Going Through a Family Breakup

Stories from Survivors

From the Series It Happened to Me

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 9
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Going through a family breakup happens—but how does it feel when it happens to you?

Going through a family breakup is a devastating, life-changing experience that happens to thousands of young people every year. Discover what it is like when your family is split apart through the heartfelt stories of survivors. Learn how it “happened to them,” read their journeys to a new family life, and find out more about why families break up and restructure afterward in this open, sensitive, and informative exploration.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Cheriton Children's Books
Imprint Cheriton Children's Books
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF019080, JNF019020, JNF053230
Dewey 306.89
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.125
Lexile 1040
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Websites, and eSource

Author: Sarah Eason

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It Happened to Me

Sometimes, painful experiences happen. It Happened to Me explores painful life crises that affect many young people through poignant diary entries from composite teens who have experienced these situations, supported by informational text. Every year, more and more young View available downloads →


School Library Journal

“[S]upplemented with statistics from organizations and experts . . . this series provides important information for research and for creating empathy.”—School Library Journal