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Son, John.
New York : Orchard Books, 2003.
IL 5-8, RL 5.3
ISBN 0439435382
Growing up in an immigrant family is a mix of old ways and modern ways for Jin-Han Park.  He knows enough Korean to understand common words but not enough to understand when the adults talk.  His life is a mix of kimshi and Tolkien.  He endures racist remarks and tries to fit in.  His family moves from Chicago to Memphis to Dallas trying to find a better life for the family.  They end up owning a wig shop in a black neighborhood.  From that embarrassing time he wet his pants in preschool to the excitement of his first girlfriend, Jin-Han grows before our eyes.  Join Jin-Han as he goes from toddler to junior high student in Finding My Hat.
SUBJECTS:     Korean Americans -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.


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