Reading List

Helpful Publications for Adults and Children

For Adults
7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
Beyond Conjugality – Recognizing and Supporting Close Personal Adult Relationships
Law Commission of Canada
Collaborative Family Law: Another Way to Resolve Family Disputes
Divorce Poison
Dr. Richard A. Warshak
Getting Your Share
Lois Brenner/ Robert Stein
How to avoid the divorce from hell
M. Sue Talia
Love & Betrayal: Broken Trust in Intimate Relationships
John Amodeo, Ph.D.
Surviving Your Divorce, an Everyday Guide for Canadians (most recent edition not available at library)
Michael Cochrane
For Adults – Parenting Specific
Because Life Goes On… Helping Children and Youth Live with Separation and Divorce
Natacha Joubert
The Complete Single Mother: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging Concerns
Andrea Engber and Leah Klungness
Custody Chaos, Personal Peace: Sharing Custody with an Ex Who is Driving You Crazy
Jeffrey P. Wittman, Ph.D.
Difficult Questions Kids Ask, and Are Afraid to Ask About Divorce
Meg F. Schneider and Joan Zuckerberg
“Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s?”: Parenting Together While Living Apart
Marc J. Ackerman
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
Helping Your Child Survive Divorce
Mary Ann Shaw
How to Parent with Your Ex: Working Together for Your Child’s Best Interest
Brette McWhorter Sember
Interventions for Children of Divorce (2nd ed.)
It’s No Big Deal Really: A Parent’s Guide to Making Divorce Easy for Children
Anne Cantelo
Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex
Julie A. Ross and Judy Corcoran
Keeping Kids Out of the Middle: Child-Centered Parenting in the Midst of Conflict, Separation, and Divorce
Benjamin D. Garber
Keys to Single Parenting
Carl E. Pickhardt
Living In A Step-family Without Getting Stepped On
Kevin Leman
Raising Sons Without Fathers: A Woman’s Guide to Parenting Strong, Successful Boys
Leif G. Terdal and Patricia Kennedy
Speaking of Divorce: How to Talk with Your Kids and Help Them Cope
Roberta Beyer and Kent Winchester
The Co-Parenting Survival Guide
Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles and the Bitter Realities of Family Court
Harvey Brownstone
For Children
At Daddy’s on Saturdays (ages 5-8)
Linda Walvoord Girdard
Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families
Laurence Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids (ages 10-12)
Zoe and Evan Stern
I Don’t Want to Talk About It
Jeanine Franz Ransom (ages 4-8)
It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear: A Read-Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce (ages 3-7)
Vicky Lansky
Mom and Dad Break Up (ages 4-8)
Joan Singleton Prestine
Surviving Your Parents’ Divorce
Michael Cochrane
What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids
Winchester and Beyer