What happens next? Information for kids about separation and divorce
Appendix 2: More Information
Information for Kids
Here is a list of some good books that you might be able to find in your school or local library. They might also be available from your local bookstore:
- Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families. Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1986.
- Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe's and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids. Zoe, Evan and Ellen Sue Stern. Berkeley CA: Tricycle Press, 1997.
- Family Changes: A Workbook for Families During Divorce and Separation. Kelly Carter. KidzFirst Productions. 2004. Available on the Web at http://www.kidzfirstproductions.com/, or by calling KidzFirst Productions at (902) 393-4909.
- Help! A Girl's Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies. American Girl Library. Middleton, Wisconsin: Pleasant Company, 1999.
- Surviving Your Parents' Divorce: A Guide for Young Canadians. (Second Edition.) Michael G. Cochrane. Scarborough, ON: Prentice Hall, 1999.
Here are some websites that you can look at if you have access to a computer and the Internet:
- A Kids' Guide to Separation and Divorce British Columbia Ministry of Attorney General
- A Kid's Guide to Divorce Nemours Foundation
- Department of Justice Canada's family violence site for youth
- Family life: Separation, divorce, custody/coping Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868)
- It's Not Your Fault NCH
- Where Do I Stand: A Child's Guide to Separation and Divorce Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General
- Your parents' separation Educaloi
Information for Parents
Children coping with divorce, Pierre Janin, Mourning-la-Barre (France), Éditions de la Lagune, 2006.
- The Family Violence Initiative (FVI) National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
- Because Life Goes On… Helping Children and Youth Live With Separation and Divorce, A Guide for Parents Public Health Agency of Canada
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