The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

The Name Jar

By Yangsook Choi
Picture Books

Having just moved from Korea, Unhei wonders if her American classmates will like her. She wants to fit in and does not tell people her Korean name. Instead, she says she will choose a name by the following week. Her classmates help by putting possible names in a glass jar. Unhei thinks about a new American name, but one day her glass jar mysteriously disappears and Unhei learns a lesson about having confidence in herself. This a heartwarming tale that teaches children acceptance and love.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America, United States
Genre Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
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  • 3.5 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 3 Educational Value
  • 3 Literary Value
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