Upcoming publications:

-- Part of the Calling the Moon anthology, (Candlewick, 2022).

-- Part of the Rural Voices: YA Stories about Growing Up in Remote Communities anthology, (Candlewick, 2020).

Courage on Ice

part of the best-selling 
Jake Maddox series
available now!

Figure skater Eva Chen is looking forward to sharing her latest routine. She’s skating to a song with Mandarin lyrics as a special nod to her Chinese grandmother. But when a fall results in a concussion, Eva is forced to take time off the ice. To make matters worse, Eva overhears some fellow skaters making fun of her song. Will Eva find the strength to return to the ice despite her setbacks?

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Lily and the Great Quake: A San Francisco Earthquake Survival Story

part of the Girls Survive series
(available now!)

Lily is a twelve-year-old Chinese American girl living in San Francisco's Chinatown when an earthquake destroys her home and sets her neighborhood on fire. Separated from her parents, Lily must help her younger brother and neighbor escape San Francisco. As the city burns, Lily struggles to keep her group close as they face peril and racism. Will Lily be reunited with her parents and make it across the bay to the safety of Oakland? Readers can learn the real story of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake from the nonfiction backmatter in this Girls Survive story. A glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts are also provided.

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