Grandmother and I – 16 picture books about grandparents

We often forget of the great sacrifice that grandparents too have to make when their children and grandchildren leave to move overseas or if you are a grandparent living overseas. My mom will never forget that moment, years ago, as they prepared to return overseas. As we reached their front door, Laura, her granddaughter, then … Continue reading Grandmother and I – 16 picture books about grandparents

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Katherine Paterson – part 7 of my series on Third Culture Kids children’s authors

Katherine Paterson - Part 7 in the series on third culture kid children’s authors Today, I’m continuing my series on third culture kid children’s authors. If you have not read my previous posts in this series, here are the TCK authors I’ve blogged about so far - you can scroll back through my older posts … Continue reading Katherine Paterson – part 7 of my series on Third Culture Kids children’s authors

Adoption books for third culture kids

I have received many inquiries from families living overseas asking for children’s book recommendations on the theme of adoption. Since we do not have adopted children, I asked for advice from several families I know who have, as well as researched and read stacks of adoption books on my own. I am thankful to Cindy … Continue reading Adoption books for third culture kids

You’ve Got Mail! 10 picture books about letters and mail

I realize handwritten letters is not as popular anymore and have largely been replaced by electronic mail but I still think a handwritten letter, or drawings is a very personal and warm way to communicate love and thoughts. When I was eight years old, my classmates and I attended a month long ski camp in … Continue reading You’ve Got Mail! 10 picture books about letters and mail

Bloomability- a book review

Bloomability by Sharon Creech Sharon Creech (born July 29, 1945) is an American writer of children’s books. Sharon has written over 20 books for children and young adults. She is the first writer to win both the American Newbery Award (for Walk Two Moons) and the British *Carnegie Medal (Ruby Holler). *note: The Carnegie Medal … Continue reading Bloomability- a book review

Alice Dalgliesh – Part 6 of the Third Culture Kid Children’s Authors

Alice Dalgliesh - Part 6 in my series on Third Culture Kids children’s book authors To continue (or get back to - I should say) my series on Third Culture Kid children’s authors, I would like to introduce you to Alice Dalgliesh (October 7, 1893 – June 11, 1979). If you use Sonlight Curriculum, you … Continue reading Alice Dalgliesh – Part 6 of the Third Culture Kid Children’s Authors

Anne Sibley O’Brien – Part 5 on Third Culture Kids Children’s authors

Anne Sibley O'Brien - Part 5 of series on third culture kid children's book authors Wow, I can't believe how long it's been since I last posted a blog entry!!! These last few months have been a whirlwind of book orders going out around the world. In 2016, Kids Books Without Borders has sent out … Continue reading Anne Sibley O’Brien – Part 5 on Third Culture Kids Children’s authors

Sally Lloyd-Jones – Part 4 of my series on third culture children’s authors

Sally Lloyd-Jones - Part IV in my series on Third Culture Kid Children's authors I'm so excited to introduce you to yet another third culture kid children's author: Sally Lloyd-Jones. Sally is a New York Times bestselling children’s book writer. Her books include How To Be A Baby… By Me, the Big Sister’, Gold Book … Continue reading Sally Lloyd-Jones – Part 4 of my series on third culture children’s authors

Jean Little – Part 3 in my series on third Culture kids Children’s authors

Jean Little - Part 3 of the series on Third Culture Kids authors After reading about Jean Little's childhood and early adulthood, in her autobiography, Little by Little, as well as reading a selection of her children's books, I have become very fond of Jean. If you asked me today, what author I would love … Continue reading Jean Little – Part 3 in my series on third Culture kids Children’s authors