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Linda Sue Park


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in Urbana, Illinois, The United States
March 25, 1960

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Linda Sue Park is a Korean American author of children's fiction. Park published her first novel, Seesaw Girl, in 1999. To date, she has written six children’s novels and five picture books for younger readers. Park’s work achieved prominence when she received the prestigious 2002 Newbery Medal for her novel A Single Shard.

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At the Rochester Children's Book Festival, some of the many volunteers run the Busy Bee activity center, with book-centered arts and crafts for young readers. This year, there was a simple-but-GENIUS craft project to go with XANDER'S PANDA PARTY: an awesome paper-plate hand puppet!



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Sarah Mead, with book and puppet. Sarah not only helps with the activities but also does the Festival's website.

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“A mistake made with good in your heart is still a mistake, but it is one for which you must forgive yourself.”
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