Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families
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Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families

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An informed, comprehensive guide to raising a multicultural family.

How many times do you celebrate the New Year at home? Just once? If your family is Jewish, Chinese, and a few other things besides, you might celebrate twice or even three times a year! As the rate of cross-cultural adoption grows in the United States, new traditions are emerging. These are part of a new mu...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 20th 2001 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Sara S
A good introduction to building multi-cultural families through adoption, but lots of it is just common sense. Also, some of the reflections could have benefited from a more nuanced perspective. It seems to assume that 'multi-cultural' will be understood through the lens of a white reader.
Any easy read about the importance of keeping an interntionaly adopted childs original culture in the home. It clearly explains the importance of why and gives easy to follow advice.
I loved this book. It is an easy read and full of good ideas for incorporating mutliple cultures into family life.
This book had some good info, but it was pretty dry and I got bored and didn't finish it.
Tom Panning
A good book on transracial adoption.
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