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March 16th, 2010, 12:23 PM
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About being interracial and biracial. Would you buy any? Have you bought any?

Amazon.com: Raising Biracial Children (9780759109018): Tracey A. Laszloffy: Books

Amazon.com: Is That Your Child?: Mothers Talk about Rearing Biracial Children (9780739127636): Marion Kilson: Books

Amazon.com: The Skin You Live In (9780975958001): Michael Tyler, David Lee Csicsko: Books

Amazon.com: Black, White, Just Right! (9780807507858): Marguerite W. Davol, Irene Trivas: Books

Amazon.com: The Colors of Us (9780805071634): Karen Katz: Books

What do you think of books such as these? Do you think they would help a child understand?
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March 19th, 2010, 01:48 PM
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I have the last two. They are children's books, so they aren't going to be too deep. I like them,though, because they show a family similar to ours (i.e. white dad, black mom, and kid except I'm having a boy). Black White Just Right is just about the parents' differences and how the little girl gets a little of her parents' physical and personality traits, as well as interest. I enjoy it and will read it to my son.

ETA: I got the title of the last book mixed up with something else. I just have Black, White, Just Right.
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March 27th, 2010, 10:14 PM
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I do not have such books, but I think it would help a biracial child help better understand and feel comfortable with themselves.

I think I will look around and invest in books like this not that it has been brought to my attention.
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