Publisher description for Yoon and the Christmas mitten / Helen Recorvits ; pictures by Gabi Swiatkowska.


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In My Name Is Yoon, Yoon’s parents encouraged her to write her name in English instead of Korean. Now it’s Yoon’s turn to teach her parents about something she’s learned in America. When Yoon’s teacher lends her a book about Santa Claus, Yoon can’t wait to show it to her parents. To Yoon’s disappointment, though, her mother responds, “We are not a Christmas family.” As Christmas Eve approaches, Yoon learns more and more about this exciting holiday. But no matter how hard she tries to convince her parents to sing Christmas songs or put up Christmas stockings, they always say no. A determined Yoon soon realizes that she must use her own “Shining Wisdom” to persuade her parents that they can indeed be a Christmas family.

Distinctive and glowing pictures with brushstrokes echoing Renoir accompany this charming story that rings true and reaches deep.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Korean Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Korean Americans -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Christmas -- Fiction.