Suggested Readings

Reading for Parents

“Raising Resilient Children”, Brooks, Robert, PhD and Goldstein, Sam, PhD, 2001
“The 7 Worst Things Parents Do”, Friel, John C., PhD and Friel, Linda D., M.A., 2001
“The Biggest Job We’ll Ever Have”, Gauld, Laura and Malcolm, 2002
“Raising Cain :Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys”, Kindlon, Dan, Phd and Thompson, Michael, PhD, 2000
“A Mind At A time”, Levine, Mel, M.D., 2002
“1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12”, Phelan, Thomas W., Phd, 2010
“The Good Enough Child: How To Have an Imperfect Child and be Perfectly Satisfied”, Sachs, Brad, E., Phd, 2001


Divorce: Reading for Children

“Dinosaur’s Divorce” – Brown, Lawrence and  Brown, Marc, 1986
“My Mother’s House, My Father’s House” –  Christiansen, C.B., 1989
“Always, Always” – Dragonwagon, C., 1984
“When Emily Woke Up Angry” –  Duncan, R., 1989
“My Life Turned Upside Down, But I Turned It Rightside Up” – Field, Mary Blizer and Shore, Henny
“The Boys’ and Girls’ Book About Divorce” – Gardner, Dr. Richard, 1977
“Two Homes To Live In” –  Hazen,  Barbara Shook, 1978
“When Mom and Dad Separate: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief From Divorce”, Heegard, Marge, 1991
“My Parents Are Divorced Too, A Book for Kids by Kids” –  Kimball, Gayle, Ph.D, 2007
“It’s Not Your Fault Koko Bear, A Read Together Book for Parents and Young Children During Divorce”,  Lansky, Vicky, 1998
“Was It The Chocolate Pudding?” – Levins, Sandra, 2005
“When Mom and Dad Divorced” –  Messner,  Julian,1986
“When My Parents Forgot To Be Friends” – Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer, 2005
“Divorce Happens To The Nicest Kids” –  Prokup, Michael, S., 1996
“Let’s Talk About Divorce” – Rogers, Fred,  1996
“My Mom & Dad Don’t Live Together Anymore: A Drawing Book” – Rubin, Judith Aron, PhD
“On Divorce, An Open Family Book for Parents and Kids Together” – Stein, S.B.,  1979
” When Your Parents Split Up….How To Keep Yourself Together” – Swan-Jackson, Alys,  1998
“My Family’s Changing: A First Look at Family Break-Up” – Thomas, Pat, 1998
“Divorced But Still My Parents” – Thomas, Shirley, PhD and Rankin Dorothy
“Blue Sky, Butterfly” –  Van Lewen, J.,1996


DIVORCE : Recommended Reading for Parents

“Child Friendly Divorce” – Berry, Diane, 2012
“Cooperative Parenting and Divorce: Parent’s Guide”, Boyen, Susan Blyth and Termini, Ann Marie/Strong, 2000
“Getting to Yes- Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In”, Fisher, Roger and Ury, William,  1981
“How To Single Parent” – Dodson, Dr.  Fitzhugh,, 1989
“7 Steps To A good Divorce” – Fishman, Nancy, PhD, 2010
“Growing Up Divorced” – Franke, Linda Bird, 1997
“Divorce Book for Parents” –  Lansky, Vicki, 1996
“The Best Parent is Both Parents” –  Levy, David, 1998
“The Divorced Child: Strengthening Your Family Through the First Three Years of Separation”, Nowinski, Joseph, PhD, 2010
“Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastle Way” –  Neuman, Gary, 1999
“Putting Children First” – Pedro-Caroll, JoAnne, PhD, 2010
“Mom’s House, Dad’s House” –  Ricci, Isolina, 1997
“What About The Kids: Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce” – Wallerstein, Judith, Blakeslee, Sandra, 2003
“The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs and Happier Kids – Without Going to Court”, Webb, Stuart G., and Ousky, Ronald, D., 2006