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The name jar

Author: Yangsook Choi
Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books , 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yangsook Choi
ISBN: 9780307793447 0307793443
OCLC Number: 1054367915
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Yangsook Choi.

Abstract:

The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning. On the day of her name choosing, the name jar has mysteriously disappeared. Encouraged by her new friends, Unhei chooses her own Korean name and helps everyone pronounce it--Yoon-Hey.

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