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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Anne Sibley O'Brien

Peter Ralston

Anne Sibley O’Brien was raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea and now lives in Maine. Titles she wrote and illustrated include "In the Shadow of the Sun," "I'm New Here," a Kirkus best book of 2015, "The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea"and "A Path of Stars."

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In the Shadow of the Sun
Children / Teens
A.A. Levine Books/Scholastic
June 2017
ISBN 9780545905749
336 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Twelve-year-old Mia is on a five-day tour of North Korea with her older brother, Simon, and their father, Mark, an food aide worker, but she is scared because her father keeps sneaking off at night, and terrified that her brother's sullen, rebellious behavior (which has absolutely nothing to do with the Koreans) is going to get them in trouble--and things get much worse when she is pulled into a deadly political game that seeks to expose North Korean atrocities, and her father is arrested.

I'm New Here
Children / Teens
August 2015
ISBN 9781580896122
32 pages
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Three children from other countries (Somalia, Spain, and Korea)struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States.

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