Traci Chee

Longlist, 2022 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2020 National Book Awards

Traci Chee is a best-selling and award-winning author of books for young people, including the instant New York Times bestseller and Kirkus Prize Finalist The Reader and Printz Honoree, Walter Honoree, and National Book Award Finalist We Are Not Free.
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A Thousand Steps into Night

book cover art for Traci Chee's A Thousand Steps into Night
ISBN 9780358469988 Clarion Books / HarperCollins Publishers

In the realm of Awara, where gods, monsters, and humans exist side by side, Miuko is an ordinary girl resigned to a safe, if uneventful, existence as an innkeeper’s daughter. More about this book >

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We Are Not Free

ISBN 9780358131434 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

From New York Times best-selling and acclaimed author Traci Chee comes We Are Not Free, the collective account of a tight-knit group of young Nisei, second-generation Japanese American citizens, whose lives are irrevocably changed by the mass U.S. incarcerations of World War II. More about this book >

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Traci Chee

Traci Chee is a best-selling and award-winning author of books for young people, including the instant New York Times bestseller and Kirkus Prize Finalist The Reader and Printz Honoree, Walter Honoree, and National Book Award Finalist We Are Not Free. Her latest title is A Thousand Steps into Night, a Japanese-influenced young adult fantasy.

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