Showing posts from May, 2021

Not Your All-American Girl

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST     |    READ THE TRANSCRIPT     |    BUY THE BOOK May is Jewish American Heritage Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. We celebrate both on The Book of Life by talking to Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang, co-authors of This Is Just a Test and Not Your All-American Girl , a pair of middle grade novels set in the 1980's that feature a Jewish Chinese American family. I also want to take this opportunity to welcome new Patreon patron Erica Lyons, a listener who lives in Hong Kong and is raising a child who is both Chinese and Jewish. If you'd like to join Erica in supporting the podcast, please visit . LEARN MORE: Wendy & Madelyn hula hooping Madelyn Rosenberg's website Wendy Wan-Long Shang's website Madelyn's Tikkun Olam suggestion: Wendy's Tikkun Olam suggestion: Shout Mouse Press Book that Wendy mentioned: From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the

Podcast Live Show!

REGISTER FOR LIVE SHOW     |    BUY THE BOOK     |    VISIT JGN     🕮    The Book of Life is doing a virtual Live Show on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7:00PM Eastern Time, presented in partnership with the Jewish Grandparents Network Family Room Initiative! Guests will be Esther Safran Foer, the matriarch of a prominent literary family and author of I Want You to Know We’re Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir , joined by her teenage granddaughter Sadie, each giving their perspective on how sharing stories can help us better understand each other and bring our families closer together. This is a FREE event.  << Please click on the Jewish Grandparents Network logo to register!