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The Name Jar

by Yangsook Choi

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After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be.

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promotes empathy and acceptance perfect for social themes ( )
  kayleeandgizmo | Jun 7, 2024 |
explores themes of friendship diversity, encourages readers to embrace their differences. ( )
  wimbles01 | Jun 6, 2024 |
Independent reading level grade 3-5 ages 8+
A Best of the Best by the Chicago Public Library
A California Young Reader Medal nominee
An IRA Teachers' Choice
An ABA Kids' Pick of the List
PBS Reading Rainbow Selection
  mileiawatts | Apr 27, 2024 |
IRL: Grade 5+

Awards: Best of the Best by the Chicago Public Library, included on the American Library Association Notable Books List, and the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award.
  marissaluke96 | Apr 27, 2024 |
This book follows the point of view of a young girl who has a unique name. Unhei,'s classmates often had a super difficult time pronouncing her name, so she creates a name jar that she then puts names in a jar that she wants to change her name too. However, at the end, she decides to keep her name and its uniqueness and embraces it. I would say that this book is a perfect read for younger kids around the ages of 5-8
  Cbonham21 | Mar 1, 2024 |
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