May 2021 Develop Passion and Perseverance

Books of the Month

Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando

by Andrea Wang; illustrated by Kana Urbanowicz (little bee books)

Following World War II, Momofuku Ando struggles to perfect his recipe for a noodle soup that is delicious, inexpensive, and a quick way to feed the hungry.

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When You Trap a Tiger

By Tae Keller (Random House Children’s Books)

Lily takes on a quest from the tiger from her grandmother’s Korean folktales in the hopes it will heal her sick grandmother.

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Frankly in Love

By David Yoon (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers)

Frank’s parents insist that he only date Koreans, so when he falls for Brit, who is white, he teams up with Joy so they can pretend to date each other in order to have the freedom to spend time to date who they like.

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