Grace Lin

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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
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Language Arts
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2011-09-01
ISBN 9781617830495, 9781617879074
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 813
Graphics Full-color photographs
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
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