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Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems)

Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems)

(2007) Linda Sue Park, Illustrated by Istvan Banyai A sijo, a traditional Korean verse form, has a fixed number of stressed syllables and a humorous or ironic twist at the end.¬† The verses in this book illuminate funny, unexpected, amazing aspects of¬†everyday life. Carefully crafted and deceptively simple, Linda Sue Park’s sijo are a pleasure … Read more

Yunmi and Halmoni’s Trip

Yunmi and Halmoni’s Trip

(1997) Sook Nyul Choi, Ilustrated by Karen Dugan Yunmi and her grandmother, Halmoni, are going to Korea, where Halmoni lived before she moved to New York City. Yunmi enjoys seeing Korea for the first time and helping prepare the annual family picnic feast. But seeing Halmoni happy and busy with her family and friends, Yunmi … Read more

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