Book reviews

My Moving Booklet – An Essential Tool for Expat Children

Third grade teacher at an international school, adult TCK and parent to her own TCKs, Valerie Besanceney truly understands the stress children experience subsequent to one or both parents agreeing to a job relocation in a new country. Her first book “B at Home: Emma Moves Again” is a child-friendly guide that identifies the issues… Read More My Moving Booklet – An Essential Tool for Expat Children

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Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-Between: Well-written, Informative and Funny

For anyone about to depart on a life of adventure – aka, their first expat posting – this book is an essential read! Definitely not a guide book, but rather one TCK’s collection of personal anecdotes about his experiences as a child growing up in different countries and how these experiences have shaped his adult… Read More Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-Between: Well-written, Informative and Funny

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Retire to the Life You Love: For the Next Chapter in Your Life

While there is a plethora of books available to help job seekers identify and secure satisfying employment opportunities, available information on how to plan for your retirement years remains scarce. The assumption that after working for 45 years, retirees are eagerly anticipating a couple of decades of staying home taking life easy, playing golf, reading… Read More Retire to the Life You Love: For the Next Chapter in Your Life

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A Mandatory Read

Even as a parent of children who have been in the international school system in different countries, Safe Passage is an intense book, yet it should be a mandatory read for all staff of international schools. Helping to ease children through the transitional phase, central in expat lifestyles, is crucial in ensuring these children are… Read More A Mandatory Read