Jen Sookfong Lee was born and raised on Vancouver's East Side, and she now lives with her son in North Burnaby. Her books include The Conjoined, nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award and a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize; The Better Mother, a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award; The End of East; Gentlemen of the Shade; Chinese New Year and The Animals of Chinese New Year. Jen was a columnist for CBC Radio One's The Next Chapter for many years. She teaches at The Writer's Studio Online with Simon Fraser University, edits fiction for Wolsak & Wynn and co-hosts the literary podcast Can't Lit.
Drew Shannon is an illustrator who lives in Toronto. Drew earned a bachelor of arts at Sheridan College and has worked with many different clients, including CBC, VICE Media, UNICEF, The Washington Post and NPR. He is the illustrator of Extreme Battlefields: When War Meets the Forces of Nature and Out of the Ice: How Climate Change is Revealing the Past.
“Timely and educational, Finding Home will foster among readers a greater understanding of human migration and empathy for the thousands of immigrants and refugees who seek a better life in their adopted country. Highly Recommended.” - CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“At a time when immigration and refugees are major talking points in global politics, this is a very comprehensive title for readers who want to know more…A good addition to any school or public library, which spotlights the varied experiences of immigrants.” - School Library Journal
“Timely and an important educational tool.” - Lauren Dembicky, Vancouver Writers Fest
“An accessible yet comprehensive introduction to immigration.” - Publishers Weekly