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a best riend at an age when kids don t ully understand how or why that can happen best riend at an age when kids don t A Touch of Gold fully understand how or why that can happen ofinally coming to terms with never having said good bye or closure making it a book that really ills 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 riendship remained the ocus And although a lot of kids may not know that kimchi is a Korean dish made with ermented vegetables and it is becoming a part of the American diet and this may open kids up to trying it And 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 his younger sister deal with her riend moving away Juna s nighttime adventures are helped with a little magical realism that may confuse 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 wate Source 2015 AsianPacific American Awards or Literature s Jar is a Cancer Has Its Privileges: Stories of Hope and Laughter fictional story about Juna who is Korean American Juna and herriend Hector go on adventures and use Juna s empty kimchi jars to collect rocks and insects Hector moves away and Juna uses her kimchi jar and imagination to help her cope with missing her Az éltető étkek arany szutrája friend She goes on adventures swimming deep into the ocean and to underwater caves swinging through the trees of the rainorest and A Grid for Murder flying through the city on a giant cricket s back in search of Hector She isinally able to let go and make a new riend The watercolor illustrations are detailed and dreamlike clearly depicting Juna s emotions and imagination This picture book incorporates cross racial riendship and aspect Juna s Jar written by Jane Bahk is the AsianPacific American Award children s picture book winner I chose this book or a
Review Of Non Print of non print using the AsianPacific American Awards or Literature website Juna s Jar is a heartwarming book about a girl named Juna who together with her riend Hector goes on adventures in the park and collects different things to place in her kimchi jar When Hector moves away Juna s longing or Cooking the Whole Foods Way: Your Complete, Everyday Guide to Healthy, Delicious Eating with 500 Recipes, Menus, Meal Planning, Techniques, Buying friendship isulfilled by her dreamlike adventures in the most unexpected places Viewing this book in an audiovisual ormat made the warm colored illustrations and the events of magical realism come to life The narration was transparent it evoked emotions and drew me into the story The narrator gave the characters in this book uniue attributes by separating their voices I
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16 AsianPacific American Awards or Literature It is told in a third person s point of view It addresses the themes of riendship and imagination with the help of characters rom diverse backgrounds The themes age of characters plot and illustrations in the text indicate it is appropriate The Northman's Bride for primary grades It can be used as a read aloud or shared reading text when talking aboutriendship and comparing and contrasting between two characters experiences Wondering where he is now Juna misses her riend Hector and their adventures after he moves away unexpectedly Her big brother
MINHO HELPS HER COPE WITH HERhelps her cope with her by inding some uses Cherry Bomb for the large kimchi jar she uses to collect things Each night she searchesor Hector with the help of her Leading the Way friends aish a bean plant and a cricket Each time the jar becomes empty the two ind a way to ill it again The last page shows the best way to The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming a Stepmother with Humor and Grace fill the emptiness left by a loss and the soft watercolor illustrations vividly show Juna in the midst of her everyday adventures and her nightlyantasies This picture book would be helpful in helping young readers deal with the losses in their own lives Juna s When Red Cried Wolf friendship with Hector is built on exploring new things while collecting thingsor her kimchi jar When Hector moves away she doesn t even get to say goodbye So when her brother buys her a ish to cheer her up it can not take the place of Hector but it does trigger her mind to go on a antastical adventure in her dream When the jar is too small The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing 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 beside the kimchi jar she gave him and thisrees her to be ready Song of the Forest for making anotherriend I personally love this tale and the process of dream transformation in real life So while some may ind this entirely There are aspects of the books that seem like magical realism but the core story is a child missing her A Constellation of Vital Phenomena friend and learning to make peace with that and make newriends I will never orget how upset my Kiddo was when her best riend moved away Both girls were only 4 And Too Young To and too young to what moving away would mean Naturally when it happened and the realization that she would never see Rhyanna again Sextasy: Master the Timeless Techniques of Tantra, Tao, and the Kama Sutra to Take Lovemaking to New Heights finally hit it was a pretty hard blow Inact she continued to look Still Life with Chickens for herriend wherever we went Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea for aew weeks My Kiddo Paradox Bound finally did understand that herriend was not around or coming back but she s never orgotten those irst 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 STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare 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 theirancyBut one morning when Juna calls or Hector to come out and go adventuring in the park his grandmother tells her that Hector and his parents have moved away The two riends never got a chance to say good byeMissing her Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays friend Juna begins to lookor him in her dreams Each night the kimchi jar becomes a source of adventure as Juna looks Are All Guys Assholes?: More Than 1,000 Guys in 10 Cities Reveal Why They're Not, Why They Sometimes Act Like They Are, and How Understanding Their ... Will Solve Your Guy Drama Once and For All for Hector Theirst night with the help of a ish 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 GROWINGhelp of a ast growing Minho gives her and Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived finally a cricket takes Juna on an adventure to Hector s new house so she can see that he is doing well Juna isinally able to come to terms with not having Hector to play with any and opens herself up to the possibility of Mexican Hooker finding a newriendJuna s Jar is a charmingly told. Ill on go on adventures with her Determined to The League for the Suppression of Celery find Hector Juna turns to her special kimchi jaror help each night She plunges into the depths of the ocean swings on vines through the jungle and The Thirteen-Gun Salute flies through the night sky in search of herr.
Read & Download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ree Þ Jane BahkThis is a story about a little a little girl named Juna her riend 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 riend has moved away but she also wonders what became of Hector She sets out to The Day Fidel Died find herriend 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 ood jars I became best riends with a girl I met in irst 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 it into those tiny jars My Gulp!: The Seven-Day Crash Course to Master Fear and Break Through Any Challenge friend moved away when we were inourth grade and eventually we lost touch I was really sad to have lost my best The Outlaw and the Upstart King friend but I still have those little babyood jars illed with items that I don t need but can never part with Juna s Jar took me back to a
Time In My Childhoodin my childhood was as magical and innocent as the adventures Juna took each night In this wonderfully written story we ollow Juna s journey as she tries to cope with a Standing By: The Making of an American Military Family in a Time of War friend moving away Juna always saves heramilies empty kimchi jars and now that her riend Hector is gone she has to come up with ideas about what to do with the jars on her own She gets a ish a plant and a grasshopper Stories for a Kindred Heart: Over 100 Treasures to Touch Your Soul for her jar With every new thing she puts in the jar she goes on an adventure in her dreams One night she dreams of visiting Hector and she sees that he is happy and still using the kimchi jar she gave him she wakes up at peace knowing herriend is okay That same day she takes an empty kimchi jar to the park and makes a new Concrete And Wild Carrot friend to have adventures with Juna s Jar is a picture book about a story between two bestriends Juna and Hector who are rom 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 orher big brother in Korean Hector is of Hispanic or background as made apparent by how his grandma is referred to as Abuelita and greeting others using Hola The two riends love going on adventures with Juna s kimchi jars They Stories for a Teen's Heart find items to put in Juna s Jar One day Hector unexpectedly moves away without saying goodbye This left Junaeeling sad and lonely Her big brother steps in and helps Juna ind 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 or Hector and hopes to ind 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 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 are included to describe Juna s cultural background Juna s Jar is the winner of the 2015. Juna and her best riend 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