Minfong Ho was born in Rangoon, Burma in 1951. She has written over ten young adult novels and children's picture books. She presents realistic depictions of her native Southeast Asia, focusing on strong female protagonists who interact with their families against the backdrop of real events.
From the description of Minfong Ho Collection 1990-1996. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 424553877
From the guide to the Minfong Ho Collection, 1990-1996, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])