Korea

  •  Korea                                                                      

    Bee-bim Bop! By Park, Linda Sue.  A child eager for a favorite meal, helps with the shopping.  A story based on a popuar Korean dish.                Easy Fiction

    The Chinese Mirror   Ginsburg, Mirra, and  Zemach, Margot.   A retelling of a traditional Korean tale in which a mirror brought from China causes confusion within a family as each member looks in it and sees a different stranger.  Folktale picture book

    Dumpling Soup by  Rattigan, Jama Kim, and Lillian Hsu-Flanders,   A young Asian American girl living in Hawaii tries to make dumplings for her family's New Year's celebration.    Fiction Picture Book

    Korean Children’s Favorite Stories by So-um, Kim.  A captivating collection of Korean folktales which are still being told, just as they have been for generations.             Folk Tale /  Fairy Tale.

    The Land of the Dragon King and other Korean stories by McClure, Gillian.  Collection of Korean folk retellings.  Folk Tale / Fairy Tales.                       

    Milet Mini Picture Dictionary English-Korean  Turhan, Sedat

    My Name is Yoon by  Recorvits, Helen, and Gabriela Swiatkowska,   Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom, " refers to herself as "cat, " "bird, " and "cupcake, " as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.  Fiction Picture Book

    S and Ok by Holman, Sheri. In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.   Fiction

    A Single Shard / by Park, Linda Sue  Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge near a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself. Fiction

    South Korea-- in Pictures by  Mathews, William H, and Lerner Publications Company.   Describes the geography, history, government, people, and economy of South Korea.  Non-Fiction

    A Step From Heaven by  Na, An.    A young Korean girl and her family find it difficult to learn English and adjust to life in America.   fiction

    Welcome to South Korea / by Ryan, Patrick   Introduces students to the history, culture, people, geography, cuisine, holidays, plants, animals, and cities of South Korea.  Non-Fiction

    Year of impossible goodbyes by  Choi, Sook Nyul   A young Korean girl survives the oppressive Japanese and Russian occupation of North Korea during the 1940s, to later escape to freedom in South Korea.  Fiction

     

    Vietnamese

    Angel Child, Dragon Child by  Surat, Michele Maria, and Dinh Mai Vo,   Ut, a Vietnamese girl attending school in the United States, lonely for her mother left behind in Vietnam, makes a new friend who presents her with a wonderful gift.   Fiction picture book