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Book cover with the title "The Conscious Style Guide: A Flexible Approach to Language That Includes, Respects, and Empowers" on a navy background.

The Conscious Style Guide: A Flexible Approach to Language That Includes, Respects, and Empowers

Notable Reviews 

  • You Don’t Say (June 12, 2024): “A book for our times.…This is not a rule book. It is a book asking you to think and make informed judgments.”
  • The Writing Resource (May 16, 2024): “Especially valuable for writers and editors to help them better communicate with readers.”

Interviews

    Three ghosts jeer at a Chinese American ghost dressed like a Chinese pop-culture ghost.

    So Not Ghoul

    Notable Reviews

    • Good Reads With Ronna (October 27, 2022): “Yin has filled the story with engaging wordplay and with conversation starters at many different levels…a rewarding girl-power ghost story.”
    • The Horn Book (October 11, 2022): “This caught-between-two-cultures ghost story contains much wordplay…and the illustrations capture Mimi’s early misery and later empowerment.”
    • 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.”

    Lists and Other Mentions

    Guest Blog Posts

    Interviews

      On this square book cover is the large tail of a blue whale on a mustard background. Various animals such as a panda, lion, sheep, and giraffe surround the tale, which has the title in fat, textured hand-drawn letters.

      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!”

      Lists and Other Mentions

      Guest Blog Posts

      Interviews

      Conscious Language and Diversity

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