Book Of The Week: My Name is Yoon

Book Of The Week is a new feature section on Every Tuesday, we will share our favorite book of the week and tell you why we selected it.

This week’s book is My Name is Yoon by Helen Recorvits with illustrations by Gabi Swiatkowska.


“Helen Recorvits’ first illustrated children’s book about a young girl from Korea adapting to life in the U.S., has deservedly won numerous awards. Yoon, who does not speak English, starts school in the U.S. is understandably very resistant to her new surroundings. At first, she does not like her new school, but each day she gains a bit more confidence and begins to make friends, bond with her teacher and enjoy her new language.”

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