Unwrapping the pojagi: Traditional values and changing times in a survey of Korean-American juvenile literature
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Children's Literature in Education, ISSN: 0045-6713, Vol: 36, Issue: 2, Page: 173-195
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This article discusses Korean-American juvenile literature published in the United States in the last century. Teachers and students are invited to discover the knowledge and the pleasure that this collection offers to them. Focusing on the traditional values and changing times in the Korean-American community, this article helps readers understand the dreams, the joy and the tenacity of Korean-American children and families. These books, portraying the fun times and the hard times of Korean-American young people, may also appeal to readers in the other parts of the world. © 2005 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.