Resources for Kids

Websites for Preschool and Elementary School Age

Sesame Street: Dealing with Divorce: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/divorce/

I am a Child of Divorce: https://iamachildofdivorce.com/

PDF workbook: file:///Y:/Tool%20Box/My-familys-changing-younger-children-leaflet.pdf

 

Books for Preschool and Elementary School Age

A Brand New Day: A Banana Split Story by A.S. Chung

Always Mom, Forever Dad by Joanna Rowland

The Case of the Scary Divorce by Carl Pickhardt (boy helps detective; issues relate to divorce

Dinosaurs Divorce by Mark Brown (we read much of this book in class)

Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids by Zoe & Evan Stern (written by kids for kids ages 9-15)

Divorced But Still My Parents by Shirley Thomas & Dorothy Rankin (interactive workbook)

Fred Stays With Me! by Nancy Coffelt

Freeda the Frog Gets A Divorce by Nadine Haruni

Getting Through My Parents' Divorce by Amy J.L. Baker and Katherine C. Andre

I Am Living in 2 Homes by Garcelle Beauvais & Sebastian Jones

I Don’t Want to Talk About It by Jeanie Franz Ransom (girl doesn’t want to talk about divorce)

Is a Worry Worrying You? by Ferida Wolff & Harriet May Savitz (for any worries)

Let’s Talk About It: Divorce by Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)

Living with Mom and Living with Dad by Melanie Walsh

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce by Cornelia Maude Spelman

Monday, Wednesday, and Every Other Weekend by Karen Stanton

Standing on My Own Two Feet by Tamara Schmitz (affirmation of love in midst of divorce)

Two Homes by Claire Masurel

Was It the Chocolate Pudding? by Sandra Levins (boy who thinks divorce is his fault)

Why do Families Change? by Dr. Jillian Roberts

What Can I Do? by Danielle Lowry (girl tries everything to get parents back together)

What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? by Winchester/Beyer (Q&A basics)

When Mom and Dad Separate by Marge Heegaard (workbook that kids illustrate)

What Can I Do? by Danielle Lowry

When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos (parents happier apart)

Why Can't We Live Together?: The Kid-Sized Answer To A King-Sized Question About Divorce by Madison and Lucas Lovato

 
Websites for Middle and High School Age

Divorce and Separation (specific to girls): http://youngwomenshealth.org/2012/04/30/divorce/

Teen Line: www.teenlineonline.org

Foundation 2- Crisis line and Chat: https://foundation2.org/services/crisis-center/

Dealing with Divorce: www.safeteens.org/relationships/dealing-with-divorce

Teen Guide to Divorce: www.teensadvisor.com/divorce/teen-guide.html

PDF Wokrbook: file:///Y:/Tool%20Box/My-familys-changing-older-children-leaflet.pdf

 

Books for Middle and High School Age

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents’ Divorce (American Girl) by Nancy Holyoke

When Your Parents Divorce by Kimberly King

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens by Cynthia MacGregor

Now What Do I Do? by Lynn Cassella-Kapusink

Hot Stones and Funny Bones: Teens Helping Teens Cope with Stress & Anger by Brian Luke Seaward

How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce: Kids’ Advice to Kids by Gayle Kimball

The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead

My Parents Are Getting Divorced by Florence Cadier & Melissa Daly

The Divorce Workbook for Teens by Lisa Schab

Divorce is Not the End of the World by Zoe and Evan Stern

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens by Cynthia MacGregor

Now What Do I Do? A guide to help teenagers with their parents separation or divorce by Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski

Surviving Divorce: Teens talk about what hurts and what helps by Trudi Strain Trueit

Dealing with the Stuff that Makes Life Tough: The 10 things that stress girls

out and how to cope with them by Jill Zimmerman Rutledge

 

Books about Feelings

The Big Feelings Book for Children: Mindfulness Moments to Manage Anger, Excitement, Anxiety, and Sadness by Sharon Selby

The Boy with Big, Big Feelings by Britney Winn Lee

The Girl with Big, Big Questions by Britney Winn Lee


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