Contributor biographical information for Year of the rat / by Grace Lin.

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Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of Year of the Dog, as well as eight picture books, including Ugly Vegetables and Dim Sum for Everyone. She is also the illustrator of over eight other books. She grew up in Upstate New York and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She currently lives in Somerville, MA with her husband Robert. Her Web site is

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Taiwanese Americans -- New York (State) -- Juvenile fiction.
Taiwanese Americans -- Fiction.
Chinese New Year -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Family life -- New York (State) -- Fiction.