East Asia - Korea

When You Trap a Tiger: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Tae Keller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524715700
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 28th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL • WINNER OF THE ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.


Idol Gossip By Alexandra Leigh Young Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536213645
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Published: Walker Books US - September 14th, 2021

Delicious gossip squares off with genuine heart in this inside look at a K-pop academy.


The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho, Jess X. Snow (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tina Cho, Jess X. Snow (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984814869
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Published: Kokila - August 4th, 2020

A breathtaking picture book featuring a Korean girl and her haenyeo (free diving) grandmother about intergenerational bonds, finding courage in the face of fear, and connecting with our natural world.


Banned Book Club By Kim Hyun Sook, Ryan Estrada, Hyung-Ju Ko (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820427
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - May 19th, 2020

The gripping true story of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime in the early 1980s, and how she defied state censorship through the rebellion of reading.


Sunday Funday in Koreatown (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) By Aram Kim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444472
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Published: Holiday House - March 16th, 2021

Yoomi and Daddy are going to Koreatown today! This story celebrates family, resilience, and Korean culture.

Yoomi has planned the perfect Sunday! But the shirt she wants to wear is in the laundry. And she doesn't have the seaweed she needs for a kimbap breakfast.


Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Harvey Award Nominee, Best Children or Young Adult Book 

A powerful and moving teen graphic novel memoir about immigration, belonging, and how arts can save a life—perfect for fans of American Born Chinese and Hey, Kiddo


To All the Boys I've Loved Before By Jenny Han Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781442426719
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2016

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is now a major motion picture on Netflix and the inspiration for the spin-off series XO, Kitty—now streaming on Netflix!
A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

Lara Jean’s love life gets complicated in this New York Times bestse


Let's Go to Taekwondo!: A Story About Persistence, Bravery, and Breaking Boards (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) By Aram Kim Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823443604
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Published: Holiday House - April 6th, 2020

Yoomi wants a yellow belt. But she's afraid to break the board. Grandma to the rescue!

Yoomi and her friends are ready to take on the test for their yellow belts in taekwondo. But Yoomi is afraid to break a board. Meanwhile, Grandma is struggling to learn something new, too.


A Single Shard: A Newbery Award Winner By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780547534268
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Published: Clarion Books - January 10th, 2011

The Newbery Medal-winning tale of an orphan boy whose dream of becoming a master potter leads to unforeseen adventure in ancient Korea.


The Turtle Ship By Helena Ku Rhee, Colleen Kong-Savage (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.95
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.


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

A Korean American girl celebrates food and family in this cheerful book about cooking a special meal by Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park.

In bouncy rhyming text, an excited and 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 (Favorite Children's Stories) By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator) 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.


Rick Riordan Presents: Dragon Pearl-A Thousand Worlds Novel Book 1 By Yoon Ha Lee Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368014748
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 7th, 2020

Tiny Feet Between the Mountains By Hanna Cha, Hanna Cha (Illustrator) 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 comes up with a clever plan to help her village and a spirit tiger in this “gorgeous and moving debut” (Booklist, starred review) from Caldecott Honor– and Asian Pacific American Award for Literature–winning author-illustrator Hanna Cha.

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


The Korean Cinderella By Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller (Illustrator)
$9.99
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).


Moon Pops By Heena Baek, Jieun Kiaer (Translator) Cover Image
By Heena Baek, Jieun Kiaer (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474290
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Published: Owlkids - August 15th, 2021

A witty, weird, and wonderful spin on a classic Korean folktale, the first picture book to be published in English by internationally acclaimed Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award winner Heena Baek
"Whimsically varied perspectives and the unusual depth of field offered by Baek's technique make for an entrancing display." -- Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW


My First Book of Korean Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Korean Language and Culture By Kyubyong Park, Henry J. Amen, Aya Padron (Illustrator) 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 By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator) 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.


The Name Jar By Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Yangsook Choi, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440417996
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Published: Dragonfly Books - October 14th, 2003

A heartwarming story about the new girl in school, and how she learns to appreciate her Korean name.


Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534440074
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Published: Aladdin - January 14th, 2020

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is starting a snack business!

Mindy Kim just wants three things:
1. A puppy!
2. To fit in at her new school
3.


Mindy Kim and the Trip to Korea By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534488946
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Published: Aladdin - June 8th, 2021

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in the adorable chapter book series following Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl—in this fifth novel, Mindy goes to South Korea!

Mindy is super excited to go to South Korea to visit her grandparents! She has never taken such a big trip before, and she can’t wait to see her family again.


K-pop Confidential By Stephan Lee Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338639933
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Published: Point - September 15th, 2020

"I'm still giddy over this electrifying, big-hearted, all-kill smash of a debut. I couldn't put it down." -- Becky Albertalli, bestselling author of Simon vs.


Korean Celebrations: Festivals, Holidays and Traditions By Tina Cho, Farida Zaman (Illustrator) 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.


All about Korea: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids By Ann Martin Bowler, Soosoonam Barg (Illustrator) 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**


The Kite Fighters By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780547328638
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Published: Clarion Books - June 7th, 2010

It's like the kite is part of him—the part that wants to fly.

In a riveting novel 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.


Where's Halmoni? (Halmoni & Family) By Julie Kim Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632170774
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Published: Little Bigfoot - October 3rd, 2017

“. . . features two young Korean American siblings who take a trip through a magical portal into a land filled with characters from old Korean fables. . . Kim is making a statement about the loss of culture among children of immigrants while also writing a book that returns some of that to them.”
—Jay Caspian King, The New York Times


The Forest of Stolen Girls By June Hur Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250229588
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 20th, 2021

Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, June Hur's The Forest of Stolen Girls is a haunting historical mystery sure to keep readers guessing until the last page.

1426, Joseon (Korea). Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest near a gruesome crime scene.


Tales of a Korean Grandmother: 32 Traditional Tales from Korea By Frances Carpenter Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804851602
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 26th, 2019

This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories--providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.


The Sun Is Also a Star By Nicola Yoon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780553496710
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other!


Frankly in Love By David Yoon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984812223
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller!

A William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist

 
An Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Honor Book

Two friends. One fake dating scheme. What could possibly go wrong?