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Duhig, Holly

Summary: Through accessible and relatable text, readers are exposed to what it's like to live with a single parent. Topics such as single parenting, separation, and divorce must be handled with care, and this volume addresses these issues with sensitivity and compassion. Readers expand their knowledge of social issues and are made aware of how to handle possible changes in a family dynamic. Full-color...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.89 DUH

Kinsella, Sophie

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: It's been over two years since Effie's beloved parents got divorced, destroying the image of the happy, loving childhood she thought she had. Since then, she's become estranged from her father and embarked on a feud with his hot (and much younger) girlfriend, Krista. And now, more earth-shattering news: Greenoaks, the rambling Victorian country house Effie called home her whole life, has been...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Long, Nicholas James

Contents: Planning the divorce and telling your child -- Looking after your own well-being during and following divorce -- Issues between you and your ex-spouse during and following divorce --Visitation issues -- Divorced parenting: general guidelines -- Importance of other relationships -- Seeking professional help -- Moving toward the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2002

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Emery, Robert E.

Summary: "A paradigm-shifting model of parenting children in two homes from an internationally recognized expert. A researcher, therapist, and mediator, Robert Emery, Ph. D., details a new approach to sharing custody with children in two homes. Huge numbers of children are affected by separation, divorce, cohabitation breakups, and childbearing outside of marriage. These children have two homes. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2016

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

Hughes, Sloane

Summary: "About 50 percent of the marriages in the United States end in divorce. Just because parents split up, however, doesn't mean the family is broken. No matter the reason for the divorce, children's lives will be different. This book empathetically presents children with new ways of thinking about life during and after their parents' divorce, help in vocalizing and working through their feelings...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.89 HUG

Stahl, Philip Michael.

Contents: Introduction -- Conflict, communication, co-parenting, and competition : how your battles with your ex affect your children -- It's time for a truce : parenting plans promote peace -- Your child is not a percentage : how to share your child -- Your child's childhood : developmental needs through the years -- Talking to your children -- Children aren't property : it's your child's life --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Impact Publishers 2007

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Harrington, Claudia

Summary: Lenny follows Skye for a school project and learns about her life with two homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Ackerman, Marc J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 ACK

Neuman, M. Gary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 1998

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.89 Neuman 1998

Pickhardt, Carl E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 PIC

Summary: Sue works in a library; her son Daniel eats chips and listens to Metallica. When his father and stepmother cancel his summer plans to visit them in Florida at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies, and pursue their passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Wallerstein, Judith S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2004

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Maddox, Jake

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Summary: Eighth-grader Somali American Nimo Mohamed is the youngest runner on the varsity cross-country team, but she is determined to keep up with the older girls, so she has set herself a grueling training schedule; too grueling because her body is exhausted, her grades at school are slipping, and her father, who is still very much in her life despite the divorce, is starting the pressure her to quit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Summary: A 40-year-old father of two still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves from Paris to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him, so he decides to move there as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Summary: A young girl wants to reunite her divorced parents during the holidays. Determined to carry out her plan, she seeks out the Santa Claus at Macy's to tell him what she truly hopes for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1991

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ALL

Summary: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizons Home Video 2000

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY CRY

Summary: An updated version of the 1961 Disney classic about separated identical twins. Hallie and Annie meet accidentally at camp and decide to reunite their divorced parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PAR RATED PG

Blundell, Judy

Summary: "The ultimate summer read--featuring indelible characters, crackling wit, and sophisticated storytelling--about one season when everything in a woman's life goes wrong On Memorial Day weekend in a seaside town on Long Island, Ruthie, her still-adored ex-husband, Mike, and the couple's sullen fifteen-year-old daughter, Jem, are packing up the last bits of their household in preparation for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

Candlish, Louise

Summary: "From an internationally acclaimed author, a disturbing and addictive novel of domestic suspense where secrets kept hidden from spouses cause shocking surprises that hit home... There's nothing unusual about a new family moving in at 91 Trinity Avenue. Except it's her house. And she didn't sell it. When Fiona Lawson comes home to find strangers moving into her house, she's sure there's been a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Lansky, Vicki.

Summary: A parents' guide to helping youngsters cope with divorce offers advice on such issues as breaking the news, custody, and other matters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Book Peddlers 1996

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Sharp, Tori

Summary: "Tori makes up stories all of the time, so she has never lived in just one world. Those stories might just save her when her world seems to crumble"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Fischer, Nancy Richardson

Summary: An exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique. Danger "Danny" Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else's needs. She's certain that her mom's bitterness and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ink Yard Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FIS

Helmreich, Joseph

Summary: From the Publisher: Screenwriter Helmreich and Psychologist Marcus, the latter a longtime court insider who has witnessed untold trauma as an evaluator in custody disputes, present us with a book that is shocking, tragic and ultimately enlightening. The authors present in-depth understanding of the havoc that child custody disputes can wreak not only on the couple but, more importantly, on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Praeger 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.88 HEL

Moore, Julianne

Summary: Six-year-old Maisie is caught in the middle of a vicious custody battle between her parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Media Services Inc 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

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