The Name Jar

The Name Jar Author Yangsook Choi
ISBN-10 0440417996
ISBN-13 9780440417996
Year 2003-10-14
Pages 40
Language English
Publisher Dragonfly Books
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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 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 itYoon Hey

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