Minnesota Public Radio:The Shared Room

Euan Kerr talks to Kalia and Xee Reiter about The Shared Room for Minnesota Public Radio. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2020/07/27/picture-book-deals-headon-with-the-loss-of-a-child

The Most Beautiful Thing: Review by Kirkus

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING BY KAO KALIA YANG ; ILLUSTRATED BY KHOA LE ‧ RELEASE DATE: OCT. 6, 2020A deep and moving reflection on enduring hardship and generational love. Kalia’s grandmother holds a revered place among her Hmong family. Her origins feel almost mythic in stature as Kalia recounts how no one knows Grandma’s true age and how, as a […]

Minnesota writers trust kids to take on difficult topics in new picture books

Our children need to talk and learn about scary stuff going on in our world today, even if the conversation is difficult for adults, whether it’s the death of a child or the Earth without humans. That’s the message from award-winning Minnesota writers Kao Kalia Yang and John Coy, who will talk about their new […]

The Shared Room: Reading and discussion

Join me in a reading and discussion of The Shared Room on Wednesday, June 17th! https://meetingsamer23.webex.com/meetingsamer23/j.php?MTID=mbd6ee7e4f30f414bec1ecb47d0812654