(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 feels like an outsider and longs to have Halmoni all to herself again. She also fears that Halmoni will not return home to New York with her.