Further reading

Sunday, March 06, 2005

"Interracial Relationships," edited by Bryan J. Grapes (Greenhaven Press, 2000, $28.70) -- A collection of essays presenting arguments for and against interracial relationships.

"Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity and Adoption," by Randall Kennedy (Pantheon Books, 2003, $30) -- Written by a Harvard Law School professor, this book explores the historical and legal aspects of interracial relationships and adoptions.

"The Colors of Love: The Black Person's Guide to Interracial Relationships," by Kimberly Hohman (Lawrence Hill Books, 2002, $14.95) -- Facts and fallacies, a list of best places to live and how to plan an interracial marriage.

"Mixed Matches: How to Create Successful Interracial, Interethnic, and Interfaith Relationships," by Joel Crohn (Fawcett Columbine Books, 1995, $9.95) -- Helps couples build communication skills to overcome differences of race, ethnicity and faith.

"Dim Sum, Bagels, and Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families," by Myra Alperson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001, $14) -- Information about finding community and creating a multicultural home, with a list of magazines and resources for finding toys, cookbooks and adoption agencies.

"I'm Chocolate, You're Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World," by Marguerite A. Wright (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998, $22) -- Explores the role parents and schools play in raising multiracial children from preschool age through the high school years.

"What Are You? Voices of Mixed-Race Young People," by Pearl Fuyo Gaskins (Henry Holt & Co., 1999, $18.95) -- A collection of poems, essays and interviews of young people about their experiences growing up multi-racial in America.

"Half and Half: Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural," edited by Claudine Chiawei O'Hearn (Random House, 1998, $13) -- A collection of essays.

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