Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Third Culture Kids books

Third Culture Kids is one of the best books written about expatriate children. It defines what a third culture kid (TCK) is and discusses some of the problems and feelings they experience as well as the results of all the moving around!

Club Expat: A Teenager's Guide to Moving Overseas is written by two expat brothers who wrote the book while attending Yale. This book is the culmination of experiences of students all around the world and of broad consultations with dozens of experts in the field of international relocation.Check out what both kids and adults have to say about this resource on the Amazon.com comments page.

Expat Teens ‘Talk’: is a book aimed to support Expat Teens with the real life challenges they are confronted by as a result of having an transient, International life. Expat Teens worldwide were invited to write their stories, experiences, challenges, fears and issues as a result of their lifestyle and in response would receive solutions, advice and support from responding groups of Expat Peers, Expat Parents and Expat Professionals. In a nutshell, it is a supportive ‘self help’ book for Expat Teens.

Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child: The only thing you can be sure you can move around the world is your child's ability to increase his or her interpersonal skills. In today's global world, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help our children to thrive. Emotional Resilience for the Expat Child provides a step-by-step guide that is designed to increase a child's emotional vocabulary and emotional intelligence. Doing this will enable your child to achieve his or her fullest potential. The bond between an adult and child is key to the psychological health of the child. For the expatriate child, this bond is more vital than ever. This workbook has been created for you to use together and will provide the perfect place to connect for you and your family.

Home Keeps Moving: This tale follows Heidi and her missionary family on their many moves through the eyes of a Third Culture Kid (TCK) and the unique phenomena of having four very different home countries to relate to. It tells the true story of being catapulted from continent to continent constantly: leaving friends and starting all over again, her unquenchable search for a home and sense of belonging in this world.

Raising Global Nomads: Parenting Abroad in an On-Demand World gets 5 stars all the way. This book specifically for parents relocating with children really hits the mark with readers.

The Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti: Expecting that home will be the way it was when you left? Are you instead shocked to discover that both you and home have changed? The Art of Coming Home offers the solid advice you need to reduce the stress of the transition experience.

GenXpat: The Young Professional's Guide to Making a Successful Life Abroad by Margaret Malewski
Are you a young, mobile professional looking to start a life abroad? Then GenXpat, The Young Professional's Guide to Making a Successful Life Abroad is the guide for you!

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