The Name Jar
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Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
Book DescriptionThe new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she? Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning. On the day of her name choosing, the name jar has mysteriously disappeared. Encouraged by her new friends, Unhei chooses her own Korean name and helps everyone pronounce it--"Yoon-Hey,"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780756916305
(287mm x 224mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Yangsook Choi
Gai See, Hardback (February 2007)
Follows a little boy as he shops with his family members throughout the seasons and discovers the magical curiousities found there - from fresh noodles and velvety slippers in the springtime, to tofu and tanks of fish in the summer, and from incense, sweets and roasted duck in the autumn to herbs and vegetables in the winter.
Landed, Hardback (February 2006)
Based on the experiences of the author's father-in-law, this book recounts a disturbing chapter in Chinese-American history. Because of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, new immigrants are detained at San Francisco's Angel Island until they are called to take a difficult oral exam before they can "land. Illustrations.
Name Jar, Paperback (October 2003)» View all books by Yangsook Choi
After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, she is anxious for her new classmates to like her, so to find a name they can more easily pronounce, they decide to help her by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. Reprint.
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