Yoomi wants a yellow belt. But she's afraid to break the board. Grandma to the rescue!
Yoomi and her friends are ready to take on the test for their yellow belts in taekwondo. But Yoomi is afraid to break a board. Meanwhile, Grandma is struggling to learn something new, too.
But Yoomi and Grandma encourage and inspire each other. Yoomi discovers how, with persistence, focus, deep breathing, and above all, a loving Grandma, even the toughest challenges can be overcome.
This companion to No Kimchi for Me emphasizes self-confidence, determination, and the value of family. Backmatter about taekwondo, including some Korean vocabulary, is included.---from the publisher
A Junior Library Guild Selection
40 pages 978-0823443604 Ages 4-8
Keywords: taekwondo, martial arts, grandmother, determination, courage, self confidence, family, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, overcoming obstacles, cats, Asian, Asian American author