libib

Menu

BKA Books for Children and Young Adults


Tag List

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ#ALL
D
D
1 Available
Add Hold

Dear Juno (Picture Puffin Books (Pb))

Soyung Pak

2001    (Perfection Learning)

DDC: 398.8    LCC: PZ7.P173

OCLC: 48477337    ISBN 13: 9780756945978    ISBN 10: 0756945976

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Although Juno, a Korean-American boy, cannot read the letter he receives from his grandmother in Seoul, he understands what it means from the photograph and dried flower that are enclosed and decides to send a similar letter back to her.

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Although Juno, a Korean-American boy, cannot read the letter he receives from his grandmother in Seoul, he understands what it means from the photograph and dried flower that are enclosed and decides to send a similar letter back to her. [less]

Children'sKorean-American
F
F
1 Available
Add Hold

Finding My Voice

Marie G. Lee

1992    165 pages    (Houghton Mifflin)

LCC: PZ7.L5138

OCLC: 25317146    LCCN: 92002947    ISBN 13: 9780395621349    ISBN 10: 0395621348

The only Asian in a small American high school, Ellen Sung looks forward to spending time with schoolmates, finding a boyfriend, and getting into the college of her choice, but must contend with racism.

The only Asian in a small American high school, Ellen Sung looks forward to spending time with schoolmates, finding a boyfriend, and getting into the college of her choice, but must contend with racism. [less]

fictionKorean-Americanyoung adult
1 Available
Add Hold

Fold, The

An Na

2008    192 pages    (Putnam Juvenile)

LCC: PS3614.A16

OCLC: 141482617    LCCN: 2007019420    ISBN 13: 9780399242762    ISBN 10: 0399242767

Joyce never used to care that much about how she looked, but that was before she met JFK—John Ford Kang, the most gorgeous guy in school. And it doesn’t help that she’s constantly being compared to her beautiful older sister, Helen. Then her rich plastic-surgery-addict aunt offers Joyce a gift to “fix” a part of herself she’d never realized needed fixing—her eyes. Joyce has heard of the fold surgery—a common procedure meant to make Asian women’s eyes seem “prettier” and [...]

Joyce never used to care that much about how she looked, but that was before she met JFK—John Ford Kang, the most gorgeous guy in school. And it doesn’t help that she’s constantly being compared to her beautiful older sister, Helen. Then her rich plastic-surgery-addict aunt offers Joyce a gift to “fix” a part of herself she’d never realized needed fixing—her eyes. Joyce has heard of the fold surgery—a common procedure meant to make Asian women’s eyes seem “prettier” and more “American”—but she’s not sure she wants to go through with it. Her friend Gina can’t believe she isn’t thrilled. After all, the plastic surgeon has shown Joyce that her new eyes will make her look just like Helen—but is that necessarily a good thing? Printz Award–winning author An Na has created a surprisingly funny and thought-provoking look at notions of beauty, who sets the standards and how they affect us all. Joyce’s decision is sure to spark heated discussions about the beauty myths readers confront in their own lives. [less]

fictionyoung adult
G
G
1 Available
Add Hold

Girl-Son (Adventures in Time), The

Anne E. Neuberger

1994    132 pages    (Carolrhoda Books Inc.)

DDC: 813    LCC: PZ7.N4395

OCLC: 30363479    LCCN: 94006725    ISBN 13: 9780876148464    ISBN 10: 0876148461

Based on the life of Induk Pahk, a Korean educator, whose widowed mother disguised her as a boy at the age of eight in order for her to attend school, a choice forbidden to girls in the early twentieth century in that country.

Based on the life of Induk Pahk, a Korean educator, whose widowed mother disguised her as a boy at the age of eight in order for her to attend school, a choice forbidden to girls in the early twentieth century in that country. [less]

Children'shistoryKorean
I
I
1 Available
Add Hold

IF IT HADNT BEEN FOR YOON JUN CL

Marie Lee

1993    134 pages    (Houghton Mifflin)

LCC: PZ7.L5138

OCLC: 25630977    LCCN: 92009557    ISBN 13: 9780395629413    ISBN 10: 0395629411

For Alice Larsen, a young Korean girl adopted as a baby by American parents, life is wonderful, until the arrival of Korean immigrant Yoon Jun and the encouragement of her parents leads her to take an interest in her Asian heritage.

For Alice Larsen, a young Korean girl adopted as a baby by American parents, life is wonderful, until the arrival of Korean immigrant Yoon Jun and the encouragement of her parents leads her to take an interest in her Asian heritage. [less]

Children'sfictionKorean adoption
K
K
1 Available
Add Hold

Kimchi & Calamari

Rose Kent

2007    240 pages    (HarperCollins)

LCC: PZ7.K4197

OCLC: 71329761    LCCN: 2006020041    ISBN 13: 9780060837693    ISBN 10: 0060837691

Kimchi and calamari. It sounds like a quirky food fusion of Korean and Italian cuisine, and it's exactly how Joseph Calderaro feels about himself. Why wouldn't an adopted Korean drummer—comic book junkie feel like a combo platter given:(1) his face in the mirror (2) his proud Italian family. And now Joseph has to write an essay about his ancestors for social studies. All he knows is that his birth family shipped his diapered butt on a plane to the USA. End of story. But what he [...]

Kimchi and calamari. It sounds like a quirky food fusion of Korean and Italian cuisine, and it's exactly how Joseph Calderaro feels about himself. Why wouldn't an adopted Korean drummer—comic book junkie feel like a combo platter given:(1) his face in the mirror (2) his proud Italian family. And now Joseph has to write an essay about his ancestors for social studies. All he knows is that his birth family shipped his diapered butt on a plane to the USA. End of story. But what he writes leads to a catastrophe messier than a table of shattered dishes—and self-discovery that Joseph never could have imagined. [less]

adoptionChildren'sKorean
1 Available
Add Hold

Kite Fighters, The

Linda Sue Park

2010    144 pages    (HMH Books for Young Readers)

DDC: 813    LCC: PZ7.P22115

OCLC: 441152014    LCCN: 99036936    ISBN 13: 9780547328638    ISBN 10: 054732863X

In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, but his younger brother, Young-sup, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself. Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. Although tradition decrees, and the boys&# [...]

In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, but his younger brother, Young-sup, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself. Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. Although tradition decrees, and the boys' father insists, that the older brother represent the family, both brothers know that this time the family's honor is best left in Young-sup's hands. This touching and suspenseful story, filled with the authentic detail and flavor of traditional Korean kite fighting, brings a remarkable setting vividly to life. AUTHOR'S NOTE. [less]

KoreanYoung Adult
1 Available
Add Hold

Korean Children's Favorite Stories

Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim

2004    96 pages    (Tuttle Publishing)

DDC: 398.2    LCC: GR342

OCLC: 54949412    ISBN 13: 9780804835916    ISBN 10: 0804835918

A captivating collection of Korean folktales told the way they have been for generations. Written with wit and pathos understandable at any age, they unveil the inevitable foibles of people everywhere and expose the human-like qualities of animals and the animal-like qualities in humans.

A captivating collection of Korean folktales told the way they have been for generations. Written with wit and pathos understandable at any age, they unveil the inevitable foibles of people everywhere and expose the human-like qualities of animals and the animal-like qualities in humans. [less]

Children'sKorean
S
S
1 Available
Add Hold

Saying Goodbye

Marie Lee

1994    240 pages    (HMH Books for Young Readers)

LCC: PZ7.L5138

OCLC: 28633572    LCCN: 93026092    ISBN 13: 9780395670668    ISBN 10: 0395670667

In this sequel to FINDING MY VOICE, Ellen Sung arrives at Harvard for her freshman year. There she begins to explore her independence by taking a creative writing course in addition to her pre-med classes, finding a new boyfriend, a Korean-Amer-ican, and becoming close friends with her African-American roommate.

In this sequel to FINDING MY VOICE, Ellen Sung arrives at Harvard for her freshman year. There she begins to explore her independence by taking a creative writing course in addition to her pre-med classes, finding a new boyfriend, a Korean-Amer-ican, and becoming close friends with her African-American roommate. [less]

fictionKorean-Americanyoung adult
T
T
1 Available
Add Hold

Tall Boy's Journey

Joanna Halpert Kraus

1993    48 pages    (Carolrhoda Books Inc.)

LCC: PZ7.K8675

OCLC: 650093201    LCCN: 91042326    ISBN 13: 9780876146163    ISBN 10: 0876146167

When Kim Moo Yong, a Korean orphan boy, is adopted by an American couple and makes the long journey by plane to their house, he finds it a strange and terrifying experience, until he begins to adjust to his new life.

When Kim Moo Yong, a Korean orphan boy, is adopted by an American couple and makes the long journey by plane to their house, he finds it a strange and terrifying experience, until he begins to adjust to his new life. [less]

Children'sfictionKorean adoption
Y
Y
1 Available
Add Hold

Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip

Sook Nyul Choi

1997    32 pages    (Houghton Mifflin)

LCC: PZ7.C44626 Yu

OCLC: 34850876    LCCN: 96022013    ISBN 13: 9780395811801    ISBN 10: 0395811805

The author and illustrator who brought us Halmoni and the Picnic have teamed up again to give us a second story about Yunmi and Halmoni, which crosses cultural and generational boundaries as vividly and gracefully as the first. Yunmi and her grandmother, Halmoni, are going to Korea, where Halmoni lived before she moved to New York City. Yunmi enjoys seeing Korea for the first time and helping prepare the annual family picnic feast. But seeing Halmoni happy and busy with her family and friends, [...]

The author and illustrator who brought us Halmoni and the Picnic have teamed up again to give us a second story about Yunmi and Halmoni, which crosses cultural and generational boundaries as vividly and gracefully as the first. Yunmi and her grandmother, Halmoni, are going to Korea, where Halmoni lived before she moved to New York City. Yunmi enjoys seeing Korea for the first time and helping prepare the annual family picnic feast. But seeing Halmoni happy and busy with her family and friends, Yunmi feels like an outsider and longs to have Halmoni all to herself again. She also fears that Halmoni will not return home to New York with her. [less]

Children'sfictionKorean
Please select "Complete" to login and submit queue
Complete Clear Queue
loading
Powered by Libib