This biography introduces readers to Grace Lin, the Newbery Honor winning author who wrote Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, The Ugly Vegetables, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same, and other titles. Readers will learn about Lin's early reading experiences, the influence of her Chinese heritage, her work as an illustrator, the death of her first husband and their work on the cancer charity project Robert's Snowflakes, and the inspiration for her award-winning young readers and picture books. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Lin's childhood, family, education, and life as an author and illustrator. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000|
|Subject||Biographies, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||147469|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Children's Authors Set 6 – School Library Journal
The lives of popular authors are briefly chronicled in a chatty style. Each book contains the relevant information necessary for reports. High-quality, full-color photos appear throughout these solid choices especially for reluctant readers.
Children's Authors Set 6 – Horn Book Guide
These accessible. . .biographies provide introductory overviews of the lives and works of popular children’s authors. Many engaging photos of the writers are included. . .