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Karina Yan Glaser

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Originally from California, Karina came to New York City for college and has stuck around for nearly twenty years. She has had a varied career teaching and implementing literacy programs in family homeless shelters and recruiting healthcare professionals to volunteer in under resourced areas around the world. Now as a mother, one of her proudest achievements is raising two kids who can’t go anywhere without a book. She lives in Harlem with her husband, two daughters, dog, cat, and house rabbit.

Karina is a contributing editor at Book Riot where she writes about children's books and her life as a reader.

Genres: Children's Fiction
   1. Of 141st Street (2017)
   2. The Hidden Garden (2018)
   3. To the Rescue (2019)
   4. Lost and Found (2020)
   5. Make A Wish (2021)
   6. The Vanderbeekers on the Road (2022)
   7. The Vanderbeekers Ever After (2023)
   A Duet for Home (2022)
Karina Yan Glaser recommends
Yonder (2022)
Ali Standish
"A beautiful and important novel that explores what it means to be a hero and the role of each of us to stand up for what's right."

Anthologies containing stories by Karina Yan Glaser
Hope Wins (2022)
A Collection of Inspiring Stories for Young Readers
edited by
Rose Brock

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