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Chapter 1 Learning About the Divorce When Something Is Wrong Why won't my parents explain what is happening? I hate it when they fight! What can I do about my parents' arguments? When Parents Divorce What does divorce mean anyway? I feel like the only kid alive whose parents are divorced. Is it just me? My parents had trouble even telling me that they were getting divorced. Is this normal? Maybe in a year or so my parents will get back together. Does that ever happen? Is there anything I can do to stop this divorce from happening? When It's Time to Feel Better Why do I feel like the divorce was my fault? Divorce really stinks! What can I do to feel better about all this? Help! My parents aren't listening. Who else can I talk to? I am tired of talking! Are there other ways to deal with my parents' divorce? Chapter 2 Adjusting to Your Parents' Divorce When Families Change Why do I have to move to a different house? I feel like I am caught in the middle. Do I have to choose between parents? Can things get worse after my parents divorce? Holidays feel so weird. Why can't we all be together? When Parents Aren't Around It's not fair. Why doesn't my mom spend more time with me? I miss my dad. What can I do? Sometimes I don't feel like visiting my mom. What can I do? Chapter 3 Dating, Remarriage, and New Families When Parents Date Oh no! My mom is dating. What if I hate her new boyfriend? My dad wants to get married. Now what? When Parents Get Married Again I'm afraid I won't like my new siblings. Is that okay? What if I don't like my stepmom or stepdad? I'm different from my new family in some ways. How can I feel okay about it? What if people say hurtful things about me or my family? What do I call my new parents? My mom's having a baby! Will a new baby spoil everything? I have new grandparents now! How is this all going to work? I want to feel like a family. What can I do to help everyone get along better? What else can I do to help this family work? Okay, family discussions. How do we do that? Is This It?
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Children of divorced parents -- Juvenile literature.
Divorce -- Juvenile literature.
Remarriage -- Juvenile literature.
Stepfamilies -- Juvenile literature.