Recommended Reading

For Parents and Children to Read Together

MY MOM AND DAD ARE GETTING DIVORCED by Florence Bienenfeld, EMC Corp., 1980.

KIDS ARE NON-DIVORCEABLE: A WORKBOOK FOR DIVORCED PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN AGES 6 - 11, by Sara Bonkowski, ACTA Publications, 1987.

TEENS ARE NON-DIVORCEABLE: A WORKBOOK FOR DIVORCED PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN AGES 12 - 18, by Sara Bonkowski, ACTA Publications, 1990.

DINOSAURS DIVORCE: A GUIDE FOR CHANGING FAMILIES, by Laurene Brown and Marc Brown, Little, Brown and Company, 1986.

THE BOYS AND GIRLS BOOK ABOUT DIVORCE, by Richard A. Gardner, Bantam Books, 1970.

DINOSAURS DIVORCE, by Lawrence Krasny-Brown and Marc Brown, The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986.

KIDS BOOK OF DIVORCE, by Rofes, Lewis Publications

MR. ROGERS TALKS WITH FAMILIES ABOUT DIVORCE, by Fred Rogers, Berkeley Books, 1987.

MOM AND DAD DON'T LIVE TOGETHER ANYMORE, by Katy Stinson, Annick Press Ltd., 1984.

Reading About Children of Divorce

CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE, by Carly Garrity and Mitchell Baris, Jossey-Bass, 1994.

HELPING YOUR CHILDREN WITH DIVORCE, by Edward Teyber, Pocket Books, 1985.

SURVIVING THE BREAKUP, by Judith Wallerstein and Joan Kelly, Basic Books, 1980.

Custody Agreements and Shared Parenting

JOINT CUSTODY AND SHARED PARENTING, by Jay Folberg, Guilford Press, 1991.

CHILD CUSTODY: BUILDING AGREEMENTS THAT WORK, by Mimi Lyster, Nolo Press, 1995.

MOM'S HOUSE, DAD'S HOUSE, by Isolina Ricci, Macmillian, 1980.

THE DISPOSABLE PARENT: THE CASE FOR JOINT CUSTODY, by Roman & Haddad, Holt, Reinhart, Winston, 1978.

WEEKEND FATHERS, by Gerald A. and Myrna Silver, Stratford Press, 1980.

SHARING PARENTHOOD AFTER DIVORCE, by Ciji Ware, Viking, 1982.

Mediation and Negotiation

GETTING TO YES: NEGOTIATING AGREEMENTS WITHOUT GIVING IN, by Roger ans Ury Fisher, William, Penguin Books, 1981.

Step Families

WHAT KIND OF FAMILY IS THIS? A BOOK ABOUT STEPFAMILIES, by Barbara Seuling, A Golden Book, 1985.

General Reading

THE GOOD DIVORCE: KEEPING YOUR FAMILY TOGETHER WHEN YOUR MARRIAGE COMES APART, Harper Perennial Publishers, 1992.

PARENT'S BOOK ABOUT DIVORCE, by Richard A. Gardner, Doubleday & Co., 1977.

BETWEEN PARENT AND TEENAGER, by Haim G. Ginott, Macmillian, 1969.

MOM'S AND DAD'S BOOK ABOUT DIVORCE, by Isolina Ricci, Macmillian.

CRAZY TIME: SURVIVING DIVORCE AND BUILDING A NEW LIFE, by Abigail Trafford, Harper Perennial Publishers, 1992.

QUESTIONS FROM DAD: A VERY COOL WAY TO COMMUNICATE WITH KIDS, by Dwight Twilley, Charles Tuttle, 1994.

HOW TO WIN AS A STEP-FAMILY, by Emily Visher & John Visher, Bunner Mazel, Inc., 1991.

SECOND CHANCES: MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN A DECADE AFTER DIVORCE - WHO WINS, WHO LOSES, AND WHY, by Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee, Tickner and Fields, 1989.