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Helping Kids Cope: Divorce
Books about kids facing the challenges of divorce, including living with
stepfamlies and single parents.
For more help (especially for younger children) try picture books on divorce.

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  Cover Art: The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister Agell, Charlotte
The Accidental Adventures of India McAllister
India, an unusual nine-and-a-half-year-old living in small-town Maine, has a series of adventures which bring her closer to her artist-mother, strengthen her friendship with a neighbor boy, and help her to accept the man for whom her father moved away.
151 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: How Ti´a Lola Came to Stay Alvarez, Julia.
How Ti´a Lola Came to Stay
Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.
147 p. 2001
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Stranded in Boringsville Bateson, Catherine
Stranded in Boringsville
Following her parents separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.
138 p. 2005
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: 13 Brown, Jason Robert
13
Almost thirteen-year-old Evan Goldman learns what it means to be a man when his parents separate and he and his mother move from New York City to Appleton, Indiana, right before his bar mitzvah.
201 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Summer of Riley Bunting, Eve
The Summer of Riley
Shortly after he gets the perfect dog, Riley, eleven-year-old William must fight for his dog's life after Riley is taken away because he chases and injures an elderly neighbor's old horse.
170 p. 2001
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Lexie Couloumbis, Audrey
Lexie
When ten-year-old Lexie goes with her father to the beach for a week, she is surprised to find that he has invited his girlfriend and her two sons to join them for the entire week.
199 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Top of the Order Coy, John
Top of the Order
Ten-year-old Jackson lives for baseball, but becomes distracted by the approach of middle school, his mother's latest boyfriend, and the presence of a girl--his good friend's sister--on his team.
182 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Amber Brown is Green with Envy Danziger, Paula
Amber Brown is Green with Envy
Fourth-grader Amber Brown must make some important decisions when her mother and Max move their wedding date up and prepare to buy a house together, while her father makes some bad choices of his own.
151 p. 2003
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Best of the Best : a Baseball Great Novel Green, Tim
Best of the Best : a Baseball Great Novel
Determined to play in the Little League World Series, twelve-year-old Josh struggles to concentrate on his game and be the team's leader while also trying to cope with his parents' impending divorce.
262, 4 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bird Lake Moon Henkes, Kevin
Bird Lake Moon
Twelve-year-old Mitch and his mother are spending the summer with his grandparents at Bird Lake after his parents separate. Ten-year-old Spencer and his family have returned to the lake where Spencer's little brother drowned long ago. As the boys become friends and spend time together, each of them begins to heal.
179 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: A Smart Girl's Guide to her Parents' Divorce : How to Land On Your Feet When Your World Turns Upside Down Holyoke, Nancy
A Smart Girl's Guide to her Parents' Divorce : How to Land On Your Feet When Your World Turns Upside Down
Answers girls' letters about every aspect of divorce.
120 p. 2009
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: One Small Dog Hurwitz, Johanna
One Small Dog
Curtis gets a dog when his parents divorce, but his beloved new dog causes problems that he did not expect.
111 p. 2000
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Lucy Rose : Busy Like You Can't Believe Kelly, Katy
Lucy Rose : Busy Like You Can't Believe
Now in fourth grade, palindrome-enthusiast Lucy Rose learns about the perils of eavesdropping while also confiding in her diary her worries that her recently divorced mother is beginning to date.
155 p. 2006
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Jigsaw Puzzle Family : the Stepkids' Guide to Fitting it Together MacGregor, Cynthia
Jigsaw Puzzle Family : the Stepkids' Guide to Fitting it Together
Jigsaw Puzzle Family helps kids realize they're not alone -- many other kids are dealing with a new stepparent, new stepbrothers and/or stepsisters, a new house with new rules.
106 p. 2005
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: A Friendship for Today McKissack, Pat
A Friendship for Today
In 1954, when desegregation comes to Kirkland, Missouri, ten-year-old Rosemary faces many changes and challenges at school and at home as her parents separate.
172 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Dear George Clooney Please Marry My Mom Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin
Dear George Clooney Please Marry My Mom
When Violet's television-director father leaves Vancouver to live in L.A. with his new wife, and her mother's relationships seem to be going from bad to worse, Violet decides to help her mother get the perfect man--George Clooney.
229 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Day My Mother Left Prosek, James
The Day My Mother Left
When his mother leaves to live with another man, nine-year-old Jeremy faces his own pain and loss, his father's depression and sister's distance, the pity of friends and strangers, and his father's remarriage two years later, finding solace in fishing and his artwork.
292 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: I Lorelei Smith, Yeardley
I Lorelei
In letters to her recently deceased cat Mud, eleven-year-old Lorelei chronicles the ups and downs of her sixth-grade year, during which her parents separate, she gets a part in the school play, and she becomes friends with the cutest boy in her grade.
339 p. 2009
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Divorce is Not the End of the World : Zoe and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids Stern, Zoe
Divorce is Not the End of the World : Zoe and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids
A teenage brother and sister whose parents are divorced discuss topics relating to this situation, respond to letters from other children, and offer tips based on their experience. Includes insights from their mother.
101 p. 2008
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Candyfloss Wilson, Jacqueline
Candyfloss
When her mother plans to move to Australia with her new husband and baby, Floss must decide whether her loyalties lie with her mother or her father, while at the same time, her best friend begins to make fun of her and reject her.
337 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
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