Author Mike Yam: Fried Rice and Marinara

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CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTHOR MIKE YAM: FRIEND RICE & MARINARA
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Wednesday “Books & Authors” Show with Books Forward features Mike Yam, a sportscaster and studio host for NFL Network and SiriusXM Radio, and author of the new children’s book FRIED RICE & MARINARA (Vooks) that celebrates and embraces multiethnic backgrounds. Watch here in the YouTube player or download the podcast on Acast.

 

Inspired by his experiences growing up with a Chinese immigrant father and an Italian mother, FRIED RICE & MARINARA demonstrates how a multicultural identity can give you a unique, creative perspective. In a world where Asian male leads are underrepresented, Yam’s book adds a new character that young readers can see themselves in.

 

It’s Mikey Yam’s fourth birthday, and he’s facing a big dilemma: Should he serve Chinese or Italian food at his birthday party? Both his Chinese and Italian family members will be there, and he doesn’t know which one to pick! With the help of his trusty food gurus, his grandmothers, Mikey embarks on a mouth-watering adventure to create a one-of-a-kind fusion dish that will make his party the talk of the town. Mikey discovers that the best parties are the ones that celebrate diversity and bring people together through the power of food. Join Mikey’s journey and find out how two cultures can collide for a fusion of flavors to unite everyone!

You can watch the animated version of the book on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8sy5DCU7d4

 

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In a world where Asian male leads are underrepresented, Yam's book adds a new character that young readers can see themselves in.

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