About Our Book Club
What We Believe
Today’s children need real books.We love technology and how it benefits our lives. However, today’s children will spend their entire lives in a digital world. There are valuable educational and social lessons that are learned when a child can slow down, put the gadget aside and experience a real book.
Reading shapes a child’s personality.A child who is read to and reads books is more likely to do well in school and many areas. They become a productive, interesting and reasonable adult.
Creating Experiences with books is a gift to your child.We have dozens of amazing picture books, useful media and reading activities to help parents, educators and childcare providers create productive literacy activities for children. We want to provide children with books that will add real value to their education and social development.
Now is a Golden Age of family reading. It is important to dedicate time to read books to your kids to help them start the reading habit. It creates a stronger bonding between parents and children. The best time to start reading is now!
- Preserve Cultures and Improve Literacy.Our goal is to create a platform that goes beyond a single online bookstore by providing Cantonese online courses and local social events to the community across the States so that we can preserve Cantonese Cultures.
About the Owner
Kristy Wong is a dedicated graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) with over two decades of residency in Dallas, Texas. Originally hailing from the vibrant city of Hong Kong, she is a native Cantonese speaker and the owner of the Cantonese Book Club. Kristy holds a pivotal role as a school board member at Merit Chinese School. Her seven-year tenure as a Chinese school teacher attests to her passion for teaching and nurturing young minds.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Kristy indulges in a diverse range of hobbies. She finds solace and joy in ice skating, often sharing this passion with her beloved daughter. Furthermore, she is an avid writer and an interior designer, utilizing her creative talents to convey meaningful stories and insights.
Known for being deeply committed to the principles of positive parenting, Kristy is passionate about fostering strong parent-child bonds through the promotion of family reading, a cause she holds dear to her heart.
The Cantonese Book Club is not just a passion but also Kristy's life's work. She takes great joy in engaging with children's book authors, illustrators, child development counselors, educators, caregivers, and most importantly, children themselves. With a background as both a teacher and a designer, Kristy comprehends the desire of parents and educators to make the most of their valuable reading time with children. Her aspiration is that our Cantonese Book Club will serve as a valuable resource for parents, teachers, and children who are eager to learn Cantonese.