Risk Taking Researcher
About the Author and her books:
She has done many accomplishments other than all the awards won. She has written two books: Red Scarf Girl; Magical Monkey King- Mischief in Heaven which is her own adaptation of the classic Chinese folklore; In My Grandmother's House; and Red Kite, Blue Kite. Also, she was a science teacher in Shanghai, before she went to the United States in 1984(before she had published Red Scarf Girl). To expand the cultural exchanges she believes in, in 2003 she started the nonprofit organization, Cultural Exchange International. Subsequential to the publication of Red Scarf Girl, Ji-li Jiang has been speaking in schools and conferences about her books and native China.
Ji-li Jiang now lives in San Francisco who's neighbor to her father, Henry O(this is his stage name). She says that San Francisco is her home because she feels welcome especially with her father being there, and being able to visit whenever she wants.
"Ji-li Jiang, Author of Red Scarf Girl, Biography." Ji-li Jiang, Author of Red Scarf Girl, Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2014. <http://www.jilijiang.com/biography.htm>.