Summertime Publishing is pleased to announce the French edition of My Moving Booklet by Valérie Besanceney. “Comme chaque voyage, un déménagement génère de l’excitation et de la peur. Déménager sans carte émotionnelle est cependant terrifiant. Où vais-je ? Qu’est-ce que je ressens ? Qu’est-ce qui se passe ? Suis-je normal(e) ? Avec une écriture efficace, Valérie Besanceney balaie ces… Read More Mon livret de déménagement
Well done to Summertime Publishing author, Valérie Besanceney, for receiving an honorary mention for her book, B at Home, Emma Moves Again in the 2016 Purple Dragonfly Awards for children’s books. See press release.
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
This time of year means Back-To-School for most kids, but for internationally mobile children it often means Start-A-New-School. A transition to a new school, country, language, and culture can be overwhelming, and children need time to adjust. Teachers and administrators can contribute to a smooth transition in many meaningful ways. The ten points outlined below… Read More Top 10 Ways to Help New Students Transition at Your International School
Moving is a challenge at any age. My Moving Booklet—a combined roadmap, field guide, conversation starter, and keepsake—has the potential to transform children’s experiences of moving from turbulent upheavals to manageable transitions. Read Move…
My Moving Booklet is a wonderful step-by-step activity book (65 pages) for children who are relocating with their parents. By completing the booklet, a child gains a better understand of their feelings and has some practical tools to aid them in the relocation process. This is a valuable tool to help parents better assist their… Read More My Moving Booklet – A Wonderful Activity Book for Children
B at Home would be an excellent book for a parent and child to read together to help process an international move. Reading about Emma’s experience going through a similar transition will likely provide words for a TCK to begin processing a moving experience, opening up a conversation with parents. At the same time, it will… Read More B at Home: A Wonderful Book for TCKs