Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142500552, 40pp.
Publication Date: May 26, 2003
Born in Seoul, Korea, Haemi Balgassi immigrated to the United States when she was seven. She edits a quarterly literary magazine, writes fiction and poetry for adults, and is an avid Scrabble player. Ms. Balgassi lives in Westfield, Massachusetts, with her family.
"This is an important story, full of drama and emotion and it is here given its proper recognition and tribute in both words and glorious art." -Kirkus Reviews