Author interviews, Books, TCK Resources

Q&A with Summertime author, Tanya Crossman

Q: Tell us about your book, Misunderstood. What is it about? Could you describe it in just a few sentences? A: Misunderstood  is about growing up between places and cultures and how this affects young people. More importantly, Misunderstood articulates how these young people feel about their lives and experiences (in their own words) and… Read More Q&A with Summertime author, Tanya Crossman

Author interviews

Dounia Bertuccelli in conversation with Summertime author, Ruth Van Reken

FIGT had very humble beginnings in the Midwest USA. While trying to adjust to life in suburban Indiana after living overseas, Ruth realized that not enough help was being given to relocated families. Although relocation packages included nice benefits and practical information, they lacked support in other areas. “Topics such as transition, TCKs or spousal… Read More Dounia Bertuccelli in conversation with Summertime author, Ruth Van Reken

Author interviews

Anne O’Connell talks to Jack Scott, author of Turkey Street

Anne O’Connell talks to Jack Scott about his book, Turkey Street and his top writing tips in her Writing…Just Because series. Where do you get your inspiration when writing? I’ve always been a greedy social observer and unrepentant eavesdropper. A move to a foreign field provided the chance to witness the expat species in the… Read More Anne O’Connell talks to Jack Scott, author of Turkey Street

Author interviews

Q&A with Simone Torres Costa, Author of Deconstructing Brazil

Jane Dean, Editor-in-Chief at Summetime Publishing and Springtime Books, talks to Simone Torres Costa about her latest book,  Deconstructing Brazil, Beyond Carnival, Soccer and Girls and Small Binkinis Q: Tell us about your book. What is it about? Could you describe it in just a few sentences? A: The book questions the superficial idea of Brazil… Read More Q&A with Simone Torres Costa, Author of Deconstructing Brazil

Author interviews, Book reviews

Q&A with Dr. Doug Ota and Book Review of Safe Passage

Safe Passage is an excellent resource for international families and schools to help with positive transitions. Ruth Van Reken, author of Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds, comments: “As one who has lived this globally transient lifestyle since the moment of my birth, and worked with countless others… I cannot recommend this book highly… Read More Q&A with Dr. Doug Ota and Book Review of Safe Passage