Author Archive: Tanya Crossman

Summertime author, Tanya Crossman, talks to Displaced Nation

“Misunderstood is different because I act as an advocate and a “voice” for young TCKs. I’m trying to express how they really feel about the experience of growing up in a third culture. They have a different experience of the world to their parents. Recognizing this is essential for giving them the support they need. […]

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Tanya Crossman talks parallel lives

Tanya Crossman, author of Misunderstood, discusses the culture gap between #TCKs and their parents. “Something I’ve heard a lot of expat parents say is that their whole family is ‘in it together’ or that they are ‘called’ together. The basic assumption is that all members of the family go abroad and live overseas together – […]

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Misunderstood: Well-written and sympathetic

Misunderstood reviewed by Rachel Cason, PhD “Misunderstood is well-written, and sympathetically expresses the #TCK experiences in all its myriad expressions. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in equipping themselves to understand and care for TCKs.” The Review | About the Book

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Summertime author, Tanya Crossman talks to DrieCulturen

Interview with Tanya Crossman, author of Misunderstood, the impact of growing up overseas in the 21st century. When and where did you first hear of the term “Third Culture Kid” (TCK)? How did you hear of it and in which way did it help you? When I first started working with TCKs I didn’t know […]

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Misundertstood, a must have #TCK book

“Misunderstood, indeed! This book is a ‘must have’ for anyone who is interested in or works within Third Culture Life. The information and real-life experiences shared reflect the reality of what it is to be a ‘global citizen’ and the importance of having a framework to support TCKs/Expat Youth. I plan to use this book as a resource, and […]

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Misunderstood, Summertime Publishing’s latest #TCK title

Summertime Publishing proudly announce their latest #TCK title, Misunderstood: The impact of growing up overseas in the 21st century by Tanya Crossman. Over 200 million people currently live abroad; more than 50 million are temporary residents, intending to return to their country of origin. Misunderstood explores the impact international life can have on the children […]

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