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Today, January 13th, is Korean American Day, an opportunity to honor our friends of Korean descent who have made immeasurable contributions to this country ever since the first immigration wave in 1903.  And, you know me, I like to celebrate with books!  Here are some new titles created by and featuring Korean Americans.

PICTURE BOOKS
Grandpa Across the Ocean by Hyewon Yum (ebook on Hoopla)
My Tree by Hope Lim

JUVENILE FICTION
Finding Junie Kim by Ellen Oh (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)
The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive, ebook & audiobook on Hoopla)
Mindy Kim and the Big Pizza Challenge (ebook on Overdrive) & Mindy Kim and the Trip to Korea by Lyla Lee (ebook on Overdrive)
Olive Oh Gets Creative (ebook on Hoopla) & Olive Oh Saves Saturday by Tina Kim (ebook on Hoopla)

TEEN FICTION
Anna K Away by Jenny Lee (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive, audiobook on Hoopla)
The Jasmine Project by Meredith Ireland
Made in Korea by Sarah Suk (ebook on Overdrive)
Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park (ebook on Overdrive, ebook & audiobook on Hoopla)
XOXO by Axie Oh (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)
Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi (ebook & audiobook on Overdrive)

COMING SOON!
Tiger Honor by Yoon Ha Lee (ebook on Hoopla)
Who Is Chloe Kim? by Stefanie Loh

Target Age

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Today, January 13th, is Korean American Day, an opportunity to honor our friends of Korean descent who have made immeasurable contributions to this country ever since the first immigration wave in 1903.  And, you know me, I like to celebrate with books!  Here are some new titles created by and featu Read More...

I can finally, finally, FINALLY tell our avid Who HQ readers the good news!  After numerous publishing delays due to the pandemic, the graphic novel adaptations of several popular Who HQ biographies have arrived!

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Gary Paulsen was the author of more than 200 books, including 1988 Newbery Honor Hatchet and 1986 Newbery Honor Dogsong

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