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Dori Jones Yang

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Author of eight books, including a memoir, When the Red Gates Opened: A Memoir of China's Reawakening, about her personal experiences as a reporter covering China.
Also author of Daughter of Xanadu, a historical novel set in China in the time of Marco Polo, and The Secret Voice of Gina Zhang, about a Chinese immigrant girl in Seattle.
A former Business Week correspondent in Hong Kong, Dori co-authored the best-selling business book Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time.
For more, see https://dorijonesyang.com/.
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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

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[image error]First published in 1984, this lively and funny book is as fresh as ever today. Shirley Temple Wong leaves her warm extended family in China and moves with her parents to Brooklyn, New York, where she enters fifth grade.


She learns to play stickball, befriends a bully, takes walks with a parrot, and interacts with kids and adults from many backgrounds and races. She als

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