ERIC Number: ED143901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Separation and Divorce: Annotated Bibliography of Selected Literature for Children and Teens. Also, Recommended Reading for Parents.
Parents Without Partners, Inc., Washington, DC.
Recent books portraying children who are experiencing family changes due to divorce and adjusting to stepparents have become more plentiful. Reading about how others have handled similar situations can be helpful for your children, giving them perspective, awareness of some of their feelings, fears, or mistaken ideas, and suggesting ways to solve problems. Many children's books are helpful for parents, too--not just to read but also to use as a starting point in discussions. Honest communication about what is happening seems to help children learn coping skills and become more able to contribute to the effective functioning of the family--albeit a single parent family. The following bibliography was prepared by the PWP Information Center and a representative of the Committee on Liaison with National Organizations Serving the Child of the American Library Association. Books for younger children are listed first. Following are books showing the approximate school grade, although children may vary in reading comprehension level. Last, nonfiction books for children, young adults and parents have been included. (Author)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Parents Without Partners, Inc., Washington, DC.