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Tall boy"s journey

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Korean Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Adoption -- Fiction.

Book details:

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When Kim Moo Yong, a Korean orphan boy, is adopted by an American couple and makes the long journey by plane to their house, he finds it a strange and terrifying experience, until he begins to adjust to his new life.

Edition Notes

Statementby Joanna Halpert Kraus ; illustrated by Karen Ritz.
ContributionsRitz, Karen, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K8675 Tal 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1561030M
ISBN 100876147465
LC Control Number91042326
OCLC/WorldCa24954821

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tall boy's journey Hardcover – January 1, by joanna halpert kraus (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, January 1, 5/5(2). By the adoptive mother of a Korean boy (now adult), a realistic account of experiences similar to her son's. Kim Moo Yong is already learning to read when his grandmother dies; his last surviving relative, Uncle Soo Ja, a soldier, is unable to care for the boy himself and reluctantly decides to send him to America: `` when you are older, you can come back.'' Kraus brings a poignant. Tall boy's journey. [Joanna Halpert Kraus; Karen Ritz] -- When Kim Moo Yong, a Korean orphan boy, is adopted by an American couple and makes the long journey by plane to their house, he finds it a strange and terrifying experience, until he begins to adjust. First-time author Kraus then weighs down her story with numerous instances of Tall Boy's culture shock, from his dislike of his adoptive parents' ``raw bean curd.

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