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The Art of Crossing Cultures by Craig Storti, published by Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, ME, USA, 1990.

So You’re Going Overseas, A Handbook for Personal and Professional Success by J. Stewart Black and Hal B. Gregersen, published by Global Business Publishers, 1998.

The Moving Experience, A Practical Guide to Psychological Survival by Gail Meltzer and Elaine Grandjean, published by Multilingual Matters, Clevedon, England and Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1989.

Survival Kit for Overseas Living (For Americans Planning to Live and Work Abroad) fourth edition by L. Robert Kohls, published by Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, ME, USA, 2001.

The Expert Expatriate, Your Guide to Successful Relocation Abroad by Melissa Brayer Hess and Patricia Linderman, published by Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, ME, USA, 2002.

A Broad Abroad: The Expat Wife's Guide to Successful Living Abroad, by Robin Pascoe, published by Expatriate Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2009.

Families on the Move, by Marion Knell, published by Monarch Books, London, UK, 2001.


The Art of Coming Home by Craig Storti, published by Intercultural Press, Boston, MA, USA, 2003.

Homeward Bound by Robin Pascoe, published by Expatriate Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2000.

Burn-Up or Splash Down, Surviving the Culture Shock of Re-entry, by Marion Knell, published by Authentic Publishing, Tyrone, GA, 2006.

International Students, TCKs and Parents:

Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada, by Charles Lipson, published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2008

NAFSA’s International Student Handbook, The Essential Guide to University Study in the USA published by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, USA, 2001.

Letting Go: A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, HaperCollins Publishers, 2003.

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, by Mary Pipher, The Berkley Publishing Group, 1994.

Manage Your Student Finances Now!: Easy Ways to Balance Your Budget at University and College, by Keith Houghton, Random House, U.K., 2003.

Meeting College Costs: What You Need to Know Before Your Child and Money Leave Home, by the College Board, 2008.

What to Expect When Your Child Leaves for College: A Complete Guide for Parents Only, by Mary Spohn, Atlantic Publishing, 2008.

Sending Your Child to College: The Prepared Parents Operational Manual, by Marie Carr, Katharine Carr and Elizabeth Carr, Dicmar Publishing, 2009.

Third Culture Kids, Parents, Educators:

Third Culture Kids, the Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds by David C. Pollock and Ruth E. Van Reken, revised edition published by Nicholas Brealey, Boston, MA, 2009.

Raising Global Nomads by Robin Pascoe, published by Expatriate Press, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

Expat Teens Talk by Dr. Lisa Pittman and Diana Smit, published by Summertime Publishing, Great Britain, 2012.

Home Keeps Moving, by Heidi Sand-Hart, McDougal Publishing, 2010.

Third Culture Kids, Parents, Counselors:

The Worlds Within, Anthology. Edited by Eva Laslo-Herbert and Jo Parfitt, Summertime Publishing, UK, 2014.

Belonging Everywhere and Nowhere: Insights into Counseling the Globally Mobile, Lois Bushong, Mango Tree Intercultural Services, 2013.


Useful Websites


Interaction International - www.interactionintl.org - Teenage and adult third culture kids, missionaries and families.

TCK World - www.TCKworld.com- Military, corporate and families, adult and teenage third culture kids.

TCKid.com - www.tckid.com - a non-profit community of over 21,000 members dedicated to help third culture kids connect and find a sense of belonging.

My TCKid - www.MyTCKid.com- An internet community for and about TCKs. Has chats, pod casts, forums, webinars and much more.

TCK Academy - www.TCKacadmey.com- training programs and teleclasses featuring TCK experts.

College with Confidence - www.collegewithconfidence.com - a U.S.-based comprehensive psychotherapy service that supports parents and young adults through the college experience.

Military Brats - www.militarybrats.com - specific to children of military personnel.

Misionary Kids - www.missionary-kids.blogspot.com - specific to children of missionaries.

MK Planet - www.mkplanet.com - specific to children of missionaries.

Mukappa - www.mukappa.org - specific to children of missionaries.

Foreign Service Youth Foundation - fsyf.org - information for children of U.S. State Department employees.

TS College Tours - www.tscollegetours.com - offer tours of colleges in Northeast USA, California and Canada to international students along with evening seminars at no additional cost.

Money Matters: A guide to teaching finances to children - www.businesscreditcards.com/bootstrapper/money-matters-a-guide-to-teaching-finances-to-children/



Just Landed - www.justlanded.com - country information for expatriates or those considering expatriating.

Interchange Insitute - www.interchangeinstitute.org - a not for profit research organization whose mission is to promote dialogue and facilitate understanding between people who move to a new country and their new communities. Offers the Training of Trainers' program Crossing Cultures with competence - www.interchangeinstitute.org/html/ccc.htm.

Transition Dynamics -www.transition-dynamics.com - a consultancy serving the international expatriate and repatriate community.

RNG International Educational Consultants - www.rebeccagrappo.com - work with TCKs and other international students on all aspects of educational planning, including college counseling.

International Therapist Directory - www.internationaltherapistdirectory.com - find a therapist who understands the expat experience and can work with TCKs.



Among Worlds Magazine by Interaction International - addresses adult TCK (ATCK) issues.

Interact Magazine by Interaction International - magazine for TCKs, their parents.

International Family Magazine - www.internationalfamilymag.com - where family members worldwide can share their stories.


Third Culture Person Reacculturation Rubric - tool for charting reacculturation progress. Can be ordered directly through Dr. Rachel Timmons at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DVD on TCKs' search for identity - "Neither Here Nor There" by film director/producer/editor, Emma Ryan Yamazaki - www.neitherherenorthere-thefilm.com

DVD on the "Hidden Immigrant" experience - "The Road Home" by film director and producer, Rahul Gandotra - www.roadhomefilm.com

Culture Buff Games - a fun and engaging way to learn about culture. Historical and contemporary cultural cartoons with detailed explanations. www.culturebuffgames.com