Divorced But Still My Parents: A Helping Book
About Divorce for Children and Parents

Shirley Thomas, Ph.D., Dorothy Rankin
Holliday Thompson (Illustrator)


  • For children ages 6-12, grades one through seven.
  • Chapters addressing the five stages of mourning--denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance--are interspersed with interactive activities.
  • Included is a four part Story of Kristen, a charming kitten who goes through the process of divorce with her parents, showing children how to cope. 
  • The design of Divorced But Still My Parents draws children into the pages, creating faster learning about the concept of divorce and recovery. A clear and enlightening section of questions and answers frequently asked by children is included. Colorful illustrations are sprinkled throughout the chapters.
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