Last Updated: Apr 20, 2016
Starry River of the Sky
The moon is missing from the remote Village of Clear Sky, but only a young boy named Rendi seems to notice. Rendi, who has run away from home and is now working as a chore boy at the village inn, can't help but notice the village's peculiar inhabitants and their problems. But one day, a mysterious lady arrives at the Inn with the gift of storytelling, and slowly transforms the villagers and Rendi himself.
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.
The Year of the Dog: A Novel
Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.
The Year of the Rat
This sequel to The Year of the Dog brings big changes for Pacy. She must deal with her best friend moving to California, find the courage to forge on with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and learn to face some of her own flaws. Pacy encounters prejudice, struggles with acceptance, and must find the beauty in change.
Following The Year of the Rat, Dumpling Days follows Pacy's family to Taiwan for an entire month to visit family and prepare for their grandmother's 60th birthday celebration.
Grace Lin discusses her experiences with literature as a child and the importance of diverse characters in literature.
Grace Lin explores artistic and memorable childhood experiences that influence her stories and illustrations.
These are just a few of Grace's picture books. For a complete list, visit her website.
Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival