Grace Lin to Visit Downey School

March 21, 2013

Who is Grace Lin?

Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of picture books, early readers and middle grade novels. Grace's 2010 Newbery Honor book WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON was chosen for Al Roker's Today Show Kid's Book Club and was a NY Times Bestseller. LING & TING, Grace's first early reader, was honored with the Theodor Geisel Honor in 2011. An Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award nominee for the US, most of Grace's books are about the Asian-American experience because she believes, "Books erase bias, they make the uncommon everyday, and the mundane exotic. A book makes all cultures universal." See more about Grace and her work at

Calling All Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Students!

Which of Grace Lin's books is your favorite?

How have the events in her life impacted her writing?

Visit her website to get ready for her visit: