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Chloe feels like an Unidentified Suburban Object, by Mike Jung (fiction)
Only Korean kid in town, Mom and Dad won’t talk about family history. Chloe will uncover her heritage, no matter what! On Multicultural Kids’ Books Day, let’s travel to Chloe’s boring town where the middle-schooler’s parents won’t discuss whatever made them move from Korea to the US, and everyone assumes she’s good at math and music because “she’s Asian” since no one there knows the difference between Japanese, Chinese, and Korean! If you’ve ever felt like a fish in the wrong school, like this book cover shows, you understand Chloe’s wish to know her family’s history. Books as mirrors, books as windows – thank you to the organizers and supporters …