Websites for children:

Books for Children:

For 3 – 6 year olds:

Dinosaur’s Divorce, Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986)

I Don’t Want to Talk About It, Jeanie Franz Ransom (Magination Press, 2000)

It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear, Vicki Lansky (Book Peddlers, 1998)

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

Mom and Dad Break Up, Joan Singleton Prestine (Fearon Teacher Aids, 1996)

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce, Cornelia Spelman (Albert Whitman, 1998)

My Family Is Changing: a First Look at Family Breakup, Pat Thomas (Barron’s Educational Series, 1999)

Two Homes, Claire Masurel (Candlewick, 2003)

Was it the Chocolate Pudding?  A Story for Little Kids about Divorce, Sandra Levins & Pyron Langdo (American Psychological Association, 2005)

We’re Having a Tuesday, DK Simoneau (AC Publications, 2006)

When My Parents Forgot How to be Friends, Jennifer Moore-Mallimos (Barron’s Educational Series, 2005)


For 7 – 9 year olds:

Amber Brown Goes Fourth, Paula Danziger (Little Apple, 1996)

The Case of the Scary Divorce, Carl Pickhardt (Magination Press, 1997)

Dear Mr. Henshaw, Beverly Cleary (Avon, 1994)

The Divorce Helpbook for Kids, Cynthia MacGregor (Impact Publishers, 2001)

Divorced but Still My Parents:  a Helping Book about Divorce for Children and Parents, Shirley Thomas & Dorothy Rankin (Atlasbooks, 1997)

Ginny Morris and Mom’s House, Dad’s House, Mary Collins Gallagher (Magination Press, 2005)

Megan’s Two Houses, Erica Jong (Dove Kids, 1996)

Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids: How to feel at home, Isolina Ricci (Fireside Books, 2006)

My Life Turned Upside Down, But I Turned it Rightside Up, Hennie Share (Child Works Child Play, 1994)

Priscilla Twice, Judith Caseley (Greenwillow Books, 1995)

The Suitcase Kid, Jacqueline Wilson (Corgi, 2001)

When Mom and Dad Separate, Marge Eaton Heegaard (Woodland Press, 1990)

For 10 – 13 year olds:

Billie’s World, Kim Grossman Finkel (My Journey Books, 2005)

The Bright Side: Surviving Your Parents’ Divorce, Max Sindell (HCI, 2007)

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens, Cynthia MacGregor (Impact Publishers, 2004)

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

Don’t Fall Apart on Saturdays! The Children’s Divorce-Survival Book, Adolph Moser & David Melton (Landmark Editions, 2000)

Ginny Morris and Mom’s House, Dad’s House, Mary Collins Gallagher (Magination Press, 2005)

It’s Not the End of the World, Judy Blume (Bradbury Press, 1972)

The Kids’ Book of Divorce: By, For and About Kids, Eric Rofes (editor) (Vintage Books, 1982)

My Parents are Divorced Too: a Book for Kids by Kids (2nd ed), Melanie, Annie & Steven Ford & Jann Blackstone-Ford (Magination, 2006)

Pickles and Peanuts, Martha Ivery (Press Tige, 1996)

The Suitcase Kid, Jacqueline Wilson (Corgi, 2001)

Surviving Your Parents’ Divorce: a Guide for Young Canadians, Michael Cochrane (Wiley & Sons, 1999)

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids, Kent Winchester (Free Press Publications, 2001)

When Your Parents Split Up…How to Keep Yourself Together, Alys Swan-Jackson (Price, Stern, Sloan, 1999)

Will Dad Ever Move Back Home?  Paula Hogen (Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1995)

For Teenagers:

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens, Cynthia MacGregor (Impact Publishers, 2004)

The Divorce Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Move Beyond the Break Up), Lisa Schab (Instant Help Books, 2008)

How it Feels When Parents Divorce, Jill Kremetz (Knopf, 1988)

How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce, Gayle Kimball (Equality Press, 1994)

No Easy Answers:  a Teen Guide to Why Divorce Happens, Florence Calhoun (Rosen Publishers, 2000)

Taking Good Care of Yourself: For Teens Going Through Separation and Divorce, Risa Garon (Children of Separation and Divorce Centre, 1994)

When Divorce Hits Home: Keeping Yourself Together When Your Family Comes Apart, Beth Joselow (AuthorHouse, 2000)

Why Me?  A Teen Guide to Divorce and Your Feelings, Rachel Aydt (Rosen Publishing, 2000)