Awards and honors for The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

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 Freeman award meme2017 Winner, Freeman Book Award: Young Adult/High School Literature about East and Southeast Asia 

School Library Journal article, October 3, 2017: Back to the Future: A Trip Back in Time Can Help Students Embrace Other Cultures

USA Best Book Award: 2017 Winner for Children's Fiction

Moonbeam Children's Book Award: Gold in category Pre-Teen Fiction: Historical/Multicultural

 Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award, 2018, Teen, age 12 to 16, Honorable Mention

Moonbeam awardIBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, 2018 finalist

Review in VOYA magazine, August 3, 2017

Featured in School Library Journal's Be-Tween online magazine, October 2017

Top Ten Chapter Books to learn about Chinese culture by Dori Jones Yang on Pragmatic Mom

Kids' Book Buzz ran an article by Dori called "Writing from Other Cultural Perspectives Encourages Empathy and Understanding."