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Getting to know you

Earlier this year, I joined a book club. It might surprise you that I’ve never belonged to one. This group is devoted to children’s & YA literature. 200 more words


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Young Minli was gifted with a lively spirit that flashed brightly in her drab little village. In planting season she rose before dawn, working beside her parents to place each seedling carefully in the mud. 319 more words


This week's book talks 5/22-25

We began our Ancient China unit so, I pushed books with some connection to that topic.

I started the week with Grace Lin and ended with Faith Erin Hicks. 597 more words

Review: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin.
Little Brown and Co, Hachette Book Group, New York, 2009.  My edition 2011.
Middle grade fantasy, 279 pages plus Author’s Note and Reader’s Guide. 627 more words

Book Review

Grace Lin Annotated Bibliography

Picture Books

The Big Buck Adventure

Published in 2000 by Charlesbridge Publishing, this title was written by Shelley Gill and Deborah Tobola and illustrated by Lin. 1,477 more words

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It's Monday & I'm on vacation!

Vacation, vacation, vacation, vacation! Also: vacation.

I am not at Jay Pritchett levels of luxury or anything, but I did wind up taking super long naps every day since Wednesday. 477 more words

Young Adult Lit

Grace Lin

Background, Experiences, and Cultural Perspective

Grace Lin is a Taiwanese-American author and illustrator who grew up in upstate New York. She wanted to be an illustrator from a very young age, going to far as to enter a publishing contest in elementary school (Reading Rockets 2014). 1,256 more words

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