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Sun Yung Shin

Born: in Seoul, South Korea
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Aun Yung Shin grew up in the Chicago area.

Biography: Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, South Korea. After living in Boston and Pittsburgh, she moved to the Twin Cities and now teaches at the Perpich Center for Arts Education.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Sun Yung Shin on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Cooper's lesson /
ISBN: 0892391936 OCLC: 52312109

Children's Book Press : San Francisco, CA : 2004.

When Cooper, a biracial Korean-American boy, feels uncomfortable trying to speak Korean in Mr. Lee's grocery, his bad behavior eventually leads to a change in his attitude.

Cooper's lesson.
ISBN: 0892393610 OCLC: 938359891

Children'S Book Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2015.

Skirt full of black :
ISBN: 9781566891998 OCLC: 76786728

Coffee House Press, Minneapolis : ©2006.