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AAPI Author Talk featuring Yangsook Choi

AAPI Author Talk featuring Yangsook Choi In-Person

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with the author of the beloved classic, The Name Jar Hear about her journey as an award-winning writer and illustrator.

Book signing by the author follows the presentation. Space is limited. Registration is required.


Yangsook Choi grew up in Korea. She started drawing at age four and loved telling her grandma scary stories. After moving to New York to pursue her art, she wrote and illustrated many books for young readers. Her books have been acclaimed as a New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, an American Library Association Notable Book, and with an International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. When she is not creating, she loves to spend time with children in her community and around the world. The local children in a shelter, the mountain children in the Himalayas, the Bedouin children in the Arabian desert, the orphans in flooded Cambodia, and the North Korean defector children are among her greatest teachers.


Thursday, May 11, 2023
10:30am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Meeting Room
Jungman Neighborhood Library
Age Group:
  All Ages     Kids (5-10 yrs)  
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