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Books About Divorce and Separation for Ages 8-10

Going through a divorce or separation? Share these stories with your kids to help them understand your family’s changes.
 
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Coming Apart
Series: Main Street, Book #9
by Ann M. Martin , Ann Martin Bowler , Lee Ann Martin

When Nikki's father left her family, she thought all the trouble would be over. But now he's coming back one last time, and Nikki isn't sure what's going to happen. Luckily, she has good friends like Flora, Ruby, and Olivia to stand behind her.

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Paperbacks : $6.99

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Save the Cupcake!
Series: Confectionately Yours, Book #1
by Lisa Papademetriou

"Confession: My life is soooo not sprinkles and sunshine..."

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I, Amber Brown
Series: Amber Brown, Book #8
by Paula Danziger Illustrated by Tony Ross

Nine-year-old Amber Brown is faced with some real struggles. Her parents are divorced, and it's the holidays and everything feels different. Her mom's fiancé wants to celebrate Hanukkah in her house and her father's move back to New Jersey has created a custody conflict.

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Stranded in Boringsville
by Catherine Bateson
The next thing Maggie unpacked was our fridge poetry kit...It was just a plastic box containing a lot of magnetic words. You stuck these to the fridge and turned them into poetry. It was neat. You don't always have the word you want, though-like our kit has no'love' in it.
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How I Saved My Father's Life: And Ruined Everything Else
by Ann Hood

An acclaimed author of adult novels and short stories delivers her first novel for young readers, with this story of a 12-year-old girl's quest for faith and understanding in the face of her parents' divorce and a move to a new town. Everything changes when the family visits Italy during the summer.

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Sisters
by Raina Telgemeier Illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
The companion to Raina Telgemeier's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir, SMILE.

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Hardcover Graphic Novels : $17.49

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Paperback Graphic Novels : $7.69

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