Books for Adults

Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles and the Bitter Realities of Family Court
by Justice Harvey Brownstone
(ECW Press, 2009)

Between Love and Hate: A Guide to Civilized Divorce by Lois Gold
(Plenum Press, 1992)

Your Divorce Advisor: A Lawyer and a
Psychologist Guide You Through the Legal and Emotional Landscape

by Diana Mercer and Marsha Kline Pruett
(Simon & Schuster, 2001)

Smart Divorce: Proven Strategies and Valuable Advice from 100 Top Divorce Lawyers, Financial Advisors, Counselors and Other Experts
by Deborah Moskovitch
(Independent Publishers, 2007)

Using Divorce Mediation: Save Your Money
and Your Sanity

by Katherine Stoner
(NOLO, 2006)

Divorce Without Court: A Guide to Mediation and Collaborative Practise
by Katherine Stoner
(NOLO, 2006)

Getting Apart Together: The Couple’s Guide to a Fair Divorce or Separation
by Martin Kranitz
(Impact Publishers, 2000)

Canadian Family Law, 9th Edition
by Malcolm Kronby
(John Wiley & Sons, 2006)

Surviving Your Divorce: A Guide to
Canadian Family Law

by Michael Cochrance
(John Wiley & Sons, 2006)

Divorce and Money: How to Make the Best
Financial Decisions During Divorce

by Violet Woodhouse
(NOLO, 2000)


Books for Parents

What About the Kids: Raising Your Children Before,
During and After Divorce
by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
(Hyperion, 2004)

Parenting After Divorce: A Guide to Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children’s Needs
by Philip Stahl
(Impact Publishers, 2000)

How to Talk to Your Children About Divorce
by Allison Quattrocchi
(Family Mediation Centre Publishing, 2006)

Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making
Two Homes for Your Child
by Isolina Ricci
(Fireside, 1997)

The Truth About Children and Divorce: Dealing With
the Emotions so You and Your Child Can Thrive
by Robert Emery
(Penguin Group, 2006)

Through the Eyes of Children: Healing
Stories of Children of Divorce
Janet Johnston (editor)
(The Free Press, 1997)

Tots Are Not Divorceable: A Workbook for
Divorced Parents and Their Children
by Sara Bonkalowski
(ACTA Publications, 1999)

Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective
Ways to Help Children Adjust
by Rex Forehand and Nicholas Long
(McGraw-Hill, 2002)

Putting Children First: A Guide for
Parents Breaking Up
by Christina Bartha and Hanna McDonough
(University of Toronto Press, 1999)

Parenting Through Crisis: Helping Kids
in Times of Loss, Grief and Change
by Barbara Coloroso
(Harper Resource, 2000)

Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce
the Sandcastles Way
by Gary Neuman
(Random House, 1999)

The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together
When Your Marriage Comes Apart
by Constance Ahrons
(Harper Perennial, 1995)

How to Avoid the Divorce from Hell and
Dance Together at Your Daughter’s Wedding
by Sue Talia
(Nexus, 2004)


Books for Teenagers


How it Feels When Parents Divorce
by Jill Kremetz
(Knopf, 1988)

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens
by Cynthia MacGregor
(Impact Publishers, 2004)

Taking Good Care of Yourself:
For Teens Going Through Separation and Divorce
by Risa Garon
(Children of Separation and Divorce Centre, 1994)

The Divorce Workbook for Teens: Activities
to Help You Move Beyond the Break Up
by Lisa Schab
(Instant Help Books, 2008)

When Divorce Hits Home: Keeping Yourself
Together When Your Family Comes Apart
by Beth Joselow
(AuthorHouse, 2000)

Books for Children


For 4 – 6 year olds:

My Family is Changing:
A First Look at Family Breakup

by Pat Thomas
(Barron’s Educational Series, 1999)

Two Homes by Claire Masurel
(Candlewick, 2003)

Dinosaur’s Divorce
by Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
(Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986)

Was it the Chocolate Pudding?
A Story for Little Kids

by Sandra Levins and Pyron Langdo
(American Psychological Association, 2005)

Mom and Dad Break Up
by Joan Singleton Prestine
(Fearon Teacher Aids, 1996)

It’s Not Your Fault
by Koko Bear, Vicki Lansky
(Book Peddlers, 1998)

Let’s Talk About It: Divorce
by Fred Rogers
(G.P. Putman Sons, 1996)

When My Parents Forgot
How to be Friends

by Jennifer Moore-Mallimos
(Barron’s Educational Series, 2005)

I Don’t Want to Talk About It
by Jeanie Franz Ransom
(Magination Press, 2000)

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce
by Cornelia Spelman
(Albert Whitman, 1998)


For 7 – 9 year olds:


Priscilla Twice
by Judith Caseley
(Greenwillow Books, 1995)

My Life Turned Upside Down,
But I Turned it Rightside Up

by Hennie Share
(Child Works Child Play, 1994)

When Mom and Dad Separate
by Marge Hiegaard
(Woodland Press, 1991)

Megan’s Two Houses
by Erica Jong
(Dove Kids, 1996)

Dear Mr. Henshaw
by Beverly Cleary
(Avon, 1994)

Divorced But Still My Parents: A Helping Book
About Divorce for Children and Parents

by Shirley Thomas and Dorothy Rankin
(Atlasbooks, 1997)

Mom’s House, Dad’s House for Kids:
How to Feel at Home

by Isolina Ricci
(Fireside Books, 2006)

The Case of the Scary Divorce
by Carl Pickhardt
(Magination Press, 1997)

The Divorce Helpbook for Kids
by Cynthia MacGregor
(Impact Publishers, 2001)

The Suitcase Kid
by Jacqueline Wilson
(Corgi, 2001)

When Mom and Dad Separate
by Marge Eaton Heegaard
(Woodland Press, 1990)


For 10 – 13 year olds:

My Parents Are Divorced Too:
A Book for Kids by Kids

by Melanie, Annie and Steven Ford
(Magination Press Division, 1997)

Pickles and Peanuts
by Martha Ivery
(Press Tige, 1996)

It’s Not the End of the World
by Judy Blume
(Bradbury Press, 1972)

Billie’s World
by Kim Grossman Finkel
(My Journey Books, 2005)

Will Dad Ever Move Back Home?
by Paula Z. Hogen
(Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1995)

The Kids’ Book of Divorce:
By, For and About Kids

by Fayerweather School
(Vintage Books, 1982)

The Divorce Helpbook for Teens
by Cynthia MacGregor
(Impact Publishers, 2004)

The Bright Side: Surviving Your Parents’ Divorce
by Max Sindell
(HCI, 2007)

Don’t Fall Apart on Saturdays!
The Children’s Divorce-Survival Book

by Adolph Moser and David Melton
(Landmark Editions, 2000)

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