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O'Brien, Anne Sibley

Summary: Three children from other countries (Somalia, Guatemala, and Korea) struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE OBR

Kim, Aram

Summary: "Yoomi hates stinky spicy kimchi--until Grandma makes kimchi pancakes for her!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIM

Farley, Christina

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Jae Hwa Lee is a Korean-American girl with a black belt, a deadly proclivity with steel-tipped arrows, and a chip on her shoulder the size of Korea itself. When her widowed dad uproots her to Seoul from her home in L.A., Jae thinks her biggest challenges will be fitting into a new school and dealing with her dismissive Korean grandfather. Then she discovers that a Korean...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION FAR

Chee, Alexander

Summary: Twelve-year-old Fee is a shy Korean American boy and a newly named section leader of the first sopranos in his local boys choir. But when Fee learns how the director treats his section leaders, he is so ashamed he says nothing of the abuse, not even when Peter, his best friend, is in line to be next. When the director is arrested, Fee tries to forgive himself for his silence. But when Peter...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC CHE

Park, Frances

Summary: Mike's grandmother, who has moved from Korea to live with Mike and his family in the United States, inspires him to suggest an idea to help their floundering food cart business.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: In a very near future, a functionally illiterate America is about to collapse. But don't tell that to poor Lenny Abramov, the thirty-nine-year-old son of an angry Russian immigrant janitor, proud author of what may well be the world's last diary, and less-proud owner of a bald spot shaped like the great state of Ohio.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHT

Shteyngart, Gary

Summary: In a novel set in the near future, when a beautiful, yet cruel, woman that Lenny Abramov met in Italy says she his coming to stay with him in New York, even the tanks and soldiers stationed in the city and the ongoing war with Venezuela can't get him down.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC SHT

Heard, Wendy

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Sean Suh is done with killing. After serving three years in a psychiatric prison, he's determined to stay away from temptation. But he can't resist Annabelle--beautiful, confident, incandescent Annabelle--who alone can see past the monster to the man inside. The man he's desperately trying to be. Then Annabelle disappears. Sean is sure she's been kidnapped--he witnessed her being taken...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEA

McDonnell, Christine.

Summary: An understanding cat helps a young Korean girl adjust to her new home in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Children's Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCD

Yun, Jung

Summary: "Kyung Cho's home is worth less money than he owes. A tenure-track professor, he and his wife, Gillian, have always lived beyond their means. Now their decisions have caught up with them, and Kyung is anxious for his family's future: all he wants is to provide the home that was denied him to their son. Not that he ever wanted for pleasing things -- his father moved the family from Korea, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YUN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION YUN

Choi, Susan

Summary: Wrongfully implicated when a mail bomb claims the life of a beloved computer scientist, math professor Lee receives a threatening letter that compels him to confront key events in his life, an exercise that inadvertently renders him all the more suspicious.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHO

Pak, Jiyeon

Summary: A young girl notices that her grandfather is unhappy and thinks a new chair might cheer him up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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Lee, Min Jin.

Summary: "Goodbye, Columbus meets the novels of Amy Tan in this American story of class, society and identity that marks the debut of a new voice in fiction"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEE

Na, An

Summary: A young Korean girl and her family find it difficult to learn English and adjust to life in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Front Street 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION NA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NA

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Davey is dubious about having a new adopted brother from Korea, but when he finds out that his parents still love him, he decides that having a baby brother will be fine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Goo, Maurene

Summary: A disaster in romance, high school senior Desi Lee decides to tackle her flirting failures by watching Korean television dramas, where the hapless heroine always seems to end up in the arms of her true love by episode ten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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Kim, Aram.

Summary: Yoomi hates stinky spicy kimchi--until Grandma makes kimchi pancakes for her!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE NO

Yoon, Nicola

Summary: Natasha, whose family is hours away from being deported, and Daniel, a first generation Korean-American who strives to live up to his parents' expectations, unexpectedly fall in love and must determine which path they will choose in order to be together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2016

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McIntosh, Will

Summary: No one knows where the brilliant-colored spheres came from. One day they were just there, hidden all over the earth like huge gemstones. Burn a pair and they make you a little better: an inch taller, skilled at math, better-looking. The rarer the sphere, the greater the improvement-- and the more expensive the sphere. Sully is a sphere dealer; Hunter is a girl with a natural talent for finding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MCI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MCI

Kim, Derek Kirk.

Summary: A series of short stories in graphic novel format follows a group of friends in their twenties as they navigate young adulthood and relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 KIM

Kline, Suzy.

Summary: Working on a dragon project in Room 3B leads to a war between two good friends--Harry and Song Lee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KLI

Kline, Suzy.

Summary: On the last day of second grade, Song Lee's party at the local amusement park forces Harry to face his fear of elevators when he is expected to ride the Drop of Doom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KLI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KLI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KLI

Choi, Yangsook.

Summary: After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHO

Kline, Suzy.

Summary: When Song Lee brings her pet hamster, Yi, to school, he escapes, leading to a wild hunt for the lost animal by all the kids in Room 2B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC KLI