[Junas Jar] E–pub ☆ Jane Bahk
This is a story about a little a little girl named Juna her friend Hector and the different things they ut in her empty kimchi jar One day Hector moves away without saying goodbye to Juna Not only does Juna wonder who she will lay with now that her best friend has moved away but she also wonders what became of Hector She sets out to find her friend 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 help of her jar I made a text
To Self Connection Right Away self connection right away I used to collect all types things as a little girl and kept my treasures in baby food jars I became best friends with a girl I met in first grade and she began to collect items in jars too Eventually we had the same collections of buttons sand stickers glitter ebbles and just about anything else we could fit into those tiny jars My friend moved away when we were in fourth grade and eventually we lost touch I was really sad to have lost my best friend but I still have those little baby food jars filled with items that I don t need but can never Ye Castle Stinketh: Could You Survive Living in a Castle? part with Juna s Jar took me back to a time in my childhood that was as magical and innocent as the adventures Juna took each night In this wonderfully written story we follow Juna s journey as she tries to cope with a friend moving away Juna always saves her families empty kimchi jars and now that her friend Hector is gone she has to come up with ideas about what to do with the jars on her own She gets a fish alant and a grasshopper for her jar With every new thing she uts 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 eace knowing her friend is okay That same day she takes an empty kimchi jar to the Bootie and the Beast park and makes a new friend to have adventures with Juna s Jar is aicture book about a story between two best friends Juna and Hector who are from different cultural backgrounds Juna is of Korean background
AS MADE APPARENT BY HER COLLECTIONmade apparent by her collection kimchi jars and how she addresses her big brother in Korean Hector is of Hispanic or Latino background as made apparent by how his grandma is referred to as Abuelita and greeting others using Hola The two friends love going on adventures with Juna s kimchi jars They find items to ut in Juna s Jar One day Hector unexpectedly moves away without saying goodbye This left Juna feeling sad and lonely Her big brother steps in and helps Juna find new items to ut in her jar Using her imagination Juna goes on adventures with the new items in her jar each time she looks for Hector and hopes to find 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 ortray 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 urchase 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 whic. Juna and her best friend 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 H 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 16 AsianPacific American Awards for Literature It is told in a third erson s Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain point of view It addresses the themes of friendship and imagination with the help of characters from diverse backgrounds The themes age of characterslot and illustrations in the text indicate it is appropriate for rimary grades It can be used as a read aloud appropriate for rimary grades It can be used as a read aloud shared reading text when talking about friendship and comparing and contrasting between two characters experiences Wondering where he is now Juna misses her friend Hector and their adventures after he moves away unexpectedly Her big brother Minho helps her cope with her loss by finding some uses for the large kimchi jar she uses to collect things Each night she searches for Hector with the help of her friends a fish a bean None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That's a Good Thing) plant and a cricket Each time the jar becomes empty the two find a way to fill it again The lastage shows the best way to fill the emptiness left by a loss and the soft watercolor illustrations vividly show Juna in the midst of her everyday adventures and her nightly fantasies This Puta picture book would be helpful in helping young readers deal with the losses in their own lives Juna s friendship with Hector is built on exploring new things while collecting things for her kimchi jar When Hector moves away she doesn t even get to say goodbye So when her brother buys her a fish to cheer her up it can not take thelace of Hector but it does trigger her mind to go on a fantastical adventure in her dream When the jar is too small for her goldfish she uses it in other ways each too small for her goldfish she uses it in other ways each 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 this frees her to be ready for making another friend I 伝説の勇者の伝説 5 出来心の後始末 personally love this tale and therocess of dream transformation in real life So while some may find this entirely fantastical I appreciate metaphor showing how Juna works through her unspoken anxiety about how Hector disappeared from her life However I also do think we do not have to always make light of heavy topics and there was a Killer Games possibility lost of exploring open expression of Juna s loss but then again that may be someone else s story The idea that one can use their dreams to work through things is a veryowerful one to me and children of 3 5 often have owerful dreams triggered by daily life and the mysteries of emotion they dont yet have language to fully explain always I have in fact asked my son at age 3 when he woke from a nightmare with a snake if the snake had said or done anything to him When he said no I told him the next time he dreamt to ask the snake why it was there or simply tell it to leave He woke the next day telling me he had done this and the snake left So while this story does make light of the deep loss experienced it honors the ability of children to use their senses and imaginations and lay to work through their worlds There are aspects of the books that seem like magical realism but the core story is a child missing her friend and learning to make eace with that and make new friends I will never forget how upset my Kiddo was when her best. Ill on go on adventures with her Determined to find Hector Juna turns to her special kimchi jar for help each night She lunges into the depths of the ocean swings on vines through the jungle and flies through the night sky in search of her fr. Friend moved away Both girls were only 4 and too young to realize what moving away would mean Naturally When It Happened And when it happened and realization that she would never see Rhyanna again finally hit it was a Cocksure pretty hard blow In fact she continued to look for her friend wherever we went for a few weeks My Kiddo finally did understand that her friend was not around or coming back but she s never forgotten those first lonely daysI was reminded of this time in my Kiddo s life when Iicked up Juna s Jar to read Juna and Hector are also best friends and the two of them love to go adventuring in the Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (Bold Women of the 18th Century, park collecting things tout into Juna s big empty kimchi jar bugs rocks anything that catches their fancyBut one morning when Juna calls for Hector to come out and go adventuring in the Porto Bello Gold park his grandmother tells her that Hector and hisarents have moved away The two friends never got a chance to say good byeMissing her friend Juna begins to look for him in her dreams Each night the kimchi jar becomes a source of adventure as Juna looks for Hector The first night with the help of Source 2015 AsianPacific American Awards for Literature s
Jar is a fictional story about Juna who is Korean American Juna and her friendis a fictional story about Juna who is Korean American Juna and her friend 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 friend She goes on adventures swimming deep into the ocean and to underwater caves swinging through the trees of the rain forest and flying through the city on a giant cricket s back in search of Hector She is finally able to let go and make a new friend The watercolor illustrations are detailed and dreamlike clearly depicting Juna s emotions and imagination This icture book incorporates cross racial friendship and aspects of the Korean and Hispanic cultures the main character Juna book incorporates cross racial friendship and aspects of the Korean and Hispanic cultures the main character Juna use of chopsticks and kimchi jar Hector is Hispanic and lives with his abuelita While there are multicultural aspects the story is universal which makes it easy for all children to relate and make ersonal connections It is a heartwarming story about both new and ending friendships that The Three Lives of Sonata James primary students would enjoy reading Juna s Jar written by Jane Bahk is the AsianPacific American Award children sicture book winner I chose this book for a review of non Mein Erster Mörder print material using the AsianPacific American Awards for Literature website Juna s Jar is a heartwarming book about a girl named Juna who together with her friend Hector goes on adventures in theark and collects different things to lace in her kimchi jar When Hector moves away Juna Unlike many of Korean immigrants books this book has a kimchi jar yet kimchi jar doesn t dominate Korean ness but serves a medium to ortray a young Korean girl s friendship and imagination as a young Kaki vojaki: roman v rimah in slikah person We need not so sad non immigration universal stories of Korean Asianeople in the US and this book can contribute for that Too many sad voices in Korean diaspora literature so far because often it is written based on their own immigration experience or arentsgrandparents experiences Korean words here are authentic Cross cultural friendship with Hector and his abuelita are a ositive side in the story Many of immigrants kids always hangout kids from the mainstream in revious Korean immigrants stories not other kids of minorities That is different in good ways. Iend What Juna finds is that adventure and new friends can be found in the most unexpected laces Coupled with dreamy watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino Juna's Jar is a heartwarming and whimsical tale about the ower of the imaginatio.