Friday, September 18, 2009

Books on Korean Subjects - Ages 7-9

Contemporary Koreans & Korean-Americans

Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula Yoo, Illustrated by D. Lee

Inspirational biography of the first Asian American to win an Olympic Medal

Modern History

Peacebound Trains by H. Balgassi, H., Illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

A grandmother tells her granddaughter the story of the train that saved the lives of her and her children during the Korean war.

Traditional Korea

Korean Children's Favorite Stories by Kim So-un and Jeong Kyoung-sim

Recently republished collection of old favorites, illustrated.

The Land of the Dragon King and other Korean Stories by Gillian McClure

Nine familiar folktales with full-color illustrations.

I Love Korea by Andrew C. Nahm, B.J. Jones, and Gi-Eun Lee

Poems, songs, stories, historical accounts - a solid collection, illustrated.

The Love of Two Stars: A Korean Legend by Janie Jaehyun Park

A romantic folktale, strikingly illustrated.

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