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So Not Ghoul

Notable Reviews

  • Booklist (July 2022): “A pun-tacular ghost story.”
  • School Library Journal (July 1, 2022): “A luminous picture book that embraces the beauty of biculturalism.”
  • Kirkus Reviews (April 27, 2022): “A fun, ghostly spin on trading blending in for standing out.”

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Whole Whale

Notable Reviews

  • School Library Journal (September 1, 2021): “This simple rhyming book packs a powerful message.”
  • Mombian (July 2, 2021): “Yin’s precisely cadenced rhymes and artful alliteration are a joy to read.”
  • The Children’s Book Academy [Video] (June 24, 2021): “I really hope you’ll get this book and use it as a mentor text and read it to kids and help make a better world.”
  • Booklist (May 15, 2021): “Perhaps the truest charm of this book lies in its language.”
  • Good Reads With Ronna (May 14, 2021): “Karen Yin’s debut picture book is truly original, packed with rollicking rhyme, and an important story…It’s got all the things a young reader would want in a read-aloud!”

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Conscious Language and Diversity

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