Andrea Wang is an acclaimed author of children's books. Her book "Watercress" was awarded the Caldecott Medal, a Newbery Honor, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, among other accolades. Her other books, "Luli and the Language of Tea," "The Many Meanings of Meilan," "Magic Ramen" and "The Nian Monster," have also received awards and starred reviews. Her work explores culture, creative thinking and identity. She is also the author of seven nonfiction titles for the library and school market. Wang holds a Master of Science in Environmental Science and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Young People. She lives in Colorado with her family.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, Newbery Honor Book, Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, 2022 Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award, 2022 Ohioana Book Award, New England Book Award, Reading the West Picture Book Award
Communities: Asian American