Grace Lin at the Chenery Upper Elementary School

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 7:00pm

Belmont Celebrates AAPI Heritage
presents
Award-winning Author Grace Lin

* Free but sign-up is required. Click here to register. *

As part of AAPI Heritage Month, The Belmont Celebrates AAPI Heritage organization is sponsoring an event with Grace Lin at the Chenery Upper Elementary School. Grace Lin is the Newbery award-winning author of over 20 books, including the classic Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Year of the Dog series, Ling & Ting early reader books, almost a dozen picture books, and her newest work, the New York Times Bestselling Chinese Menu, a fascinating collection of stories about favorite Chinese foods.

This event is open to the public, but a free ticket is required for entry. Also, voluntary donations of any amount are appreciated to offset the cost of hosting this event. The suggested amount is $10/person or $30/family. Donations can be made when you register for your free ticket.

A book signing is scheduled immediately after Grace's talk. Our favorite Grace Lin books are below. Order them now and get them in time for the event. Don't see the one you want? Find more Grace Lin books here.

Belmont Books will also be selling books at the event. 10% of the proceeds will be donated to BCAH.


 

Event address: 
Chenery Upper Elementary School
95 Washington Street
Belmont, MA 02478
Ticketed Event: 
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Books: 
Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods By Grace Lin Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316486002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2023

The perfect gift book for anyone who loves good food—and an even better story!

Newbery and Caldecott honoree and New York Times bestselling author Grace Lin delivers a groundbreaking, lushly illustrated, and beautifully written full-color book that explores the whimsical myths and stories behind your favorite American Chinese food.

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Once Upon a Book By Grace Lin, Kate Messner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316541077
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

A Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2023!
A Smithsonian Magazine Best Kids Books of 2023!

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin and bestselling author Kate Messner comes a modern folktale about the joy of reading.


Once upon a time, there was a girl. She went to a place alive with colors, where even the morning dew was warm.&


Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Newbery Honor Book) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316038638
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2011

A Newbery Honor Book!
A New York Times bestseller!
An Al Roker's TODAY Show Book Club Pick!
A Time Magazine 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time selection!​

A Reader’s Digest Best Children’s Book of All Time​!

This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to Starry River of the Sky


When the Sea Turned to Silver (National Book Award Finalist) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316125949
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

This breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.


Starry River of the Sky By Grace Lin Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316125970
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2014

From bestselling author Grace Lin comes the companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and the National Book Award finalist When the Sea Turned to Silver.


Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! (Passport to Reading Level 3) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780316024532
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: LB Kids - September 5th, 2011

Ling and Ting are twins. They have the same brown eyes. They have the same pink cheeks. They have the same happy smiles.

Ling and Ting are two adorable identical twins, and they stick together, whether they are making dumplings, getting their hair cut, or practicing magic tricks. But looks are deceiving--people can be very different, even if they look exactly the same.


Ling & Ting Reader Collection By Grace Lin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316577939
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2024

From award-winning and bestselling author/illustrator Grace Lin comes– for the first time ever– three of her beloved Ling & Ting books in one!

Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same
Ling and Ting are two adorable identical twins, and they stick together, whether they are making dumplings, getting their hair cut, or practicing magic tricks.


The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel #1) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316060028
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2007

A special edition of a modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


The Year of the Rat (A Pacy Lin Novel #2) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316531344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

A fresh new look for this modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


Dumpling Days (A Pacy Lin Novel #3) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316531337
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

A fresh new look for this modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


A Big Mooncake for Little Star (Caldecott Honor Book) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


She Persisted: Maya Lin By Grace Lin, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593403020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - November 1st, 2022

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Maya Lin!


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