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Shing Yin Khor

Autor/a de The Legend of Auntie Po

18+ obres 338 Membres 23 Ressenyes

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Beyond: the Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology (2015) — Col·laborador — 148 exemplars
This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us (2021) — Col·laborador — 134 exemplars
Be Gay, Do Comics: Queer History, Memoir, and Satire from the Nib (2020) — Col·laborador — 125 exemplars
Elements: Earth — Col·laborador — 7 exemplars
Corpus: A Comic Anthology of Bodily Ailments — Col·laborador — 7 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Khor, Shing Yin
Altres noms
Sawdust Bear
Gènere
non-binary
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Malaysia

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Gr 5–8—Thirteen-year-old Mei comes face to face with the power—and limitations—of stories as she and her father,
Chinese workers at a lumber camp in the 1880s, navigate anti-Asian sentiment and laws. With expressive, muted
watercolors, this multifaceted work of historical fiction creates a delicate and beautiful balance in its depiction of
nuanced characters, interpersonal conflicts, and systemic racism.
 
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BackstoryBooks | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Apr 1, 2024 |
graphic nonfiction- (lightish) brown-skinned Malaysian-American nonbinary/genderqueer illustrator (whom strangers assume is female and it's often safer to let them think that, it's only barely mentioned on the book jacket so most readers likely wouldn't even think about it either) drives with their small dog Bug from Los Angeles to Chicago along historic Route 66 in 2016 (pre-election). They pass through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois, but don't quite find the sense of self they're looking for, though it is a memorable journey.

I always enjoy Khor's illustrations and skill in presenting their stories, however, this is one of those journeys that feel a little empty/unsatisfying. But it is interesting to see a picture of America right before the Trump Presidency, when it was relatively safer for a brown person to travel through certain areas alone.
… (més)
 
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reader1009 | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Feb 16, 2024 |
A zine-y travelogue with some glimmers of interesting ideas and themes. The result is reasonably entertaining but not memorable.
 
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caedocyon | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Feb 15, 2024 |
A delight. The kind of historical fiction we need.
 
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mslibrarynerd | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Jan 13, 2024 |

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Obres
18
També de
7
Membres
338
Popularitat
#70,454
Valoració
4.0
Ressenyes
23
ISBN
13

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