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The Girl-Son (edition 1997)

by Anne E. Neuberger

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Title:The Girl-Son
Authors:Anne E. Neuberger
Info:Carolrhoda Books (1997), Paperback, 132 pages
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Great book for BOB--especially for the Korean Community. ( )
  carolvanbrocklin | Jan 27, 2013 |
This is a good example of a biography. It is about someone who has had an influential role in history, be it well known or not. It gives the details of her life as far as growing up and her role in her mother's life and the importance of her education. It is an accurate description of her life.
Age Appropriateness: Intermediate, Primary
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  tshrum06 | Nov 25, 2008 |
Taken from the autobiographies of Induk Pahk, (a personal family friend of ours), the story targeted toward youth boils down "Grandma" Pahk's early years and her persistence in gaining an education. It portrays turn-of-the-century Korean life and culture with the kind of details that make the story real and poignant, and the trials and bravery of both mother and daughter toward self-improvement are truly inspiring. What is missing is Pahk's deep Christian faith, and the cover illustration shows a Westernized vision of Korea in that era. ( )
  sungene | Sep 6, 2008 |
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Follow the adventures of Induk Pahk, a Korean educator, whose widowed mother disguised her as a boy at the age of eight in order for her to attend school, a choice forbidden to girls in the early twentieth century in that country.

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