Divorce is Not the End of the World – and other books to help with coping with divorce

Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids by Zoe Stern
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This short book helps kids between 9 and 15 cope with separation and divorce. It discusses feelings of guilt, anger, managing belongings between two houses, planning birthdays and other events, avoiding manipulation by parents, sharing your thoughts with friends and parents, and finding the bright side of a sad situation.

Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids by Isolina Ricci
Mom’s House, Dad’s House has been the gold standard for inspiring and supporting divorcing and remarrying parents for more than twenty-five years. With her new book, Dr. Isa adapts her time-tested advice on maneuvering the emotional, logistical, and legal realities of separation, divorce, and stepfamilies to speak directly to children. Alongside practical ways to cope with big changes she offers older children and their families key resiliency tools that kids can use now and the rest of their lives. Kids and families are encouraged to believe in themselves, to take heart, and to plan for their lives ahead.

The Kids’ Book of Divorce: By, For and About Kids, Fayerweather Street School
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Twenty children, aged 11-14, discuss various aspects of divorce including custody arrangements, parents’ boyfriends and girlfriends, how they were first told about their parents’ divorce and how divorce has changed them.

My Parents are Divorced Too: A Book for Kids by Kids by by Melanie Ford. Steven Ford, Annie Ford and Jann Blackstone-Ford
Melanie, Annie, and Steven Ford pack lots of simple truths and “I have been through it” advice into this wise little book about their struggles and triumphs through their parents’ divorce. Now in its second edition, with more insights and humor from cartoonist Charles Beyl, this is the guide for kids with divorced parents, from some of the best teachers around – kids like themselves!