The D Word (Divorce) (Paperback)

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The D Word (Divorce) (Paperback)

By Julia Cook, Phillip W. Rodgers (Illustrator)


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Otis used to have the "perfect" family. That all changed when his parents told him that they were getting a D...D...D... The "D" Word he can't even say it At first Otis blames himself. With the help of his Gram, Otis discovers the reasons why people get divorced.

He also learns about the Three C's of Divorce:

  • I didn't CAUSE it
  • I can't CONTROL it, so
  • I'm going to have to learn to COPE with it

This book offers both children and adults the tools and insights that are needed to effectively deal with the difficult challenges that a family goes through when parents get divorced.

Julia Cook, M.S. is a national award-winning children's author, counselor, and parenting expert. She has presented in thousands of schools nationally and internationally, regularly speaks at education and counseling conferences, and has published children's books on a wide range of character and social development topics. The goal behind Cook's work is to actively involve young people in fun, memorable stories and teach them to become lifelong problem solvers. Inspiration for her books comes from working with children and carefully listening to counselors, parents, and teachers, in order to stay on top of needs in the classroom and at home. Cook has the innate ability to enter the worldview of a child through storybooks, giving children both the "what to say" and the "how to say it."
Product Details ISBN: 9781931636766
ISBN-10: 1931636761
Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues
Publication Date: June 15th, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English