Grace Lin author event for kids. Grace Lin teaches kids about writing and illustrating her books including her latest, Starry River of the Sky in a book club for kids event.
Grace Lin’s newest chapter book, Starry River of the Sky, is the companion book to Newbery Honor winning Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. I actually think this book is her best work to date.
I chose these books because there was something special about each of them that helps me to connect to my Chinese roots and I hope that you enjoy them to, even if your ancestry isn’t Asian.
The Korean-America authors have a unique stories to tell. Their collective memories of the old country are still fresh, as is their immigrant experience. Enjoy these 10 Korean American children’s books with your children.
It was strange to me that many important Japanese American stories were not told by Japanese Americans. I tried, therefore, to focus my Top 10: Japanese American Children’s Books list on lesser known authors telling important stories. I hope this list will inspire more authors in this genre!