The writer and illustrator of such acclaimed children’s books as Where in fact the Mountain Fits the Moon (2009), THE ENTIRE YEAR of your dog (2006), and Olvina Swims (2007), Lin received a Newbery Honor Reserve mention this year 2010 and an Asian-Pacific American Literature Award honorable mention in 2007. She received her creative training on the Rhode Isle School of Style and released her initial children’s picture reserve, The Ugly Vegetables, in 1999. She addresses the feelings of adopted kids and their own families in her 2007 function The Crimson Thread: An Adoption STORY BOOK. The kid of Taiwanese-born parents, she spent her youngsters in NEW YORK and afterwards relocated to Somerville, Massachusetts. Her relationship to Robert Mercer lasted from 2001 until Mercer’s loss of life of tumor in 2007; she and her second hubby welcomed a girl in 2012. She actually is a modern of fellow Taiwanese-American article writer Tao Lin.