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Higginbotham, Anastasia

Summary: ""How can you not love a children's author who sees so clearly from her reader's point of view?"-Julie Bowen, actress, Modern Family"This book provides, through honest language and evocative imagery, a uniquely realistic view of how children experience divorce. While neither softening or white-washing this difficult topic, Higginbotham offers an ultimately comforting message to parents and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.8 HIG

Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen)

Summary: Winnie's last day of fourth grade ended with a pretty life-changing surprise. That was the day Winnie's parents got divorced, the day they decided that Winnie would live three days a week with each of them and spend Wednesdays by herself in a treehouse smack between their houses, to divide her time perfectly evenly between them. It was the day Winnie's seed of frustration with her parents was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRA

Woodhouse, Violet

Summary: All the information you need to split assets, easily and fairly. Major financial decisions are often overwhelming, but they can feel downright impossible when you re in the midst of a divorce. Turn to Divorce & Money, the acclaimed guide that translates complex financial concepts into plain language. Learn to divide assets during your divorce and avoid making financial mistakes that could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.01 WOO

Fuller, Alexandra

Summary: Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, Alexandra Fuller turns to her African past for clues to living a life fully and without fear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Shenkman, Martin M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 SHE

Danziger, Paula

Summary: Because her divorced parents share joint custody of her, nine-year-old Amber suffers from lack of self-esteem and feels that she is a piece of jointly-owned property.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAN

Knox, Grace Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 1987

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3746 K

Paris, Wendy

Summary: "Engaging and groundbreaking, Splitopia challenges outdated, negative assumptions about divorce with sharp wit, searing honesty, rigorous research, and intimate interviews, and offers guidance for healthier, happier splits. When Wendy Paris announced that she and her husband were separating, friends forecast a tsunami of devastation--for both of them and their child. But as Paris would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 PAR

Recca, Sophia

Summary: The fourteen-year-old author tells the story of her parents' divorce and how she demanded that both parents remain in her life, no matter what.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 306.89 REC

Thomas, Katherine Woodward

Summary: "Thomas forges a new path for those in the midst of a breakup or divorce. Her five-step plan promises a new way to end a failing relationship that isn't bitter and needlessly painful, but is instead characterized by goodwill, generosity, and respect. With its precepts, couples learn how to do minimal damage to themselves, each other, and their children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2015

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Colasanti, Susane.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Marisa, who has an anxiety disorder, decides that this is the year she will get what she wants--a boyfriend and a social life--but things do not turn out exactly the way she expects them to.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COL

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

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Summary: Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, never feels whole, especially as racial tensions affect her school, her parents both become engaged, and she and her stepbrother are stopped by police.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen)

Summary: Winnie's last day of fourth grade ended with a pretty life-changing surprise. That was the day Winnie's parents got divorced, the day they decided that Winnie would live three days a week with each of them and spend Wednesdays by herself in a treehouse smack between their houses, to divide her time perfectly evenly between them. It was the day Winnie's seed of frustration with her parents was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2017

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Summary: A series of presentations addressing various aspects of divorce, offering practical advice in the areas of: legal matters; helping children through divorce; financial and real estate matters; emotional aspects. Recorded live at "D"aisy (Divorce) Camp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 DIV

Margulies, Sam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 MAR

Rowland, Joanna.

Summary: Children whose parents no longer live together discover that although much has changed, and time spent with Mom is different than time spent with Dad, love is there no matter what.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rowland 2014

Urban, Linda.

Summary: Third-grader Max pursues neighborhood adventures with his dad as they both adjust to recent changes in their family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED URB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URB

Ockler, Sarah.

Summary: Hudson Avery gave up a promising competitive ice skating career after her parents divorced when she was fourteen years old and now spends her time baking cupcakes and helping out in her mother's upstate New York diner, but when she gets a chance at a scholarship and starts coaching the boys' hockey team, she realizes that she is not through with ice skating after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC OCK

Sherman, Charles Edward

Summary: Provides advice on a successful divorce, covering such topics as money management, parenting arrangements, tax issues, negotiating an agreement, and choosing a lawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 SHE

Melton, Glennon Doyle

Summary: Traces the author's journey of self-discovery after the dissolution of her marriage, revealing how she found healing by rejecting gender standards and refusing to settle for a "good-enough" life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

2 available in Adult, Call number: 306.89 Melton 2016
Call number: 921 Melton 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MELTON MEL

Blume, Judy.

Summary: When her parents divorce, a sixth grader struggles to understand that sometimes people are unable to live together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BLU

Wasser, Laura A.

Contents: Welcome to divorce in the twenty-first century -- How do you know? -- Getting started on ending it -- "We need to talk..." -- Separating -- Breaking up without completely losing it -- Lawyering up -- Custody -- Spousal support -- Child support -- Dividing up assets and liabilities -- Discovering discovery -- Resolution-and settlement -- Court-the last resort -- Wrapping it up -- This really is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7301 WAS

Leach, Penelope

Summary: "Using the latest scientific research in child development, Penelope Leach covers the various effects of divorce on children in five stages of life (infants, toddlers/preschoolers, primary school children, teenagers, college students/young adults), many of whom are far more deeply affected than previously thought. She explains recent studies which overturn many common assumptions, and which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 LEA

Roberts, Jillian

Summary: Describes what happens when parents choose to separate and divorce, and addresses children's concerns about the changes that happen in their family structure as a result of this situation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.8 ROB