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Round Is A Mooncake (Roseanne Thong; ill. Grace Lin)

It’s hard to find books with Asian main characters. It’s even harder to find books with Asian main characters that aren’t drawn as, um, slanty-eyed. (I’m looking at you,  440 more words

Picture Books

Starry River of the Sky

Starry River of the Sky

by: Grace Lin

   The moon is missing from the night sky, howls and shrieks echo throughout the night; only one boy, Rendi, seems to notice. 219 more words


Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin

First things first, the cover is AMAZING. After you read the book, you will understand why there is a tiger, rabbit, a rooster, and a toad in the sky of the front and back cover of the book. 104 more words

Book Review

Grace Lin, Tree Climbing, a Formal, and a Food Swap

We started this fantastic weekend off with a bang. Our local library invited the fantastic Grace Lin to visit for the weekend. This was the first book signing my kids have attended. 676 more words

The Family Room

"Bringing in the Sheeeeeps"

It’s Lunar New Year!  Feb.19th 2015 begins the Year of the–“horned animal” is what the Chinese character translates to in English, which could be either Sheep, Ram, or Goat.   203 more words

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin: Review

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book is gorgeous, no doubt about that. The full-color illustrations may not be the best or most artistic but I’ve got to give some credit to the author for rendering simple but picturesque embellishments. 582 more words


Meet The Author

In today’s SCMP, and slightly longer version below:  http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1692319/how-authors-can-make-books-come-alive-hong-kong-readers

Standing in the packed HKIS library, visiting poet Naomi Shihab Nye closes her eyes, takes a breath and begins. 706 more words