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Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business

(Mindy Kim #1)

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Alyson Heller at Aladdin has acquired at auction, Lyla Lee’s debut chapter book series, pitched as FRESH OFF THE BOAT meets JUNIE B. JONES, the first book entitled MINDY KIM AND THE YUMMY SEAWEED BUSINESS, in which a Korean American second grader moves to a mostly Caucasian Florida community. In an effort to adjust to her new school, she starts a snack trading ring with th ...more
Expected publication: January 14th 2020 by Aladdin Books
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This was absolutely adorable! Mindy Kim is the new girl in school, and in a desperate attempt to fit in after being made fun of for her Korean snacks, she starts trading and selling dried seaweed to her classmates to convince them to befriend her. It's a pretty typical and lighthearted take on the classic "nervous new kid" theme, but it's got this great breath of fresh air thanks to the own-voice Korean-American rep as well as Mindy's status as a child whose mother has recently passed away. Whil ...more
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omg this was so cute??? and it made me cry a little??? I'm so happy kids will have this chapter book series next year!!
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Thank you to Lyla Lee for sending my students and I a copy of this ARC through a contest we won via Twitter. My first graders were mesmerized with this story and the audible sigh of dismay occurred when I told them that they have to wait quite a bit of time before book 2 and 3 in the series come out. There was tears, laughter, and applause. Mindy Kim is a young girl who has had to deal with a lot of change in a short amount of time. Mindy's mom recently passed away. This is by no means a spoiler ...more
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Lyla Lee is the author of the Mindy Kim series as well as the upcoming YA novel, I’ll Be The One. Although she was born in a small town in South Korea, she’s since then lived in various parts of the United States, including California, Florida, and Texas. Inspired by her English teacher, she started writing her own stories in fourth grade and finished her first novel at the age of fourteen. After ...more

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