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David Shannon (Checkerboard Biography…

David Shannon (Checkerboard Biography Library: Children's Authors)

by Tamara L. Britton

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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 Lins 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 Roberts Snowflakes, and the inspiration for her award-winning young readers and picture books. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Lins childhood, family, education, and life as an author and illustrator. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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Introduces children's author David Shannon, his childhood, education, and career.

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