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Jane Park
Jane Park

Jane Park is a former middle school teacher and an award-winning television writer/producer. She grew up in Toronto, Canada and her own fond memories of playing with empty kimchi jars inspired her to write Juna’s Jar. And like Juna, she’s always up for a good adventure, especially ones that involve her kids and their jars.  Jane lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Book Title(s):

Juna’s Jar (Lee & Low, 2015)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature
Asian/Pacific American Library Association

NEA Foundation First Book

New Voices Award Winner

Notable Books for a Global Society
International Reading Association (IRA)

Best Books of the Year, Honorable Mention
The Huffington Post

Best Multicultural Books
Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Books

Top 2015 Mighty Girl Books for Young Children
A Mighty Girl

she/ her
Canadian, Korean
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Picture Book
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