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Christine Wang Rocks

By | June 24th, 2013|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Eighth-grader Christine Wang just won a Library of Congress contest by writing a letter about American Born Chinese!  From The Connection Newspapers article: A Rocky Run Middle eighth-grader, Christine Wang, has won first place (for grades six through eight) in the Letters about Literature contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. She wrote her award-winning letter [...]

American Born Chinese Video

By | August 17th, 2012|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Man, this summer kicked my butt.  I had deadline after deadline, and everything that was not a deadline fell by the wayside.  Well, I finally see the light at the end of the tunnel (only one big deadline left!) so I'm getting back onto tasks that I've long neglected, like maintaining this website and regular flossing. [...]

American Born Chinese Preview

By | April 27th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Finally set up an Issuu preview for American Born Chinese.  Only five years late!

ABC the Song

By | April 20th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Matthew, a middle-schooler from Portland, Oregon, got in touch with me over e-mail. He shared with me this amazing song that he wrote and performed, inspired by American Born Chinese. Thanks so much for sharing your talent, Matthew! Lyrics I’m the new kid in school I just want to be cool But the cool kids are [...]

American Born Chinese Trailer

By | January 4th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

Eric Hsiao and Tiffany Houng sent me this amazing trailer they made for their Children's Lit class at Cal.  It does a Bear proud to see stuff like this.  Thanks, Eric and Tiffany!  GO BEARS!