Let's Go to Taekwondo!
A Story About Persistence, Bravery, and Breaking Boards (Yoomi, Friends, and Family)
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Yoomi and her friends are ready to take on the test for their yellow belts in taekwondo. But Yoomi is afraid to break a board. Meanwhile, Grandma is struggling to learn something new, too.
But Yoomi and Grandma encourage and inspire each other. Yoomi discovers how, with persistence, focus, deep breathing, and above all, a loving Grandma, even the toughest challenges can be overcome.
This companion to No Kimchi for Me emphasizes self-confidence, determination, and the value of family. Backmatter about taekwondo, including some Korean vocabulary, is included.
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
A Bank Street Best Childrens Book of the Year!
Praise For Let's Go to Taekwondo!: A Story About Persistence, Bravery, and Breaking Boards (Yoomi, Friends, and Family)…
"Created with pencil, colored pencil, and pastel and assembled digitally, Kim’s art features panels, thought bubbles, and a variety of expressive, energetic animals. Bits of Korean are spoken and written throughout, lending authenticity to this story, which will resonate with anyone who has faced down an obstacle." —Publishers Weekly
"Incredibly pleasant, colorful illustrations pair with an always engaging subject and valuable lessons to make this a winner."—Booklist
Holiday House, 9780823443604, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 6, 2020