Dori Jones Yang

Author & Speaker
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Connecting generations and cultures through the lives of ordinary people

Dori Jones Yang is a writer who aims to build bridges between cultures and between generations. Author of a wide variety of books for different audiences, she loves to explore different countries, explain complex issues in understandable language, and make history come alive. 

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Bridging the gap between cultures and generations

Author’s Statement:

I believe

Cross-cultural understanding is vital for world peace. 

It’s important for people in both countries that the U.S. and China maintain good relations.

Books can help you get to know people in other countries and appreciate their values and lives. 

American children benefit from diverse books about kids from other countries and backgrounds.  

We can become wiser by seeking wisdom in older people and those from other religions and cultures.  

A wise and admirable company is one that aims to do well while doing good. 

Good, clear writing can bridge the gap between ordinary readers and even complex subjects.

 

Recent Posts

An adventure trip not taken

An adventure trip not taken

Ten years ago, I researched Issyk-Kul, a beautiful lake in the Heavenly Mountains of Central Asia, where I set a dramatic scene, the climax of the story of Daughter of Xanadu and Son of Venice. Today, May 8, I was supposed to visit that lake, at long last, as part of...

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