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Christina Soontornvat



Christina Soontornvat is the author of the middle grade fantasy novel, THE CHANGELINGS, the story of an 11-year old girl who teams up with a group of shapeshifting children to rescue her sister from the clutches of a cruel witch. She is also the author of the forthcoming picture book, THE RAMBLE SHAMBLE CHILDREN.

Christina grew up in a small Texas town, where she spent most of her formative years behind the counter of her parents' Thai restaurant with her nose in a book. After pursuing a career in mechanical engineering and working in science museums, she decided it was time to get serious and write stories. She still hangs out in Thai restaurants. And she still has her nose in a book most days. She lives with her family in Austin, Texas.

Genres: Children's Fiction
 
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Christina Soontornvat recommends
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The Once and Future Geek (2014)
(Camelot Code, book 1)
Mari Mancusi
"A highly imaginative twist on the legend of King Arthur, complete with time travel, programming, and fierce friendships, THE CAMELOT CODE is the perfect pick for tweens who love medieval lore and geek culture in equal measure!"
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Dating Makes Perfect (2020)
Pintip Dunn
"This book made my Thai-American heart soar.Every detail--from the mouth-watering foods to Winnie's tight-knit but strict Thai family--serve to tell a story that is authentic, layered, and rings so true."

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