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My Name Is Yoon By Helen Recorvits

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This book gives $1.25. Huzzah!

My Name Is Yoon By Helen Recorvits

$17.99 $12.99


Getting to feel at home in a new country

Yoon’s name means Shining Wisdom, and when she writes it in Korean, it looks happy, like dancing figures. But her father tells her that she must learn to write it in English. In English, all the lines and circles stand alone, which is just how Yoon feels in the United States. Yoon isn’t sure that she wants to be YOON. At her new school, she tries out different names – maybe CAT or BIRD. Maybe CUPCAKE!

Helen Recorvits’s spare and inspiring story about a little girl finding her place in a new country is given luminous pictures filled with surprising vistas and dreamscapes by Gabi Swiatkowska.
 
My Name Is Yoon is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
  • Lexile Measure: 320L
  • Series: Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); 1st edition (April 3, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374351147
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374351144
  • Product Dimensions: 0.4 x 10 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
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