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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
Breathing Room (2012)
Marsha Hayles
"Breathing Room is a compelling and beautifully written survival story, and Evvy is the best kind of hero: a quiet one."
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."

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