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Cooper's Lesson

Title

Cooper's Lesson

Authors

Sun Yung Shin

Illustrator

Kim Cogan

Publisher

Children's Book Press

Pages

30 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780892391936

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; biracial child

Annotation

When Cooper, a biracial Korean-American boy, feels uncomfortable trying to speak Korean in Mr. Lee's grocery, his bad behavior eventually leads to a change in his attitude.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Family Formation

biracial

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Korean / White

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, Mar. 15,2004 American Library Association

Keywords

bilingualism; Korean Americans; identity

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Cooper's Lesson

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