Interview with Janet Wong

Tuesday, May 15, 2007.

Janet WongThis episode of Just One More Book! is part of our showcase coverage of the International Reading Association‘s 52nd annual conference.

Mark speaks with Janet Wong about the concept behind her book The Dumpster Diver, how she incorporates her own life in her books, and her participating in the meet the author series of books. As a treat, Janet reads one of her poems.

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Team Glean: The Dumpster Diver (Happy Earth Day!)

Saturday, April 21, 2007.

The Dumpster DiverAuthor: Janet S. Wong (on JOMB)
Illustrator: David Roberts
Published: 2007 Candlewick Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0763623806

Crawling with cockroaches, crankiness and whole lot of creativity, this imaginative story of community recycling makes saving the earth a cheeky adventure.

For information about’s KinderHarvest magazine recycling initiative, click here.

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