Entries Tagged as 'Grace Lin'

When You Grow Up to Vote

November 30th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Books

Eleanor Roosevelt first published WHEN YOU GROW UP TO VOTE in 1932 to help children learn about leaders and public employees, local first responders and elected leaders from local to national, and everything in between. This knowledge, she hoped, would help future voters make responsible and informed decisions when casting a ballot. Frankly, current voters […]

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Bringing In the New Year

February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL This story is a perfect introduction for youngsters to the Lunar New Year. It follows a Chinese family as they prepare and celebrate the coming new year. Simple sentences and colorful, energetic cartoon illustrations depict the cleaning, decorating, cooking, dressing and celebrating along with the reasons for each activity to bring […]

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The Ugly Vegetables

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In The Ugly Vegetables, author and illustrator Grace Lin‘s narrator is excited about planting a garden with her mother, but her joy quickly turns to concern as she notices all of the things that her mom is doing differently from their neighbors. Why, she wonders, does it seem that everyone else […]

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