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Cultural parenting books

Journalist and mother Christine Gross-Loh introduces readers to

Journalist and mother Christine Gross-Loh introduces readers to parenting practices from around the world in "Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us" (Avery, $26), out in May. She talks about parenting in Finland, Germany, Japan, Italy and more. Photo Credit: Handout

Wondering how parents in other countries bring up their kids? These new parenting books fill you in. -Compiled by Beth Whitehouse

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In "Bebe Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting" (Penguin Press, $19.95), author Pamela Druckerman follows up her earlier book, "Bringing Up Bebe."

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"Tiger Babies Strike Back: How I Was Raised by a Tiger Mom but Could Not Be Turned to the Dark Side" by Kim Wong Keltner (William Morrow, $13.99) takes to task "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," a story of strict Asian parenting. In humorous essays, she writes about the pain of having been a "tiger baby." It comes out in May.

Journalist and mother Christine Gross-Loh introduces readers to
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Journalist and mother Christine Gross-Loh introduces readers to parenting practices from around the world in "Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us" (Avery, $26), out in May. She talks about parenting in Finland, Germany, Japan, Italy and more.

Writer Catherine Crawford is also fascinated with French
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Writer Catherine Crawford is also fascinated with French parenting, and she writes about trying to incorporate French methods into life with her Brooklyn family in "French Twist: An American Mom's Experiment in Parisian Parenting" (Ballantine Trade, $16), out this month.

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