Additional Link to Books by the Experts
Amos, Janine. Divorce, NYC, NY, Windmill Books, 2010 Ages 4-8/9
Adams, Eric j. and Kathleen Adams, L.C.S.W. On the Day His Daddy Left, Morton Grove, IL, Albert Whitman and Company, 2000. Ages 3-6
Baker, Amy J. I Don’t Want To Choose! A workbook for kids ages 9-14, but might be alterable for younger and older kids.
Brown, Laurene Krasny, and Marc Brown. Dinosaurs Divorce, Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1986. Ages 3-5
Bruce, Becca & Connor Maloney, 10 Tips to Surviving Your Parents Divorce. A coloring book by kids for kids. 2012? Ages 3-10 possibly older. http://wondertwinsunited.com
Buscemi, Karen. Split In Two: Keeping it Together When Your Parents Live Apart March 1, 2009, Pre-teen to Teenager. Possibly as young as 10.
Ford, Melanie, Annie & Steven. My Parents are Divorced Too: A Book For Kids By Kids, 2nd Edition, Washington, DC: Imagination Press, 2006. Ages 8-14
Gottlieb, Daniel, Ph.D, Listen To Me!!! Your Child and Your Divorce, Tel-Aviv, Israel, Contento De Semrik, 2012. Almost any age.
Gray, Kes. Mom and Dad Glue, Hauppge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. 2009. Ages 18 months-5.
Grunsell, Angela. Let’s Talk About Divorce, New York, NY: Aladdin Books Ltd. 1989. Ages 5-9
Higgins, Melissa. Weekends with Dad, What to Expect When Your Parents Divorce, North Mankato, MN, Picture Window Books, 2012. Ages 3-6, maybe a little older
Kruger Tietz, Peggy, Ph.D. Yell and Shout Cry and Pout: A Kid’s Guide to Feelings. Self-Published, 2012. Ages 2-?. Very good short book that quickly gets to the heart of feelings.
Levins, Sandra. Was It the Chocolate Pudding? A story for little kids about divorce. Washington, D.C.: Magination Press, 2005. Ages 2-6. Notes to Parents are also good.
McCloud, Carol. Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids – 2006, Ages young at least 13 but could possibly be used to age 18 or older. Additional info at bucketfillers101.com
Schmitz, Tamara. Standing on My Own Two Feet. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2008. Ages 1-4
Wise Brown, Margaret. The Runaway Bunny, Originally published: 1942
Author: Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrator: Clement Hurd. Ages 1-Adult
For Children of All Ages:
Coraline is a Halloween Movie about a girl being pulled between two worlds. Site that explains how Coraline helps to explain PAS. http://letlovebe.hubpages.com/hub/The-movie-Coraline-Based-on-Novel-of-Same-Name-Illustrates-How-Parental-Alienation-Occurs
Mrs. Doubtfire is the story of a father who will do anything to stay in his kids lives including dressing up as old woman so he can be a nanny to his kids behind his ex-wife’s back. Funny and uplifting movie.
Split by Ellen Bruno is a documentary on Divorce Through Kids’ Eyes. (Split helps parents to understand the emotional needs of their children during divorce – and helps kids understand they are not alone. www.splitfilm.org
Tangled is a 2010 American based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel". It is about a princess with magical long hair that is locked in a secluded tower. Against her mother's wishes, she leaves to find out about the real world. It is the story of a divorce and the toxic relationship between the enmeshed fake mother and daughter. The parental alienation is by the fake narcissistic mother from the real mother. The runaway thief is like a father trying to get Rapunzel to see beyond the fake mother's lies and alienation from everyone.
For Children Ages 9 and Up:
A.C.O.D. (Adult Children of Divorce) by Stu Zimmerman. New Movie. http://www.acodmovie.com
Welcome Back Pluto by Dr. Warshak is a DVD with 8 Chapters helping children navigate the difficult situations that arise with high conflict divorce. here to edit.