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There are so many different threads on here that mention books and movies that feature or deal with children of a single parent.  In hopes of creating one comprehensive list, please list any additions you can think of and I will add them to this post.  If you have read and feel passionate (both positive or negative) about any of the books/movies even those already mentioned please chime in with your thoughts!



Picture Books


A Chair for my Mother by Vera Williams

Matthew and the Midnight Turkeys (and sequels) by Allan Morgan

Do I have a Daddy? by Jeanne Warren Lindsay

Boundless Grace by (and sequels) Mary Hoffman

Love is a Family by Roma Downey
All Families Are Special by Norma Simon
Who's in a Family by Robert Skutch
The Family Book by Todd Parr
All Families Are Different by Sol Gordon
It's OK to be Different by Todd Parr
All Kinds of Families by Mary Ann Hoberman
Families by Susan Kuklin

Dinosaurs Divorce by Marc Brown

It Not Your Fault, Koko Bear by Vicki L. Lansky

Two Homes by Claire Masurel 

When Mama Comes Home Tonight by Eileen Spinelli


Books for Older Children & Chapter Books


The Endless Steppe by Esther Rudomin Hautzig

Just as Long as We're Together by Judy Blume

The Twilight Series by Stephanie Meyer

Cabin Creek Mystery books by Kristiana Gregory




The Game Plan

Parent Trap

Finding Nemo

Beauty and the Beast

Little Mermaid




post #2 of 5

yay!  thank you for doing this.  i will add some if i think of any more . . .


i loved "the parent trap" as a kid (and still kind of do - both versions).  i had no fantasies of my parents reuniting and i just thought it was a funny movie.  however, i think it's probably really bad for kids who are struggling to accept their parents' divorce.

post #3 of 5

Thank you for starting this thread.  I'm going to have to write down some of the titles to see if I can find them at the bookstore. love.gif

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Any titles we should add???

post #5 of 5

Not in the fiction catagory, but this book is great.  Just quick and simple activities than don't even have to be sequential.


The Divorce Workbook for Children: Help for Kids to Overcome Difficult Family Changes and Grow up Happy [Paperback]

Lisa Schab LCSW (Author)


Thanks for the great list!

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