Category Archives: Korean Americans

Kimchi, Kimchi Every Day by Erica Kim

Kimchi, Kimchi Every Day by Erica Kim. Soaring Kite Books, 2022. 9781953859273 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In this Own Voices picturebook, a … Continue reading

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The Name Jar by Yangsook Chai

The Name Jar by Yangsook Chai. Alfred A. Knopf, c2001, 2022. 9780375806131 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  I’m not sure why YSBR was … Continue reading

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Flip the Script by Lyla Lee

Flip the Script by Lyla Lee. Katherine Tegen, 2022. 9780062936936 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Romance, realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Hana has always dreamed of starring … Continue reading

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Mommy’s Hometown by Hope Lim,  illustrated by Jamie Kim

Mommy’s Hometown by Hope Lim,  illustrated by Jamie Kim. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536213324 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A little boy grows up … Continue reading

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Mindy Kim and the Fairy-Tale Wedding by Lyla Lee, illustrated by Dung Ho

Mindy Kim and the Fairy-Tale Wedding by Lyla Lee, illustrated by Dung Ho. Aladdin, 9781534489004 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Book seven in … Continue reading

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Idol Gossip by Alexandra Leigh Young

Idol Gossip by Alexandra Leigh Young. Walker Books, 2021. 9781536213645 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Alice Choy (biracial Chinese/White) is seventeen years old … Continue reading

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XOXO by Axie Oh

XOXO by Axie Oh. HarperTeen, 2021. 9780063024991 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction, romance What did you like about the book?  An utterly adorable teen romance that covers so much … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday in Koreatown by Aram Kim

  Sunday Funday in Koreatown by Aram Kim. Holiday House, (9780823444472), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   A little cat named Yoomi … Continue reading

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Shine: a novel – Jessica Jung

Shine: a novel – Jessica Jung, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers,  (9781534462519), 2020 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Realistic Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the book?  Written by K-Pop … Continue reading

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Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy – written by Lyla Lee, illustrated by Dung Ho

  Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy – written by Lyla Lee, illustrated by Dung Ho, Aladdin, 9781534440142, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about … Continue reading

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