Books for Preteens & Adolescents

The Boys And Girls Book About Divorce, by R. Gardner. Normalizing information and advice from a child psychiatrist for children going through divorce.

Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary. A sixth grader deals with going to a new school, his parent's divorce and his desire to be a writer.

Divorce Can Happen To The Nicest People, by Peter Mayle

The Divorce Express, by Paula Danziger. Phoebe's life changes when her parents divorce and she spends time with her father far away from her home and boyfriend.

Don't Fall Apart on Saturdays!: The Children's Divorce Survival Book, by Adolph Moser

Help! A Girl's Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies, by Nancy Holyoke

How Tia Lola Came to Stay, by Julia Alvaraz. Multicultural book that takes the reader along a boy's new life after his parents divorce.

How To Get It Together When Your Parents Divorce, by Arlene Richards and Irene Willis

It's Not The End Of The World, by Judy Blume. Karen plans to get her father and mother back together so they can realize that divorce was a mistake.

The Kid's Guide To Divorce, by Brogan, Marden & Fawcett

My Parents Are Divorced, Too, by Bonnie Robson

My Parents Still Love Me Even Though They Are Getting Divorced, by Dr. Lois Nightingale

Pickles and Peanuts, by Martha Ivery. Peanuts turns to her new friend Pickles to deal with her feelings of abandonment, loss and being different from everyone else.

When Divorce Hits Home, by Thea Joselow and Beth Joselow. Written by a daughter and mother about one teenager's experience with divorce and how she dealt with it.