Yoon and the jade bracelet

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Farrar Straus Giroux,
Pub. Date:
2008.
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English
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It is Yoon's birthday and all she wants is a jump rope so she can play with the other girls in the school yard. Instead, Yoon's mother gives her a Korean storybook about a silly girl who is tricked by a tiger. Yoon also receives a jade bracelet that once belonged to her grandmother. The next day at school, a girl offers to teach Yoon how to jump rope, but for a price: she wants to borrow the jade bracelet. When Yoon tries to get her bracelet back, the girl swears it belongs to her. Yoon must use the lessons learned in her storybook and her "Shining Wisdom" to retrieve the precious keepsake.

In this third book featuring Yoon, lush impressionistic dreamscapes evoke a simple and timeless message: it is possible to trick a tiger.

Yoon and the Jade Bracelet is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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9780374386894
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display_description Although she really would have liked a jump rope for her birthday, Yoon is happy to receive a Korean picture book and a jade bracelet passed down from her grandmother, and when she wears the bracelet to school it seems as if her wish for a jump rope and a friend is about to come true.
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subject_facet Bracelets -- Fiction, Bullies -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Korean Americans -- Fiction, Korean Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction
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title_full Yoon and the jade bracelet / Helen Recorvits ; pictures by Gabi Swiatkowska
title_short Yoon and the jade bracelet