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Linda Sue Park

USA flag (b.1960)

Linda Sue Park was born in Urbana, Illinois on March 25, 1960, and grew up outside Chicago. The daughter of Korean immigrants, she has been writing poems and stories since she was four years old, and her favorite thing to do as a child was read.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
Linda Sue Park recommends
I'm Ok (2018)
Patti Kim
"I love the profound honesty of I'm OK. Patti Kim illuminates the truth that an awkward, confused, funny, and tender twelve-year-old still lives inside every one of us."
A Place at the Table (2020)
Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan
"I would love to sit at a table with Sara and Elizabeth: two entirely believable characters and a lot of delicious food for thought."
The Last Fallen Star (2021)
(Gifted Clans, book 1)
Graci Kim
"Reading The Last Fallen Star is like taking a course in Korean mythology taught by your favorite teacher ever--while riding a gigantic roller coaster beneath a sky filled with shooting stars! I loved following Riley's thrilling adventure, and pass the bulgogi tacos, please."
Obie Is Man Enough (2021)
Schuyler Bailar
"I just met Obie, and I love him SO MUCH. He shows us all how to face our scariest challenges with resolve, humor, grace, and help from those who care about us. A stunning and important book."

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