Posted on April 22, 2012
Andrea Cheng teaches English as a Second Language in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she lives with her husband and their three children. She is the daughter of Hungarian Jewish immigrants and grew up among extended family members, many of whom survived the Holocaust. Her family spoke mostly Hungarian at home. Ms. Cheng attended Cornell University, where she studied Chinese. She is married to a Chinese American, himself the son of immigrants. She has written many books for children.