Halmoni and the Picnic by Sook Nyul Choi

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When Yunmi's class plans a picnic in Central Park, her Korean grandmother, Halmoni, agrees to chaperone. But Yunmi worries that the other children will make fun of Halmoni's traditional Korean dress and unfamiliar food.
 

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Published September 27, 1993 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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When Yunmi's friends invite Halmoni to chaperon a class picnic and Halmoni insists on bringing special Korean food, Yunmi fears her classmates may turn up their noses at the kimbap or make fun of Halmoni's traditional clothing.

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In her first picture book, Choi ( The Year of Impossible Goodbyes ) tackles the sensitive topic of an immigrant's adjustment to life in the United States. Yunmi's grandmother Halmoni has just moved to

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In an effort to reach out to the old woman, Yunmi's friends ask Halmoni to chaperone the class picnic in Central Park.

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