Grace Lin

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Grace Lin
Born Grace "Pacy" Lin
Occupation Author, illustrator
Nationality American
Ethnicity Taiwanese
Alma mater Rhode Island School of Design
Notable awards Newbery Honor Book mention (2010)
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Grace Lin (born May 17, 1974) is an American children's writer and illustrator.[1]

Lin's parents were Taiwanese immigrants to the United States[2] and Lin grew up in upstate New York. She later graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. She currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts[1][3] and has a daughter born in May 2012.


Her book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon was a recipient of a 2010 Newbery Honor Book mention.[4] She also received an Honorable Mention for Year of the Dog in 2007 from the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. Year of the Dog was nominated for a 2007-2008 Texas Bluebonnet Award.[5]


Children's Fairytales series[edit]

  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009, ISBN 978-0-316-03863-8
  • Starry River of the Sky, 2012.
  • When the Sea Turned to Silver, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2016.

Ling & Ting series[edit]

  • Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2010.
  • Ling & Ting Share a Birthday, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2013.
  • Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2014.
  • Ling & Ting: Together in All Weather, Little, Brown (New York, NY), 2015.

Pacy series[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Grace Lin Press Kit". Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
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  3. ^ "interviews | Grace Lin". papertigers. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to the Newbery Medal Home Page!". Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  5. ^ "tla". Bluebonnet Nominees - Previous Master Lists. Texas Library Association. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 

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