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RECENTLY RELEASED & Forthcoming:

The hundred choices department store

a historical young adult novel

by ginger Park, Spring 2022 (Fitzroy Books)

That lonely spell
A memoir-in-essays
by frances Park, Spring 2022 (Heliotrope Books)

Grandpa's Scroll
A picture book
by Ginger Park & Frances Park, Spring 2023
(Albert Whitman & Co.)

blue rice
a historical novel
by frances park, summer 2024
(vine leaves press) 

 

OUR BOOKS

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That Lonely Spell

Heliotrope Books

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My Freedom Trip: A Child's

Escape from North Korea

Boyds Mills & Kane

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The Hundred Choices Department Store

Fitzroy Books

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Goodbye, 382 Shin Dang Dong

National Geographic Books

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Where On Earth is My Bagel?

Lee and Low Books

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The Royal Bee
Boyds Mills & Kane

 

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The Have a Good Day Cafe
Lee and Low Books

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Chocolate Chocolate Memoir

Thomas Dunne Books

 

AWARDS

My Freedom Trip

International Reading Association's Children's Book Award

IRA-CBC Teachers' Choice Award 

Notable Books for a Global Society Award

NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People

Children's Literature Book Award

Capitol Choices Book Award

The Royal Bee

Joan G. Sugarman Award for Children's Literature

Parents' Choice Award

Capitol Choices Book Award

Bank Street College Book Award

A Junior Library Guild Selection                                                    

 

The Have A Good Day Cafe

Paterson Prize Book for Young Readers

"Book of the Month" Pick by Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children 

A Rutgers University "Top Five" Book Award

Choices-Cooperative Children's Book Center

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Teachers' Pick

Notable Book for a Global Society

Newsweek magazine praised it as 'The Perfect All-American Story"     

Where On Earth is My Bagel?

Included in the following collections:

English Fiction Grades PreK-2, Early Fluent Dual Language, Early Fluent English, Asian/Asian American English Collection Grades PreK-2, Realistic Fiction Collection Grades Prek-2 English Guided Reading Level L, Asian American Collection English 6PK 

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Ginger's "My Turn" personal essay on what inspired her children's historical novel THE HUNDRED CHOICES DEPARTMENT STORE was featured in Washington FAMILY.

An excerpt from Frances' collection of personal stories THAT LONELY SPELL was featured in the March 2022 issue of Northern Virginia Magazine.

Ginger's middle grade historical novel THE HUNDRED CHOICES DEPARTMENT STORE was featured on NPR's All Things Considered on local affiliate WAMU.org! Click here and enjoy the listening: WAMU. Click here and enjoy the read: DCist. Also, the novel is a CBC March 2022 Selection! This unique online bibliography features anticipated bestsellers, either recently published or forthcoming, published by CBC members.

The Park Sisters are delighted to announce the recent acquisition of their picture book GRANDPA'S SCROLL to Albert Whitman & Company. Release date: March 1, 2023.

Frances' short story "The Summer My Sister Was Cleopatra Moon" appears in the inaugural issue of COOLEST AMERICAN STORIES 2022.

 

CONTACT

Park Sisters' Children's Books agented  by Jennifer Unter at

The Unter Agency