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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Veera Hiranandani, Author of the Phoebe G. Green series

The next author in my Asian American Children’s Author blog series is Veera Hiranandani, author of the middle grade novel, The Whole Story of Half a Girl. She has two books coming out today (!) in her brand new Phoebe … Continue reading

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Quick Recap #2: Asian American Children’s Author Blog Series

The summer is almost over, it’s time for another recap post! Here’s who I’ve had on the blog so far: (For Weeks 1-5 click here) Week 6: Mitali Perkins, editor of Open Mic and author of Bamboo People Week 7: Livia Blackburne, … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Chidren’s Authors: Mitali Perkins, Editor of Open Mic and Author of Bamboo People

Our next author in this blog series is one of my favorite authors, Mitali Perkins. I admire Mitali’s writing, her work ethic, and her outspoken activism. She tackles tough topics with aplomb and grace. (My review of Open Mic, her most recent … Continue reading

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Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, edited by Mitali Perkins

I really wish I could hand this book to myself about 20 years ago. I found echoes of my own childhood experiences in every single one of these characters. I laughed, I cried, my heart went out to these kids … Continue reading

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My Favorite New-to-Me Children’s Books for 2010

Here are my favorite new-to-me children’s books this year, in order by author. Last year, I used Indiebound for this list, but for some unknown reason they deleted my account (?). Since then, I’ve been using Amazon Marketplace. Amazon.com Widgets … Continue reading

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Informal Book Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I was going to wait until after my writing group meeting to talk about this, but I really loved loved loved this book. Even though I read this book way back in December, I chose to read it again this … Continue reading

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Best books of 2009 — of the ones I read anyway

Okay, so I was going to do this whole post about the best kid’s books I read this year, but while I was going through my list on goodreads, I started to get confused about my star rating system. Then … Continue reading

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