Individual Author Record
Name: Gloria ChaoPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Young Adult; Born:
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Illinois ConnectionChao lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationGloria Chao is an MIT grad turned dentist turned writer.
-- Junior Library Guild Selection
-- B&N Teen Blog Most Anticipated Debuts, 2018
-- Justine Magazine’s Most Anticipated Books, 2018
-- Bustle’s 27 Most Anticipated YA Contemporary Books
-- New York Public Library’s Most Anticipated YA Books, 2018
-- Hypable’s Most Anticipated Diverse YA Books, 2018
-- Read Brightly’s 18 Most Exciting YA Books, 2018
-- Book Riot’s Must Read February Books
-- Starred Review, VOYA
-- Starred Review, School Library Journal
-- Starred Review, Booklist
-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
-- ILLINOIS READS Book Selections, Illinois Reading Council, 2019
Our Wayward Fate
-- BuzzFeed's 24 YA Books To Devour During Asian Pacific
-- American Heritage Month
-- Paste Best Young Adult Novel of October, 2019
-- B&N Teen Blog's October's Best YA Reads
-- She Reads's 10 Diverse books by women to read, 2019
-- Indigo Most Anticipated Teen Title
Speaking EngagementsSpeaking Engagement Availability: No.
Selected Titles At Your Library
American panda /
ISBN: 1481499106. OCLC Number: 989964129 . . A freshman at MIT, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu tries to live up to her Taiwanese parents' expectations, but no amount of tradition, obligation, or guilt prevent her from hiding several truths-- that she is a germaphobe who cannot become a doctor, she prefers dancing to biology, she decides to reconnect with her estranged older brother, and she is dating a Japanese boy. Can she find a way to be herself, before her web of lies unravels?
Our wayward fate /
ISBN: 1534427619. OCLC Number: 1108809802 . . Seventeen-year-old Ali is simultaneously swept up in a whirlwind romance and down a rabbit hole of family secrets when another Taiwanese family moves into tiny, predominantly-white, Plainhart, Indiana.