Recommended Reading

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The majoriity of these books are available to borrow from the Family Court Commissioner library. Inquire at the desk if you are interested in borrowing a book.

For Parents:

Ahrons, Constance. (1994). The Good Divorce: Keeping Your Family Together When Your Marriage Comes Apart. Quill.

Berry, Diane. (2004). Child Friendly Divorce: A Divorce(d) Therapist’s Guide to Helping Your Children Thrive. Blue Waters Publications.

Beyer, R. & Winchester, K. (2001). Speaking of Divorce: How to Talk with Your Kids and Help Them Cope. Free Spirit Publishers.

Blackstone-Ford, Jann. (1999). The Custody Solutions Sourcebook. Lowell House, Extension Press.

Blackstone-Ford, J. & Jupe, S. (2004). Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation. Chicago Review Press.

Corcoran, J. & Ross, J. (1996). Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex. St. Martin’s Press.

Everett, C. & Everett, S. (1994). Healthy Divorce. Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Hannibal, Mary Ellen. (2002). Good Parenting Through Your Divorce. Marlowe & Company.

Hardwick, Charlotte. (2002). Dear Judge: Kid’s Letters to the Judge. Pale Horse Publishing.

Hart, Archibald. (1996). Helping Children Survive Divorce: What to Expect; How to Help. W. Publishing Group.

Krantzler, Mel & Pat. (1998). The New Creative Divorce. Adams Media Corporation.

Lewis, J. & Sammons, W. (1999). Don’t Divorce Your Children. Contemporary Books.

Long, N. & Forehand, R. (2002). Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust. Contemporary Books.

McDonough, H. & Bartha, C. (1999). Putting Children First: A Guide for Parents Breaking Up. University of Toronto Press.

Neuman, M. Gary. (1998). Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way. Random House.

Ricci, Isolina. (1980, 1997). Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child. Fireside.

Schneider, M. & Zuckerberg, J. (1996). Difficult Questions Kids Ask [and are too afraid to ask] About Divorce. Fireside.

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

Teyber, Edward. (2001). Helping Children Cope with Divorce. Jossey-Bass.

Thompson, R. & Amato, P. (1999). The Postdivorce Family: Children, Parenting & Society. Sage Publications.

Wallerstein, J. & Blakeslee, S. (2003). What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce. Hyperion.

Warshak, Richard. (2001). Divorce Poison. HarperCollins Publishers.

Ziegahn, Suzen. (2001). 7 Steps to Bonding with Your Stepchild. St. Martin’s Press.

For Children:

Beyer, R. & Winchester, K. (2001). What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? Free Spirit Publishers.

Blackstone-Ford, Jan. (1997). My Parent’s Are Divorced Too: A Book for Kids by Kids. Magination Press.

Brown, L. & Brown, M. (1986). The Dinosaur’s Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families. Little, Brown and Company.

Cleary, Beverly. (1983). Dear Mr. Henshaw. Harper Trophy.

Coleman, William. (1983). What Children Need to Know When Parents Get Divorced. Bethany House Publishers.

Kimball, Gayle. (1994). How to Survive Your Parents’ Divorce Kids’ Advice to Kids. Equality Press.

Krementz, Jill. (1984). How it Feels When Parents Divorce. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

Lansky, Vicki. (1998). It’s Not Your Fault KoKo Bear. Book Peddlers.

Moser, Adolph. (2000). Don’t Fall Apart on Saturdays: The Children’s Divorce Survival Book. Landmark Editions, Inc.