I pick up my sister and smell her baby smell. She rubs her eyes with her fists the way she always does when she's sleepy. Then she opens her mouth and puts it on my cheek. "Was that a kiss?" I ask. More
I'd rather stay with Ray than go onto the fourth grade playground where Laura and Allison stand so close that there's no space left for me.More
Master says Dave--that suits you. That's your name." He can call me whatever he pleases, tom or John or Will or Dave, no matter. I had another name once.More
By the Ginkgo tree I see three children wearing hats – one red, one blue, one yellow – and mittened hands already busy scooping, piling, dumping. They mound and carve and pat until they have a house around the tree trunk with one chair for each.More
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Shanghai Messenger

Shanghai Messenger (illustrated by Ed Young) is now available in paperback!https://www.leeandlow.com/books/2449


Looking Glass Review

Nice review from Looking Glass for The Year of the Fortune Cookie. 


CALA 2014 Best Books Award

The Year of the Fortune Cookie is a winner of the  CALA (Chinese American Library Association) Best Book Award for children's books!


Storytelling World Resource

Etched in Clay has been named a Storytelling World Resource award winner for 2015.