Halmoni's Day by Edna Coe Bercaw

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Jennifer's grandmother, Halmoni, is visiting all the way from Korea--and she's arrived just in time for Grandparents' Day at school. Halmoni doesn't speak English, and Jennifer isn't sure what the day will be like...for herself or Halmoni. But as this moving story shows, there are many ways to express love--ways that bridge differences in generations and cultures.

A perfect accompaniment to Grandparents' Day celebrations, Halmoni's Day features endearing characters that spring to life in exquisite illustrations from oil painter Robert Hunt.

About Edna Coe Bercaw

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Robert Hunt received a bachelor's degree in art history from the University of California and a master's degree in illustration from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. His work has appeared on the covers of books by many leading authors including John LeCarre, Arthur C. Clarke, Steven King and S.E. Hinton.
Published September 1, 1999 by Dial Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships.

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Newcomer Bercaw has written an affecting story of Jennifer’s fears and joys when her Korean halmoni, or grandmother, flies from her peaceful village to take part in a school Grandparents’ Day program.

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