Books For Children

It’s Not Your Fault Koko Bear. Vicky Lansky
For parents to read to their 4-6 year old children about separation and divorce.

Mom’s House Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two.  Isolina Ricci
For kids 10 or older to read alone or with their parents about separation, divorce and forming a step-family. Provides practical tips and resiliency tools for kids.

Mom and Dad Don’t Live Together Anymore.  Kathy Stinson
For parents to read to kids in grades K-2nd. A girl whose parents are separated and who lives with her mother and visits her father in an apartment explains that they both love her very much.

Jennifer Has Two Daddies.  Priscilla Galloway
For 7-10 year olds. Jennifer lives with her mother and step-father one week and with her father the other week. When her father goes away for 3 weeks she has to deal with the challenge of change.

At Daddy’s On Saturday.  Linda Girard
For 5-10 year olds. Although she feels angry, sad and worried after her parents’ divorce, Katie learns that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though she does not live with him.

All About Divorce.  Mary Blitzer Field
For 8-10 year olds.

Two Homes.  Claire Masurel
For preschoolers. The gently reassuring text focuses on what is gained rather than what is lost when parents divorce, and the illustrations are sensitive.