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Almond Cookies & Dragon Well Tea

By Cynthia Chin-Lee
Illustrated by You Shan Tang
2000, 34 pages, hardback.

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This delightful and heartwarming story is about Erica, a European American girl who visits the home of Nancy, her Chinese American friend. Together, the two girls learn that the more they share, the more they have.

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Background on Cynthia Chin-Lee

Cynthia Chin-Lee grew up in Washington, D.C., where her grandparents owned a laundry and her grandmother made the best almond cookies in town.

She graduated from Harvard University and was a graduate fellow at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. She has studied and worked abroad in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China.

Ms. Chin-Lee now lives in Palo Alto, California, with her husband, Andrew Pan, her daughter, and two cats. She is also the author of a career development book entitled, It's Who You Know: Career Strategies for Making Effective Personal Contacts and conducts seminars on networking and business writing.

Background on You Shan Tang

You Shan Tang is an accomplished illustrator, teacher and winner of the 1984 American Book Award for his illustrations in the children's book, Pie-Biter (by Ruthann Lum McCunn). A graduate of the Central Academy of Fine Art and Beijing University in Beijing, China, Mr. Tang speaks four languages and is trained in literature as well as art. He blends Asian and Western techniques into a harmonious fusion.

Mr. Tang lives in San Francisco, California, where the cultural diversity inspires his artwork.

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