Children Ages 3-5

  • When Mom and Dad Divorce, by Emily Menendez-Aponte
  • My Family's Changing, by Pat Thomas
  • Mom and Dad Break Up, by Joan Singleton Prestine
  • Two Homes, by Claire Masurel
  • Dinosaur's Divorce, by Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Children Ages 5-7

  • Let's Talk About it: Divorce, by Fred Rogers
  • I Don't Want to Talk About It, by Jeanie Franz Ranson
  • When Mom and Dad Separate, by Marge Deegaard
  • Sometimes A Family Has to Split Up, by Jane Werner Watson, Robert E. Switzer, and J. Cotter Hirschberg

Children Ages 8-10

  • All About Divorce, by Mary Blitzer Field
  • It's Not The End of the World, by Judy Blume
  • Always, Always, by Crescent Dragonwagon
  • The Boys and Girls Book About Divorce, by Richard Gardner

Children Ages 11-13

  • For Better or Worse: A Guide to Surviving Divorce for Pre-teens and Their Families, by Janet Bode
  • How it Feels When Parents Divorce, by Jill Krementz
  • My Parents Are Divorced, Too, by Melanie, Annie and Steven Ford
  • Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary
  • The Divorce Express, by Paula Danziger


  • When Parents Split Up . . . How to Keep Yourself Together, by Alys Swan-Jackson
  • Everything You Need to Know About Your Parents Divorce, by Linda Carlson Johnson
  • Why Me? A Teen Guide to Divorce and Your Feelings, by Rachel Aydt
  • No Easy Answers: A Teen Guide to Why Divorce Happens, by Florence Calhoun

Adult Children

  • Moving Beyond Your Parent's Divorce, by Mel Krantzler and Patricia Krantzler
  • The Love They Lost: Living with the Legacy of Our Parents' Divorce, by Stephanie Staal
  • The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: The 25 Year Landmark Study, by Judith Wallerstein