Where's Halmoni?
Where's Halmoni?
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Where's Halmoni?

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5 - 9
Reading age
96
Page count
4
Words per page
320L
Lexile measure
Oct 3, 2017
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Beautifully illustrated and told by debut author Julie Kim, this picture book in a graphic-novel style follows a young Korean girl and boy whose search for their missing grandmother leads them into a world inspired by Korean folklore, complete with mischievous goblins (dokkebi), a greedy tiger, a clever rabbit, and a wily fox. Two young children pay a visit to Halmoni (grandmother in Korean), only to discover she’s not home. As they search for her, noticing animal tracks covering the floor, they discover a window, slightly ajar, new to their grandmother’s home. Their curiosity gets the best of them, and they crawl through and discover an unfamiliar fantastical world, and their adventure begins. As they continue to search for their grandmother and solve the mystery of the tracks, they go deeper into a world of Korean folklore, meeting a number of characters who speak in Korean along the way, and learn more about their cultural heritage. This beautifully illustrated graphic picture book is filled with a number of Easter eggs for readers of all ages to discover, and is inspired by the Korean folktales that author and illustrator Julie Kim heard while growing up. Translations to Korean text in the story and more about the folktale-inspired characters are included at the end.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781632170774
    Publication Date
    October 3, 2017
    Publisher
    Little Bigfoot
    Page Count
    96
    Words Per Page
    4
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    5 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2016056020
    Lexile® Level
    320L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~J
    ATOS® Book Level
    1.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    192317
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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