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Which makes it apparent The illustration of grandma s house has a sign saying Bienvenidas which is Welcome in Spanish Although using kimchi to indicate Juna is Korean can seem stereotypical it is not offensive because of the other details that is Korean can seem stereotypical it is not offensive because of the other details that included to describe Juna s cultural background Juna s Jar is the winner of the 2015 16 AsianPacific American Awards for Literature It is told in a third person s point of view It addresses the themes of friendship and imagination with the help of characters from diverse backgrounds The themes age of characters plot and illustrations in the text indicate it is appropriate for primary grades It can be used as a read aloud or shared reading text when talking about friendship and comparing and contrasting between two characters experiences Juna s Jar written by Jane Bahk is the AsianPacific American Award children s picture book winner I chose this book American Award children s picture book winner I chose this book a review of non print material using the AsianPacific American Awards for Literature website Juna s Jar is a heartwarming book about a girl named Juna who together with her friend Hector goes on adventures in the park and collects different things to place in her kimchi jar When Hector moves away Juna s longing for friendship is fulfilled by her dreamlike adventures in the most unexpected places Viewing this book in an audiovisual format made the warm colored illustrations #and the events of magical realism come to life The narration was transparent it evoked emotions and drew me #the events of magical realism come to life The narration was transparent it evoked emotions and drew me the story The narrator gave the characters in this book uniue attributes by separating their voices I think that oung readers ages 5 and up would find this picture book uite pleasing Juna s friendship with Hector is built on exploring new things while collecting things for her kimchi jar When Hector moves away she doesn t even get to say goodbye So when her brother buys her a fish to cheer her up it can not take the place of Hector but it does trigger her mind to go on a fantastical adventure in her dream When the jar is too small for her goldfish she uses it in other ways each time that triggers such dreams and growing something beyond the jar Eventually Juna is able to see Hector in her dreams safe and sleeping besid This is a story about a little a little girl named Juna her friend Hector and the different things they put in her empty kimchi jar One day Hector moves away without saying goodbye to Juna Not only does Juna wonder who she will play with now that her best friend has moved away but she also wonders what became of Hector She sets out to find her friend and is taken on several adventures with the help of her jar I made a text to self connection right away because I used to collect all types of things as a little girl and kept my treasures in baby food jars I became best friends with a girl I met in first grade and she began to collect items in jars too Eventually we had the same collections of buttons sand stickers glitter pebbles and just about anything else we could fit into those tiny jars My friend moved away when we were in fourth grade and eventually we lost touch I was really sad to have lost my best friend but I still have those little baby food jars filled with items that I don t need but can never part with Juna s Jar took me back to a time in my childhood that was as magical and innocent as the adventures Juna took each nigh. Iend What Juna finds is that adventure and new friends can be found in the most unexpected places Coupled with dreamy watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino Juna's Jar is a heartwarming and whimsical tale about the power of the imaginatio. Is doing well Juna is finally able to come to terms with not having Hector to play with any and opens herself up to the possibility of finding a new friendJuna s Jar is a charmingly told story that deals with the difficulties of losing a best friend at an age when kids don t fully understand how or why that can happen and of finally coming to terms with never having said good understand how or why that can happen and of finally coming to terms with never having said good or closure making it a book that really fills a needJuna who is Korean and Hector who is Latino are both nicely portrayed diverse characters I like that though their cultural identities were obvious they weren t made a major part OF THE STORY SO THAT THE UNIVERSAL THEME OF the story so that the universal theme of remained the focus And although a lot of kids may not know that kimchi is a Korean dish made with fermented vegetables and it is becoming a part of the American diet and this may open kids up to trying it And Notes sur la mlodie des choses young readers may even want a big jar like Juna s to go adventuring withI thought Juna s older brother was also a very well done character He is a great example of a kind considerate sibling trying to help hisounger sister deal with her friend moving away Juna s nighttime adventures are helped with a little magical realism that may confuse Le druidisme au quotidien : Guide pratique et philosophique young readers and should definitely generate some conversation about reality and imagination Did Juna really go deep sea diving in her jar or did she dream it The difference is clear in the wonderful watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino where reality is clear and nighttime adventures are shouwn to be dreamlike but that may not register with theoungest readersJuna s Jar is a satisfying story about a God de vader en God de moeder young girl who just misses her friend and I wish it had been around when my Kiddo wasoungThis book is recommended for readers age 3This book was provided to me by the publisher Lee Low Books This review was originally posted on Randomly Reading Juna s Jar is a picture book about a story between two best friends Juna and Hector who are from different cultural backgrounds Juna is of Korean background as made apparent by her collection of kimchi jars and how she addresses her big brother in Korean Hector is of Hispanic or Latino background as made apparent by how his grandma is referred to as Abuelita and greeting others using Hola The two friends love going on adventures with Juna s kimchi jars They find items to put in Juna s Jar One day Hector unexpectedly moves away without saying goodbye This left Juna feeling sad and lonely Her big brother steps in and helps Juna find new items to put in her jar Using her imagination Juna goes on adventures with the new items in her jar each time she looks for Hector and hopes to find him The vibrant and detailed illustrations along with the words in the text capture the two children s cultural backgrounds The text uses the Korean word Oppa to address Juna s big brother It also uses the word Abuelita to address Hector s grandma The definitions of these words are indicated in the beginning of the book to help readers better understand the story The illustrations portray Juna as a Korean or Korean American girl who likes to eat kimchi Her brother uses chopsticks when eating and takes Juna to Koreatown to purchase items The illustration of Hector does not make it apparent that he is Hispanic or Latino However Juna addresses his grandma as Abuelita and Abuelita replies back by saying Hola. Ill on go on adventures with her Determined to find Hector Juna turns to her special kimchi jar for help each night She plunges into the depths of the ocean swings on vines through the jungle and flies through the night sky in search of her fr. Unlike many of Korean immigrants Books THIS BOOK HAS A KIMCHI JAR THIS BOOK HAS A KIMCHI JAR has a kimchi jar kimchi jar doesn t dominate Korean ness but serves a medium to portray a oung Korean girl s friendship and imagination as a oung person We need not so sad non immigration universal stories of Korean Asian people in the US and this book can contribute for that Too many sad voices in Korean diaspora literature so far because often it is written based on their own immigration experience or parentsgrandparents experiences Korean words here are authentic Cross cultural friendship with Hector and his abuelita are a positive side in the sto There are aspects of the books that seem like magical realism but the core story is a child missing her friend and learning to make peace with that and make new friends In this wonderfully written story we follow Juna s journey as she tries to cope with a friend moving away Juna always saves her families empty kimchi jars and now that her friend Hector is gone she has to come up with ideas about what to do with the jars on her own She gets a fish a plant and a grasshopper for her jar With every new thing she puts in the jar she goes on an adventure in her dream Source 2015 AsianPacific American Awards for Literature s Jar is a fictional story about Juna who is Korean Ame Wondering where he is now Juna misses her friend Hector and their adventures after he moves away unexpectedly Her big brother Minho helps her cope with her loss by finding some uses for the large kimchi jar she uses to collect things Each night she searches for Hector with the help of her friends a fish a bean plant and a cricket Each time the jar becomes empty the two find a way to fill it again The last page shows the best way to fill the emptiness left by a loss and the fill it again The last page shows the best way to fill the emptiness left by a loss and the watercolor illustrations vividly show Juna in the midst of her everyday adventures and her nightly fantasies This picture book would be helpful in helping Deliciously Ella entre amis young readers deal with the losses in their own lives I will never forget how upset my Kiddo was when her best friend moved away Both girls were only 4 and toooung to realize what moving away would mean Naturally when it happened and the realization that she would never see Rhyanna again finally hit it was a pretty hard blow In fact she continued to look for her friend wherever we went for a few weeks My Kiddo finally did understand that her friend was not around or coming back but she s never forgotten those first lonely daysI was reminded of this time in my Kiddo s life when I picked up Juna s Jar to read Juna and Hector are also best friends and the two of them love to go adventuring in the park collecting things to put into Juna s big empty kimchi jar bugs rocks anything that catches their fancyBut one morning when Juna calls for Hector to come out and go adventuring in the park his grandmother tells her that Hector and his parents have moved away The two friends never got a chance to say good byeMissing her friend Juna begins to look for him in her dreams Each night the kimchi jar becomes a source of adventure as Juna looks for Hector The first night with the help of a fish her brother Minho buys her the jar becomes a deep sea adventure the next night it s a jungle to explore with the help of a fast growing bean Minho gives her and finally a cricket takes Juna on an adventure to Hector s new house so she can see that he. Juna and her best friend Hector have many adventures together and they love to collect things in empty kimchi jars Then one day Hector unexpectedly moves away without having a chance to say good bye Juna is heartbroken and left to wonder who .

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