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Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families

Title

Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families

Illustrator

Marc Brown; Laurene Krasny Brown

Publisher

Atlantic Monthly Press

Publication Year

1986

ISBN

9780316112482

Pages

32 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Text and illustrations of dinosaur characters introduce aspects of divorce such as its causes and effects, living with a single parent, spending holidays in two separate households, and adjusting to a stepparent.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD710L

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; Single parent; Step parent; Divorce; separated parents; separate homes; two homes; co-parenting; single mother; single father; step mother; step father; divorced parents

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

Dinosaurs

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, 2002 California Department of Education
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 H.W. Wilson
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 H.W. Wilson
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1989
Nominee Kentucky

Keywords

blame; fighting; emotions; love; hard times; understanding

Diversity Impact

direct

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