

Johnston, J. (1997). Through the Eyes of Children: Healing Stories for Children of Divorce.

Lansky , V. (1998). It’s Not Your Fault, KoKo Bear. Book Peddlers.

Thomas, P. (1999). My Family’s Changing: A First Look at Family Breakup. Barron’s Educational Series.

Elementary school

Boyd, D. (1999) Champlain Summer. Ribicon.

Canada. Department of Justice. (2007). What Happens Next? Information for Kids about Separation and Divorce.

Carter, K. (2004) Families Change. A Workbook for Families During Separation and Divorce. Kidzfirst Productions.

Caseley, J. (1995) Priscilla Twice. Beacon Press.

Cochrane, M. (1999) Surviving Your Parent’s Divorce: A Guide for Young Canadians. John Wiley & Sons.

Cole. J. (1997). How Do I feel About: My Parents’ Divorce. Copper Beach Books.

Coleman, W. (1998). What Children Need to Know When Parents Get Divorced. Bethany House.

Ford, M. (1997). My Parents are Divorced, Too: A Book for Kids by Kids. Magination Press Division.

Girard, L. (1991). At Daddy’s House on Saturdays. Albert Whitman.

Goldentyer, D. (1998). Pre-teen Pressures: Divorce. Steck – Vaughn Company.

Hoffman, M. & Binch. C. (1997).Grace and Family. F. Lincoln.

Kremetz,Jill. (2006). How It Feels When Parents Divorce. Alfred A Knopf: New York.

Lowry, D. (2001). What Can I Do? A Book for Children of Divorce. Magination Press.

Nightingale, L. (1997). My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They are Getting Divorced. Nightingale Rose Publications.

Ransom, J. & Finney, K. (2000). I Don’t Want to Talk About It. Magination Press.

Ricci, Isolina. (2006). Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two. Fireside.

Rogers, F. (1996). Let’s Talk About It: Divorce. G. P. Putnam Sons.

Spalding, A. (2001). Me and Mr. Mah. Orca Book Publishers.

Staunton, T. (2003). Stinky. Red Deer Press.

Stern, Z, Evan, S & Stern, E. (1997). Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids. Tricycle Press.

Van-Leeuwen, J. (1996). Blue Sky, Butterfly. Dial Books for Young Readers.


Ackerman, M. (1996). Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s? Parenting Together. New York: Wiley and Sons.

Blume , J. (2002). It’s Not The End Of The World. New York: Simon and Shuster.

Cochrane, M. (1999) Surviving Your Parent’s Divorce: A Guide for Young Canadians. John Wiley & Sons. Canada.

Flaming, A & Scowen, K. (2003) My Crazy Life: How I survived My Family. Annick Press.

Kimball, G. (1994). How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce: Kids’ Advice to Kids. Equality Press.

Thomas, M. (1996). Free to Be a Family: A Book About All Kinds Of Belongings. Bantam Books.

Thomas, S. & Rankin. D. (1998). Divorced But Still My Parents. Springboard Publications.

Voiget, C. (2003). A Solitary Blue. Simon & Schuster.