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.
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.
Under a warm white sky, Tiananmen Square bustles with the joy of anarchy. Nearly a million citizens of China, overcoming their fears, have gushed forth from their tiny flats into this open space at the center of Beijing. On this May day in 1989, an eager yet uneasy sense of amazement draws me to this familiar public space, now teaming with peaceful protestors. Televised images of this scene have been sparking imaginations all over the world this week; what will I find, in person?