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Parents' Primer: Divorce

See also: Step-Families

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
DVD J306.89 DIVOR Heinz, John Francis Divorce : A Survivor's Guide for Kids
In this program teens, psychologists and divorced parents talk about the difficulties young people face when their parents decide to separate. It outlines the six emotional stages a young person typically experiences after divorce has changed a family.
2002
J Aiello, Barbara On With the Show! Featuring Brenda Dubrowski
1989
J GALLA Gallagher, Mary Collins Ginny Morris and Dad's New Girlfriend
2007
J GALLA Gallagher, Mary Collins Ginny Morris and Mom's House, Dad's House
2005
J Jong, Erica Megan's Two Houses: A Story of Adjustment
1996
J SPINE Spinelli, Eileen The Dancing Pancake
A novel in verse, this book chronicles the struggles of eleven-year-old Bindi, including the separation of her parents.
2010
J Wyeth, Sharon Dennis Ginger Brown: Too Many Houses
1996
J155.418 Rotner, Shelley Something's Different
2002
J306.86 Sullivan, Steve Confessions of a Divorced Kid
1996
J306.874 COLSO Colson, Mary Coping with Absent Parents
Why do parents sometimes need to work far from home? How can you keep in touch with those who are far away? Who can help when your parents are separating?--P. [4] of cover.
2011
J306.874 Monroe, Robin Prince I Have a New Family Now: Understanding Blended Families
1998
J306.89 Brown, Laurene Krasny Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families
1986
J306.89 COOK Cook, Julia The "D" Word : Divorce
Through well placed humor and apt advice, several misconceptions children have about divorce are clarified. Offers tools and insights to both children and adults to effectively deal with the difficult challenges that a family goes through when parents get divorced.
2011
J306.89 HEWIT Hewitt, Sally My Parents' Divorce
2009
J306.89 HIGGI Higgins, Melissa Weekends with Dad : What to Expect When Your Parents Divorce
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.--from cover, p. [4]
2012
J306.89 HOLYO Holyoke, Nancy A Smart Girlís Guide to her Parentsí Divorce: How to Land on your Feet when your World Turns Upside Down
A part of the American Girl collection, this book gives advice on how to deal with parentsí divorce. Real-life girls give advice on what has worked for them.
2009
J306.89 King, Larry Daddy Day, Daughter Day
1997
J306.89 Lansky, Vicki It's Not Your Fault, KoKo Bear
1998
J306.89 Lebowitz, Marcia Lipman I Think Divorce Stinks
1989
J306.89 LEVIN Levins, Sandra Was It the Chocolate Pudding?: A Story for Little Kids about Divorce
2006
J306.89 Margolis, Bette S. A Heart Full of Love
1999
J306.89 Mayle, Peter Why Are We Getting a Divorce?
1988
J306.89 Monroe, Robin Prince Why Don't We Live Together Anymore?: Understanding Divorce
1998
J306.89 MOORE Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends
2005
J306.89 REILL Reilly, Natalie June My Stick Family: Helping Children Cope with Divorce
2002
J306.89 Rogers, Fred Divorce
1996
J306.89 Weitzman, Elizabeth Let's Talk About Your Parents' Divorce
1996
J306.89 Winchester, Kent What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce?
2001
JE Abercrombie, Barbara Charlie Anderson
1990
JE Adams, Eric J. On the Day His Daddy Left
2000
JE Binch, Caroline Since Dad Left
1998
JE Boelts, Maribeth With My Mom, With My Dad: [A Book About Divorce]
2004
JE Caseley, Judith Priscilla Twice
1995
JE COCHR Cochran, Bill My Parents are Divorced, My Elbows Have Nicknames, and Other Facts about Me
There are lots of things that make Ted weird, but having divorced parents isn't one of them.
2009
JE COFFE Coffelt, Nancy Fred Stays with Me
A young girl goes back and forth between her momís house and her dadís house but her dog, Fred, stays with her wherever she goes.
2006
JE Cole, Babette The Un-Wedding
1998
JE GRAY Gray, Kes Mom and Dad Glue
2009
JE Grifalconi, Ann Tiny's Hat
1999
JE Grindley, Sally A New Room for William
2000
JE Haughton, Emma Rainy Day
2000
JE LHEUR LíHeureux, Christine A New Family
Caillou talks to his cousins about why their mommy and daddy donít live together
2010
JE Masurel, Claire Two Homes
2001
JE Osman, Trudy Where Has Daddy Gone?
1990
JE PORTN Portnoy, Mindy Avra A Tale of Two Seders
A young girl describes what it's like to have two seders, one with her mom and one with her dad, each year since her parents divorced.
2010
JE Prestine, Joan Singleton Mom and Dad Break Up
2003
JE Ransom, Jeanie Franz I Don't Want to Talk About It
2000
JE Santucci, Barbara Loon Summer
2001
JE Schindel, John Dear Daddy
1995
JE SCHMI Schmitz, Tamara Standing on My Own Two Feet: a Childís Affirmation of Love in the Midst of Divorce
Even though Addisonís parents are divorced and live in different houses, he knows that they both love him and always will.
2008
JE Schotter, Roni Missing Rabbit
2002
JE SHREE Shreeve, Elizabeth Oliver at the Window
As Oliver adjusts to his parentsí separate houses and his new school, his spends a lot of time looking out the window.
2009
JE SMET Smet, Marian De I Have Two Homes
A young girl named Nina recounts her feelings about her parents' divorce and describes what it is like to live in two households in this touching picture book. Everything is different from the way it was, and sometimes the behavior of the adults around her is upsetting to Nina. An honest, uncomplicated account of divorce from a child's point of view.
2012
JE Spelman, Cornelia Mama and Daddy Bear's Divorce
1998
JE THIEL Thiel, Annie Cosmos' Mom and Dad Are Moving Apart
2006
JE Thomas, Pat My Family's Changing: A First Look at Family Break Up
1999
JE Vigna, Judith I Live with Daddy
1997
JE Winthrop, Elizabeth As the Crow Flies
1998
JE Wyeth, Sharon Dennis Always My Dad
1995

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