KCLS Recommends: Children's - Divorce
Annotation:Max uses his treasured notebook to record his confusion about his divorced parents’ dating lives, his insecurities and fears, and his outlandish ideas and grand inventions. Ages 8-11
Annotation: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. Ages 9-12
Annotation:When Caillou asks his cousins why their mother does not live with their father, he learns about divorce, what it is like to have two homes, and the feelings his cousins experience. Ages 4 and under.
Annotation:In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and finding his own place in the world. Ages 9-12
Annotation:An introduction to the different aspects of divorce such as its causes and effects, living with a single parent, spending holidays in two separate households, and adjusting to a stepparent. Ages 5 and under
Annotation:When the third-graders compete in the first annual winter games, Emma feels that she must win in order to prove to her father, who now lives in England with his new wife, that Emma is good at something. Ages 9-12
Annotation:Mia is getting used to her new family now that her mom is remarried and she’s gained a new stepbrother. She does worry about who should attend parent-teacher night and her failing grade in Spanish. Ages 8-12
Annotation:In this humorous story about blended families, just as the little bandits are getting used to traveling between the homes of their separated parents, they find that a princess and her royal children are now living at their father's house. Ages 5 and under
Annotation:After overcoming a number of obstacles, especially in the subject of geography, Olivia is on her way to Hollywood to appear on Jeopardy! and, she hopes, to reunite with her father who left the family two years ago. Ages 9-12
Annotation:Addison's parents are divorced and so he lives in one house with his mom and another with his dad, but one thing he knows above all else is that both his parents love him and always will. Ages 5 and under
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Designed to encourage understanding and acceptance, these books also offer opportunities for conversations with children. For ages 3-12.