My Name Is Yoon

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.06 X 9.3 X 0.43 inches | 0.87 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780374351144

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About the Author

Helen Recorvits is the author of two books for older readers, Where Heroes Hide and Goodbye, Walter Malinski, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. She lives in Glocester, Rhode Island.

Gabi Swiatkowska has illustrated one other picture book, Hannah's Bookmobile Christmas by Sally Derby. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"With subtle grace, this moving story depicts a Korean girl's difficult adjustment to her new life in America...Swiatkowska's stunningly spare, almost surrealistic paintings enhance the story's message." --Starred, School Library Journal

"As noteworthy for what it leaves out as for what it includes....Yoon may be new to America, but her feelings as an outsider will be recognizable to all children." --Starred, Publishers Weekly