These are just some of the many wonderful books available. Most books can be obtained through your local library or interlibrary loan. Check back often for new resources to be posted!


Children's/Picture Books

Bee-bimBop! by Linda Sue Park
Chi-Hoon-A Korean Girl by Patricia McMahon

Count Your Way Through Korea by Jim Haskins

Halmoni's Day by Edna Coe Bercaw
How to Draw South Korea's Sights and Symbols by Melody S. Mis

JinWoo by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

New Clothes for New Year’s Day by Hyun-Joo Bae

Peacebound Trains by Haemi Balgassi; illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

Peach Heaven by Yangsook Choi

The Love of Two Stars retold and illus. by Janie Jaehyun Park

The Rabbit's Escape by Suzanne Crowder Han

We Adopted You, Benjamin Koo by Linda Walvoord Girard

What Will You Be, Sara Mee? by Kate Aver Avraham

Yoon and the Christmas Mitten by Helen Recorvits

Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip by Sook Nyul Choi


Teen/Young Adult Books

My Freedom Trip by Frances Park and Ginger Park

The Kite Fighters by Linda SuePark

The Korean Americans by Brian Lehrer

The Legend of Hong Kil Dong by Anne Sibley O'Brien
Seesaw Girl by Linda Sue Park
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park - 2002 Newberry medal winner

A Step from Heaven by Ah Na

Year of Impossible Good-byes by Sook Nyul Choi


Adult Books

Aquariums of Pyongyang (10 years in the North KoreanGulag) by KangChol-Hwan & Pierre Rigoulot
Comfort Woman by Nora Okja Keller

Culture Shock! Korea by Sonja Vegdahl Hur and Ben Seunghwa Hur
A Euro-American on a Korean Tour at a Thai Restaurant in China by Chris Winston
A Gesture Life by Chang-Rae Lee

Grace Notes by Sang-Eun Lee Bukaty

In the Absence of Sun by HelieLee

Jia by Hyejin Kim

Korean Cultural Heritage byKorean Overseas Information Service

Korea’s Place in the Sun: A Modern History by Bruce Cumings

Notes on Things Korean by Suzanne Crowder Han

Once They Hear My Name edited by Ellen Lee, Marilyn Lammert and Mary Anne Hess

A Single Square Picture: A Korean Adoptee's Search for Her Roots by Katy Robinson

Still Life With Rice by Helie Lee

The Beauty of Korea by Jai-Sik Suh

The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim



Authentic Recipes from Korea by Injoo Chan

DokSuni: Recipes from My Mother’s Korean Kitchen by Jenny Kwakwith Liz Fried

Growing Up in a Korean Kitchen by Hi Soo Shin Hepinstall


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