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Eugenia Chu is an attorney, turned stay-at-home mom, turned writer. She lives in Miami with her husband and son, Brandon, who is the inspiration for her stories. When Brandon was very little, the author couldn’t find children’s storybooks to read to him which touched upon Chinese culture and which included some Chinese (Mandarin) words to teach and/or reinforce his Chinese vocabulary, so she started writing her own. She enjoys reading, writing, traveling, yoga and drinking too much coffee. She has been a presenter at numerous schools, libraries and book festivals.


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Brandon Goes to Beijing (Beijing??)
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SynopsisBrandon and his cousins are on a trip to visit their grandparents in Beijing, China! While bonding with family, practicing Chinese, touring historic sites and feasting on local dishes, Brandon thinks he sees a tiny panda. However, every time he gets close, the panda disappears! Is Brandon imagining this small creature, or is it real? Will Brandon find out before he has to fly back home?Brandon Goes to Beijing (北京) is a multicultural, multigenerational chapter book which includes some...

Brandon Makes Jiao Zi (??)
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SynopsisMommy surprises Brandon with his grandma from China, Pó Po (婆婆), when she picks him up from school one day. When they get home, the adventure begins! While Brandon and Pó Po (婆婆) are making Chinese dumplings, called jiǎo zi (餃子), Brandon makes a mess and he and Pó Po (婆婆) have a good laugh! They chat and bond over the experience. Then Brandon eats and eats and eats and makes a surprise at the end that delights the whole family! This adorable story includes some conversational Mandarin...