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Chapter 6: Suggested Resources


Suggested Resources

CPS for Teens by Patricia Elwell, Prufrock Press.
This book features activities that broaden teen students' understanding of the problem solving process and how to apply it to real world issues.

Third Culture Kids by David Pollock and Ruth Ban Rosen.
This is a well written and powerful book about children growing up outside of their own culture. The insights are sound and research based; the advice is practical and has far reaching potential. Rich with personal stories, this book offers a richness of understanding. Included in the book is a chapter on transitions.

Strangers at Home: Essays on the Effects of Living Overseas and Coming "home" to a Strange Land by Carolyn D. Smith (Editor).
This book is a rich source of advice for people who pursue internationally mobile lifestyles. It offers stories and vignettes descriptive of issues and benefits of living overseas.

Traveling Childhood: Readings for Internationally Mobile Parents and Children by Karen McCluskey (Editor). Through case studies this book tries to present the emotions, difficulties and the joys of parenting internationally. A passionate and emotional experience as parents, children and educators share their insights.

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