East Asia - Korea

A Single Shard Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547534268
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Published: Clarion Books - January 10th, 2011

Winner of the 2002 Newbery Medal

In this Newbery Medal-winning book set in 12th century Korea, Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan, lives under a bridge in Ch’ulp’o, a potters' village famed for delicate celadon ware.


The Kite Fighters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547328638
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Published: Clarion Books - June 7th, 2010

In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, but his younger brother, Young-sup, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself.


The Turtle Ship Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781885008909
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Published: Shen's Books - June 5th, 2018

A young Korean boy named Sun-sin designs one of the greatest battleships in history and fulfills his dream of sailing the world.


Seesaw Girl Cover Image
By Mou-Sien Tseng (Illustrator), Linda Sue Park, Jean Tseng (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547248882
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Published: Clarion Books - September 14th, 2009

Jade never ventures beyond the walls of her family's Inner Court; in seventeenth-century Korea, a girl of good family does not leave home until she marries.


When My Name Was Keoko Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547722399
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Published: Clarion Books - April 17th, 2012

Sun-hee and her older brother, Tae-yul, live in Korea with their parents. Because Korea is under Japanese occupation, the children study Japanese and speak it at school. Their own language, their flag, the folktales Uncle tells them—even their names—are all part of the Korean culture that is now forbidden.


Bee-Bim Bop! Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547076713
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Published: Clarion Books - November 10th, 2008

Bee-bim bop (the name translates as “mix-mix rice”) is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells about helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and finally sitting down with her family to enjoy a favorite meal.


Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804850209
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Korean fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.


Tiny Feet Between the Mountains Cover Image
By Hanna Cha, Hanna Cha (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534429925
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

A young Korean girl must come up with a clever idea to help a spirit tiger who has swallowed the sun by mistake in this fun, charming debut picture book from author-illustrator Hanna Cha.

Soe-In is a tiny child in a village full of large people.


The Korean Cinderella Cover Image
By Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064433976
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Published: HarperCollins - January 18th, 1996

"This masterfully retold version of Cinderella presents real Korean customs and includes dramatic, brightly colored illustrations" (Children's Literature).


My First Book of Korean Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Korean Language and Culture Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9780804849401
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 29th, 2017

My First Book of Korean Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces young children to Korean language and culture through everyday words.

The words profiled in this book are all commonly used in the Korean language and are both informative and fun for English-speaking children to learn.


Three Korean Fairy Tales: Beloved Stories and Legends Cover Image
By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780804852272
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 1st, 2019

This multicultural children's book presents a selection of traditional Korean folk tales that are instantly recognizable to Koreans of all ages. These treasured tales are retold by Kim So-un, an eminent storyteller who is a household name in Korea. The illustrations combine modern and traditional Korean art elements and techniques in telling these classic stories.


Korean Celebrations: Festivals, Holidays and Traditions Cover Image
By Tina Cho, Farida Zaman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804846943
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 13th, 2019

Korean Celebrations takes young readers on an exciting exploration of Korea's colorful festivals and family celebrations--wonderful days that are filled with exciting activities and delicious foods.


Korean Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804835916
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 15th, 2004

This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.

Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating collection of Korean folktales for children which are still being told, just as they have been for generations.


All about Korea: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids Cover Image
By Ann Martin Bowler, Soosoonam Barg (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804849388
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 17th, 2018

**Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**


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