Resources on Divorce and Custody

Books for Adults

The Divorced Parent, Stephanie Marston
The Good Divorce, Constance R. Ahrons, Ph.D.
Healing Hearts: Helping Children and Adults Recover from Divorce, Elizabeth Hickey, M.S.
Helping Your Children Through Your Divorce, Florence Bienfeld, Ph.D.
Helping Your Grandchildren Through Their Parents’ Divorce, Jean Schrager Cohen
The Joint Custody Handbook, Miriam Galpen Cohen
Mister Rogers Talks with Families About Divorce, Fred Rogers and Clare O’Brien
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Shared Custody Work, Isolina Ricci, Ph.D.
Trouble At Home, Sara D. Gilbert
What’s Going to Happen to Me?: When Parents Separate or Divorce, Eda LeShan
How It Feels When Parents Divorce, Jill Krementz
How to Parent, Fitzhugh Dodson
How to Father, Fitzhugh Dofson
How to Single Parent, Fitzhugh Dodson
Parents are Teachers: A Child Management Program, Wesley C. Becker

Books for Middle Grade and Young Adult Readers

Alias Madam Doubtfire, Anne Fine
A Bone from a Dry Sea, Peter Dickinson
Dear Mr. Henshaw, Beverly Cleary
It’s Not the End of the World, Judy Blume
Living in Secret, Christina Salat
Lydia, Queen of Palestine, Uri Orlev
Strider, Beverly Cleary

Books for Children

At Daddy’s on Saturdays, Linda Walvoord Girard
Boundless Grace, Mary Hoffman
The Boys and Girls Book About Divorce, Richard A. Gardner, M.D.
Charlie Anderson, Barbara Abercrombie
Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families, Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
The Divorce Workbook, Sally Blakeslee Ives, Ph.D.
How It Feels When Parents Divorce, Jill Krementz
How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce: Kids’ Advice to Kids, Gayle Kimball, Ph.D.
Love Is Always There, Lisa Kent
Mom and Dad Don’t Live Together Anymore, Kathy Stinson
When Your Parents Get A Divorce: A Kid’s Journal, Ann Banks
Why Are We Getting A Divorce?, Peter Mayle