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Korea, North and South

hoi, Sook Nyul. Echoes of the white giraffe  
Fifteen-year-old Sookan adjusts to life in the refugee village in Pusan but continues to hope that the civil war will end and her family will be reunited in Seoul.

Kim, Helen. The long season of rain  
When an orphan boy comes to live with her family, eleven-year-old Junehee begins to realize that the demands placed on S. Korean women can destroy their lives.

Park, Linda Sue. The kite fighters 
In Korea in 1473, eleven-year-old Young-sup overcomes his rivalry with his older brother Kee-sup, who as the first-born son receives special treatment from their father, and combines his kite-flying skill with Kee-sup's kite-making skill in an attempt to win the New Year kite-fighting competition.

Park, Linda Sue. A single shard  
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

Park, Linda Sue. When my name was Keoko  
With national pride and occasional fear, a brother and sister face the increasingly oppressive occupation of Korea by Japan during World War II, which threatens to suppress Korean culture entirely.

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