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    Kimchi and calamari

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    Ken

    Kimchi and calamari

    Kent, Rose.

    Adopted from Korea by Italian parents, fourteen-year-old Joseph Calderaro begins to make important self-discoveries about race and family after his social studies teacher assigns an essay on cultural heritage and tracing the past.

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    A cab called Reliable

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    Kim

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    Finding my voice

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    Lee

    Finding my voice

    Lee, Marie G.

    As she tries to enjoy her senior year and choose which college she will attend, Korean American Ellen Sung must deal with the prejudice of some of her classmates and pressure from her parents to get good grades.

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    Necessary roughness

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    Lee

    Necessary roughness

    Lee, Marie G.

    Sixteen-year-old Korean American Chan moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Minnesota, where he must cope not only with racism on the football team but also with the tensions in his relationship with his strict father.

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    A step from heaven

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    Na

    A step from heaven

    Na, An, 1972-

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

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    Slant

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    Wil

    Slant

    Williams, Laura E.

    Thirteen-year-old Lauren, a Korean-American adoptee, is tired of being called "slant" and "gook," and longs to have plastic surgery on her eyes, but when her father finds out about her wish--and a long-kept secret about her mother's death is revealed--Lauren starts to question some of her own assumptions.

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    Girls for breakfast

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    Yoo

    Girls for breakfast

    Yoo, David, 1974-

    As he reflects back on his life in upscale Renfield, Connecticut, on his high school graduation day, Nick Park wonders how much being the only Asian American in school affected his thwarted quest for popularity and a girlfriend.

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    Frankly in love

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    Yoo

    Frankly in love

    Yoon, David, author.

    "High school senior Frank Li takes a risk to go after a girl his parents would never approve of, but his plans will leave him wondering if he ever really understood love--or himself--at all"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Horrible Harry and the dragon war

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    KLI

    Horrible Harry and the dragon war

    Kline, Suzy.

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

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    Song Lee and the "I hate you" notes

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    KLI

    Song Lee and the "I hate you" notes

    Kline, Suzy.

    Song Lee is upset when she receives hateful notes in class, but she finds an appropriate and positive way to deal with them.

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    Song Lee and the hamster hunt

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    KLI

    Song Lee and the hamster hunt

    Kline, Suzy.

    When Song Lee's hamster escapes from its cage in room 2B, the class members and other students in South School become involved in the search for him.

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    Project Mulberry

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    Project Mulberry

    Park, Linda Sue.

    Julia, a Korean-American, and her friend Patrick learn about tolerance, friendship, and patience while working together on a project about silkworms.

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    Slant

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    WIL

    Slant

    Williams, Laura E.

    Thirteen-year-old Lauren, a Korean-American adoptee, is tired of being called "slant" and "gook," and longs to have plastic surgery on her eyes, but when her father finds out about her wish--and a long-kept secret about her mother's death is revealed--Lauren starts to question some of her own assumptions.

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    Halmoni and the picnic

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    CHO

    Halmoni and the picnic

    Choi, Sook Nyul.

    A Korean American girl's third grade class helps her newly arrived grandmother feel more comfortable with her new life in the United States.

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    The name jar

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    The name jar

    Choi, Yangsook.

    Unhei's classmates help her decide on a name when she moves to the United States from Korea.

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    New Cat

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    CHO

    New Cat

    Choi, Yangsook.

    Shortly after coming to America, Mr. Kim, owner of a tofu factory in the Bronx, gets a fluffy silver cat that makes her home in his factory and one night saves it from burning down.

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    The coffee can kid

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    CZE

    The coffee can kid

    Czech, Jan M.

    Six-year-old Annie asks the father who adopted her to once more tell the story of how she came to America from Korea.

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    I'm new here

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    OBR

    I'm new here

    O'Brien, Anne Sibley.

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

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    My name is Yoon

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    REC

    My name is Yoon

    Recorvits, Helen.

    Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

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