By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly The Favorite Daughter By Allen Say Author A. Levine Books, 2013 With a name like Yuriko and a home in San Francisco, it’s safe to say you’re not going to meet many people who share your name. And for Yuriko, that has always been just fine.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Saraswati’s Way By Monika Schroder Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010 Akash, a 12-year-old boy living in a small village in the Indian desert, is not like the other kids. First of all, he loves school and would rather spend his days in a classroom absorbing knowledge than playing cricket […]
Reviewed by Tiffany Ran Sidney Rittenberg was an American civil rights activist
By Ben Nuckols The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some were locals who’ve watched for years as the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took shape on the National Mall. Some were tourists who happened to be in Washington the day it opened. All felt honored to be a part of history as they gazed […]
Her sister Regina is going away to college, leaving Lucy with a room to herself. After practicing all summer, she’s ready to show her coach her skills on the basketball court.
BEIJING, China (AP) — Chinese police detained the wife of the co-founder of a Mongolian separatist movement and raided the family bookstore just days before the
This third installment of the Haruhi series is a collection of four short stories chronicling our beloved SOS Brigade members and their efforts
Betty Kwan Chinn’s mission in life is to help the homeless and less fortunate. On Aug. 4, President Barack Obama awarded Chinn a Presidential Citizens Medal. That day also happens to be Obama’s birthday. Chinn is from Eureka, Calif., and was honored for her work in providing food and clothing to the homeless …
Husband and wife duo, Warren Chan and Buyun Zhao have introduced the traditional Chinese genre of music to the Seattle community over the last two decades. They founded the first organization dedicated to Chinese music in Washington state.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” By Nagaru Tanigawa, published by Little, Brown and Company, April 2009 Almost every kid has moments where he or she wishes that life was a little less ordinary and a little more exciting.