Books and Resources for Helping Children Through Divorce

  1. Two Homes by Claire Masurel; children’s book.
  2. Standing on My Own Two Feet: A Child’s Affirmation of Love in the Midst of Divorce by Tamara Schmitz; children’s book.
  3. Dinosaurs Divorce by Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown; children’s book.
  4. Divorce: Little Children Big Challenges. Sesame Street has online videos and a toolkit to help young children with divorce.
School-Age Children:
  1. Divorce is Not the End of the World: Zoe and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids by Zoe and Evan Stern.
  2. A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents’ Divorce: How to Land on Your Feet When Your World Turns Upside Downby Nancy Holyoke; an American Girl book.
  3. It’s Not the End of the World by Judy Blume.
  4. I am a Child of Divorce Website,, includes a downloadable mini book about feelings for kids.
  5. Managing in the Middle, class for elementary aged children about divorce and being in the middle.
For Teenagers:
  1.  The Divorce Helpbook for Teens by Cynthia MacGregor.
  2. Divorce and Teens. A website with information about divorce for teens.
  3. My Not-So-Terrible Time at the Hippie Hotel, by Rosemary Graham; fiction novel about spending summer away with other divorce kids at Farnsworth Hotel.