Twelve-year-old Mitch and his mother are spending the summer with his grandparents at Bird Lake after his parents separate. Ten-year-old Spencer and his family have returned to the lake where Spencer's little brother drowned long ago, and as the boys become friends and spend time together, each of them begins to heal.
After a plane crashes, 13 year old Brian spends 54 days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. YA Fic Pau
Amber Brown, meet Kelly Green! Kelly might be a new friend in fourth grade, which is great, but Amber is still sad. Her parents are divorced, and she has to decide whether to spend Thanksgiving with her mom or her dad.
A boy has chosen to live with his grandparents rather than his mother while she gets help for her addictions. He loves his grandparents, but he worries that the other kids will make fun of him when it's time for Parents' Day at school
Miguel is mortified when Tia Lola comes to the small town where even he doesn’t fit in. Convinced Tia Lola will only make him seem like more of an outsider, he tells his friends she’s a ghost and pretends she doesn’t exist.
Divorce touches so many families in the Central Rappahannock Region. But there is help! There are many resources available to assist people contemplating or confronting the sad reality of divorce. Here are a few suggestions: