Grace Lin, author and illustrator
Grace Lin, a New York Times best-selling author/illustrator, has won the Caldecott Honor for A Big Mooncake for Little Star, the Newbery Honor for Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, and the Theodor Geisel Honor for Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same. Her novel When the Sea Turned to Silver was a National Book Award finalist. Grace is a commentator for New England Public Radio, a reviewer for the New York Times, and a video essayist for PBS NewsHour. You can hear her speak about diversity and children's literature in her popular TEDx talk "The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child's Bookshelf."
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Hop along with Olivia and Mei in the fluffy white snow as they explore early math concepts in this storytelling math series board book. All bundled up the girls set off to jump like animals in the snow! Olivia jumps like a rabbit with little hops and her feet together. Mei decides to jump with a wide stance and one foot in front like a reindeer. The girls make it to the tree but their footprints look different in the snow. The two wonder who jumped more? Through exploration, observation, and prediction the girls determined that they both jumped more! The girls colorful snow clothes stand out against the bright white snow in the beautiful illustrations. An exploring math section at the end of the book helps teachers or caregivers understand the math concepts that can be taught from the book including measurement, size, and distance. A try this section also encourages further extension! Another great early math book from the storytelling math series!
Page count: 16
6 x 6