By Sara Conway Today we're pleased to welcome Meredith Ireland to the WNDB blog to discuss her young adult novel The Jasmine Project, out September 7, 2021! Jenny Han meets The Bachelorette in this effervescent romantic comedy about a teen Korean American adoptee who unwittingly finds herself … [Read more...] about Q&A With Meredith Ireland, The Jasmine Project
By Andrea Ruggirello In the Korean folktale, “The Story Spirits,” a young boy keeps story spirits trapped in pouches for years. At the end of the story, he cuts open the pouches and sets them free to be enjoyed by all who hear them. This story echoes my experience with traditional Korean … [Read more...] about When Tigers Smoked: Exploring My Korean Culture Through Folklore
by medina As a child, I loved words. I was adopted when I was two and a half years old from Honduras and I found all things American fascinating, especially the English language. English words stuck to the roof of my mouth like fudge. I chewed them soft and taught them how to form shapes that … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean to See Your Full Self on the Page?