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The Key Collection

The Key Collection( )
Author: Cheng, Andrea
Illustrator: Choi, Yangsook
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Henry Holt & Company Books For Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

An intergenerational and cross-cultural story of love and friendship. The lines around Ni Ni's eyes were deeper than before. Her hair was thin and grey. I wanted to tell her that she didn't have to move. She didn't have to move at all. Nobody would make her. We could explain to Auntie Helen that she was not ready. Not yet. Not for a long while. Xiao Jimmy's Grandma Ni Ni is his favorite person in all the world. Ni Ni cooks delicious jiao zi, teaches...
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Author Biography
Cheng, Andrea (Author)
Andrea Cheng was born on September 19, 1957. After receiving a BA in English from Cornell University, she went to Switzerland, where she apprenticed to a bookbinder, attended a school of bookbinding called The Centro del Bel Libro, and learned French. Upon her return, she received an MS in linguistics from Cornell University. She taught English as a Second Language and children's literature at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

She was a children's author and illustrator. Her books included Grandfather Counts, Marika, The Key Collection, Honeysuckle House, Where the Steps Were, The Bear Makers, Brushing Mom's Hair, and the Year of... chapter book series. She died after a long illness on December 26, 2015 at the age of 58.


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