The Name Jar
  • Author : Yangsook Choi
  • Release Date : 30 October 2013
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307793447
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Book excerpt: A heartwarming story about the new girl in school, and how she learns to appreciate her Korean name. Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what happens when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious about fitting in. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to choose an American name from a glass jar. But while Unhei thinks of being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, nothing feels right. With the help of a new friend, Unhei will learn that the best name is her own. From acclaimed creator Yangsook Choi comes the bestselling classic about finding the courage to be yourself and being proud of your background.

The Name Jar

The Name Jar

Author : Yangsook Choi
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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