Shuffled! Christina Seid

Christina Seid is co-owner of the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory in New York City, one of Chinatown’s oldest and most well-known businesses. She has recently released her first children’s book Saturdays In Chinatown. The book is about a Chinese American boy that comes to Chinatown to run his weekly errands with his family. “The Chinatown Kid” comes from the suburbs, wears jeans and T shirts and speaks English. He comes to Chinatown to learn Chinese, play in the park with his friends and to eat with family. “The Chinatown Kid” is really the “American Kid”. Chinatown is a place in America after all, isn’t it? Christina wanted to write a book to break down negative Asian stereotypes and what better way than at a child’s age? Read full article here.