In the Beautiful Country
A novel about a girl finding her place in the world. Inspired by the author’s own experience as an immigrant, this lyrical novel in verse chronicles a childhood filled with dreams, heartbreak, and the promise of enduring hope. Learn More
Land of Broken Promises
Anna’s story continues when she and her family make the shocking discovery that puts their American dreams at risk in this searing companion to In the Beautiful Country.


Jane Kuo is a Chinese and Taiwanese American writer.

Jane Kuo, Author

Jane’s debut middle grade novel in verse, In the Beautiful Country, is a fictional story inspired by the events of her childhood.

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