A Suitcase of Seaweed is a collection of poems for teens. Poet Janet Wong was inspired by her Chinese and Korean heritage and her American childhood in writing these poems about race, identity, and the wide variety of emotions that a young adult feels. A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age and a NCSS Notable Trade Book.
About the Author
Janet Wong is the author of more than two dozen books, including ME AND ROLLY MALOO (a hybrid graphic novel about cheating on a math test), BEHIND THE WHEEL: Poems about Driving (an ALA Quick Pick for YA Readers), and DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE: Poems for an Election Year. www.janetwong.com