For Better, For Worse

A Guide to Surviving Divorce for Preteens and Their Families

By Bode, Janet & Mack, Stanley

Publishers Summary:
Uses first-person accounts from young people to describe the effects of divorce and remarriage and how to handle them. Includes a section for adults discussing how to minimize both the short- and long-term impact of divorce.

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ISBN
978-0-68981-945-2
Publisher
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2001.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2001

Gr 4-8 In this refreshingly honest book, seven preteens discuss their experiences with divorce-stepparents, custody arrangements, remarriage, money woes, and more. One uses a comic-strip format; many others comment briefly or share their advice, poetry, and art. Their stories reflect agony, confusion, and the occasional flash of humor. Even the brief comments prove heartrending: "We moved from a house to an apartment," says 12-year-old Alice. "Through the walls I can hear my mom and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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