Books on Divorce

Books about Divorce and Co-Parenting:

  • Boyan, Susan Blyth and Termini, Ann Marie; Cooperative Parenting and Divorce; Active Parenting Publishers; 1999.
  • Brumley, Janet P. and Fairchild, Lori; Divorce Without Disaster: Collaborative Law in Texas.
  • Garrity, Carla B. and Baris, Mitchell A.; Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce; Jossey-Bass, Inc.; 1994.
  • Neumann, M. Gary; Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce the Sandcastles Way; New York: Random House; 1998.
  • Ricci, Isolina; Mom’s House, Dad’s House; Fireside; 1997 (revised).
  • Wallerstein, Judith; What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce; New York: Hyperion; 2003.

Books about Divorce for Children For Elementary-aged Children:

  • Brown, Laurene Krasny and Brown, Marc; Dinosaurs Divorce; New York: Little Brown; 1986. (Ages 4-12)
  • Lansky, Vicki; It’s Not Your Fault, KoKo Bear; Minnetonka, MN: Book Peddlers; 1998. (Ages 4-10)
  • Masurel, Claire; Two Homes; Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press; 2001. (Ages 3-8)
  • Ransom, Jeanie Franz; I Don’t Want to Talk About It; Washington, DC: Magination; 2000. (Ages 5-10)
  • Rogers, Fred; Let’s Talk About It: Divorce; New York: G. Putnam & Sons; 1986. (Ages 3-8)

Books about Divorce for Children For pre-teens and teens:

  • Daly, Melissa and Cadier, Florence; My Parents are Getting Divorced; Sunscreen Books; 2004. (Ages 12-19)
  • Krementz, Jill; How It Feels When Parents Divorce; New York: Knopf; 2003 (revised). (Ages 10-19)
  • Swan-Jackson, Alys; When Your Parents Split Up … How to Keep Yourself Together; New York: Price Stern Sloan; 1997. (Ages 12-19)

Books to Help Manage Emotions During Divorce:

  • Chodron, Pema; When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times; Boston: Shambhala Publications Inc; 1997.
  • Cohen, Gabriel; Storms Can’t Hurt the Sky: A Buddhist Path Through Divorce; DaCapo Press; 2008.
  • Fisher, Bruce; Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends; Atascadero, California: Impact Publishers, Inc; 2006.
  • Lerner, Harriet; The Dance of Connection: How to Talk to Someone When You’re Mad, Hurt, Scared, Frustrated, Insulted, Betrayed or Desperate; New York: Harper Paperbacks; 2002.
  • McWilliams, Peter Bloomfield, Harold and Colgrove, Melba; How to Survive the Loss of a Love; Prelude Press; 1993.
  • Vaughan, Diane; Uncoupling: Turning Points in Intimate Relationships; New York: Vintage Books; 1990.