Title: D (divorce) WORD, THE
This book by Julia Cook hits the target well for children going through the trials of their parent's divorce. Otis used to have the "perfect" family. That all changed when his parents' told him that they were getting a D...D....D..The "D" Word - he can't even say it! At first Otis blames himself. With the help of his Gram, Otis discovers the reasons why people get divorced. He also learns about the three C's of Divorce: I didn't CAUSE it, I can't CONTROL it, so I'm going to have to learn to COPE with it. This book offers both children and adults the tools and insights that are needed to effectively deal with the difficult challenges that a family goes through when parents get divorced. 30 pages.
Media ID: 33695
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult