Tomorrow Is New Year's Day: Seollal, a Korean Celebration of the Lunar New Year (Hardcover)
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From Korean American author-illustrator Aram Kim, Tomorrow is New Year's Day follows a little girl sharing the fun customs of Seollal—the Korean Lunar New Year—with her classmates.
Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year, is Mina’s favorite day of the year.
Mina can't wait to share the customs of Seollal with all of her friends at school. She will show her classmates her colorful hanbok, demonstrate how to do sebae, and then everyone will make tasty tteokguk in the cooking room. Yum! Her little brother may even join in on the fun… if he can find a way out of his bad mood.
In this joyful book about sharing age-old cultural celebrations with new friends, Aram Kim has created a must-have book for the New Year’s season. A glossary of Korean terms, with pronunciation guide, is included.
About the Author
Aram Kim is an author illustrator whose other books include Sunday Funday in Koreatown, a Junior Library Guild Selection; Let’s go to Taekwondo and No Kimchi for Me, both Junior Library Guild Selections and Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year; and Cat on the Bus. She was born in Ohio, raised in South Korea, and now lives in Queens, NY, happily surrounded by diverse food and culture.
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
“This title is a simple, warmhearted introduction to Seollal, and is another example of Kim’s skill at spotlighting Korean culture in an inviting and accessible way . . . Recommended for general purchase, here is a sweet story, filled with goodwill, of one girl and her family generously sharing their traditions with others.” —School Library Journal