I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story

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About the Author

Martha Brockenbrough wrote This Old Dog as a tribute to her own little girl and her precious old dog. She is a Kirkus Prize Finalist and a brilliant writer of picture books including Love, Santa and Cheerful Chick. She lives with her family, including two dogs and two cats, in Seattle, Washington.

Grace Lin is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of picture books, early readers and middle grade novels. Lin's novels Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Dumpling Days both received Newbery Honors, and her early reader Ling and Ting received the Theodor Geisel Honor. The cover illustration for her novel When the Sea Turned Silver (a National Book Award Finalist) was displayed at the White House, where Lin was recognized as a Champion of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.

Many of Lin's books are about the Asian-American experience because she believes, Books erase bias, they make the uncommon everyday, and the mundane exotic. A book makes all cultures universal.
Julia Kuo is a Taiwanese-American illustrator who has worked with The New York Times, Google, and Science Friday. Julia has taught illustration courses at Columbia College Chicago and at her alma mater, Washington University in St. Louis. She is the illustrator of Drawing Leaves and Trees: Observing and Sketching the Natural World, I Dream of Popo written by Livia Blackburne, Katrina Goldsaito's The Sound of Silence, Roni Schotter's Go, Little Green Truck!, Melissa Gilbert's Daisy and Josephine, 20 Ways to Draw a Dress, 20 Ways to Draw a Cat, and Everyone Eats.