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Songju Ma Daemicke

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Daemicke lives in Glenview.

Biography: Songju Ma Daemicke grew up in Jilin, China and came to the United States in 1996. Songju lives in Glenview, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.

Songju is proud of her heritage and loves to share the rich Chinese culture with people, especially young people. Trained as an engineer and with a strong science background, her books shares both science and logic concepts with young children.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction


Selected Titles

A case of sense /
ISBN: 1628558520 OCLC: 943647795

When greedy Fu Wang takes his neighbors to court for enjoying the aroma of food he had prepared, a wise judge inspires young Ming to become a judge himself, one day. Includes activities.

Cao Chong weighs an elephant /
ISBN: 1628559039 OCLC: 985073729

2,000 years ago in China, a curious boy named Cao Chong solves the problem of how to weigh an elephant when the prime minister's most trusted and knowledgeable advisors are stumped. Includes activities.