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"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

Fantasy

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

Parenting

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Author:  Grace Lin

Minli lives in a poor, monotonous village at the base of Fruitless Mountain, where nothing beautiful grows and the villagers spend their days tediously planting rice. 452 more words

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

I didn’t mean to pick this book up, in fact I was looking for other middle grade novels entirely, but I’m glad I found Where the Mountain Meets the Moon… 259 more words

Middle Grade