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.
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.
Long ago in Korea, a young boy named Sunsin spent his days playing with his pet turtle Gobugi and dreaming of sailing around the world. As a poor villager, though, his dream to travel seemed impossible. Then one day, the king's court announced a contest to find the best design for a new battleship to defend the land from invaders. The winner would sail the ocean with the royal navy.
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.$7.99ISBN: 9780547722399Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$7.99ISBN: 9780547076713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - November 10th, 2008Bee-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.$14.99ISBN: 9780804850209Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9781534429925Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$7.99ISBN: 9780064433976Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - January 18th, 1996
"This masterfully retold version of Cinderella presents real Korean customs and includes dramatic, brightly colored illustrations" (Children's Literature).$10.95ISBN: 9780804849401Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$15.99ISBN: 9780804852272Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$14.99ISBN: 9780804846943Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$18.95ISBN: 9780804835916Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$14.99ISBN: 9780804849388Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tuttle Publishing - April 17th, 2018
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