NY Times best-selling children’s author, illustrator to visit Clayton Thursday

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Grace Lin has won awards for her books. She will be in Clayton Thursday (Photos from the Town of Clayton)

CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A New York Times best-selling author and illustrator will be visiting Clayton on Thursday, according to a news release.

Grace Lin will visit on Thursday for a full day of activities, plus a 6 p.m. lecture. at The Clayton Center downtown, officials said.

Lin has won the two most prestigious awards in children’s literature — the Newbery and Caldecott awards. Her book, “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,” has been lauded as the Chinese ‘Wizard of Oz,’ the release says.

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