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Divorce

Nonfiction books on Divorce are in J and Y 306.89.

Picture Books (JE)

Ballard Gracie    (Gracie describes life in her two homes, one with her mother and one with her father.)
Coffelt Fred Stays with Me!    (A young girl describes how she lives sometimes with her mother and sometimes with her father, but her dog is her constant companion.)
Smet I Have Two Homes    (Young Nina recounts her feelings about her parents divorce and describes what it is like to live in two households. )
Stanton Monday, Wednesday, and Every Other Weekend    (Although Henry enjoys the time he spends at his mother's apartment and his father's house, his dog Pomegranate gets confused about which place is home.)
Walsh Living with Mom and Living with Dad    (A little girl describes what her life is like now that her parents no longer live together.)

Children’s Fiction (J)

Corriveau How I, Nicky Flynn, Finally Get a Life (and a Dog): A Novel    (Moving to Boston after his parents' divorce, Nicky struggles to cope with the changes in his life.)
Gephart Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen: A Novel    (Olivia is on her way to Hollywood where she hopes to reunite with her father who left the family two years ago.)
Grimes Words with Wings    (Gabby's daydreaming during her parents arguments and subsequent divorce gets her into trouble at school.)
Henkes Bird Lake Moon    (Mitch and his mother spend the summer at Bird Lake with his grandparents after his parents divorce.)
Moss Max's Logbook    (Max's logbook reveals the world of his imagination and his feelings about his parents' divorce.)
Rupp Sarah Simpson's Rules for Living    (Sarah records lists and events in her journal beginning one year after her father moves and divorces her mother.)
Urban Weekends with Max and His Dad    (Max pursues neighborhood adventures with his dad as they both adjust to recent changes in their family.)
Warner Excellent Emma    (Emma feels she must win in the third grade winter games competition to prove to her father who lives in England with his new wife, that she is good at something.)
Warner Sister Split    (When her parents separate, Ivy must cope with their divorce and the impact it has on her relationship with her older sister.)
Yee So Totally Emily Ebers    (Emily writes a series of letters to her absent father. )
Zimmer 42 Miles    (JoEllen decides to bring together her 2 separate lives.)

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Buzbee Bridge of Time    (Best friends Lee Jones and Joan Lee learn that their parents are both getting divorced.)
Cooney Family Reunion    (Shelley comes to turns with her parents' divorce at a family reunion.)
Doherty Holly Starcross    (When Holly meets her father for the first time in eight years, the experience changes the way she thinks.)
Koss Stranger in Dadland    (John develops a new understanding of his divorced father during an eventful summer visit to California. )
Ly Home Is East    (A Cambodian American girl and her old-fashioned father begin a new life in San Diego )
Smith The Way a Door Closes    (Collection of poems from an African American teen reveal the hurt, healing and accepting the fact that his father has left the family.)
Snyder Bigger than a Breadbox    (Devastated when her parents separate, Rebecca must move with her mother from Baltimore to Gran's house in Atlanta where she discovers a breadbox than can grant any wish that fits inside.)
Vivian A Little Friendly Advice    (Ruby's divorced father shows up unexpectedly on her sixteenth birthday and confusion results. )
Wilson Candyfloss    (Floss must decide if she wants to move to Australia with her mother and her new husband and baby.)
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Last Updated 12/16