Books

Book Recommendations:

Books for adults with Multicultural themes
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman
  • The Color of Water, by James McBride
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi
  • Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan
  • Carmelo, by Sandra Cisneros
Books for Children with Multicultural themes

I have found the following website to be helpful in locating books for children with themes related to their unique family structures with issues of multiracial identity, cultural diversity and adoption.

http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/diversity/multiracial/multi_race_picbooks.html

Divorce Books for Children

Preschool – age 7
Vicki Lansky, No es tu Culpa, Koko Oso* (Bookpeddlers, 1997).
Age 8-12
Cynthia MacGregor, El Divorcio Explicado a los Niños (Ediciones Obelisco, 2004).

Divorce Books for Adults

For parents about divorce and co-parenting:
Nicholas Long, Rex Forehand, Los Hijos y El Divorcio (Profesional, 2002).
R. Beyer, K. Winchester, Como Explicar el Divorcio a los Niños: Un Manual Para Adultos (Ediciones Oniro, 2003).
Dora Davison, Separación y Divorcio: Un Faro en el Camino (Editorial Universidad, 2006).

Books on emotional issues during divorce:
Jim Smoke, Como Crecer por el Divorcio: Growing Through Divorce (Editorial Portavoz, 1995).

Books about stepfamilies:
Beatriz Goldberg, Tuyos, Mios, Nuestros. Como Rearmary Distrutar La Familia Despues Del Divorcio (Lumen, 2004).

Books about or by adult children of divorce:

Jose Canton Duarte, Maria Del Rosario Cortes Arboleda, Maria Dolores Justicia Diaz, Conflictos Entre Los Padres, Divorcio y Desarrollo de los Hijos (Piramide Ediciones SA, 2007).

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