We Are Gems: Healing from Anti-Asian Microaggressions through Self-love & Solidarity
Title: We Are Gems: Healing from Anti-Asian Microaggressions through Self-love & Solidarity
Author: Ko Kim
Illustrator: Christine Yoon & Andrew Hem
Publisher: Independently published
Publish Date: April 28, 2022
We believe that learning & living out racial justice starts at home, including on our bookshelves. That is why we wrote and illustratrated We Are Gems (ages 8+). Check out our website for a free Common Core-aligned discussion guide & additional formats of the book: https://www.justwordsjustdeeds.com/
Ko Kim, author
A former classroom teacher and reading coach, Ko cherishes that moment when a book “clicks” for a young reader.
Christine Yoon, illustrator
As both an artist and a physician, Christine creates illustrations and paintings to heal herself and others.
Andrew Hem, illustrator
Andrew first developed his artistry in Los Angeles through street art. His collections are now enjoyed around the globe.