Publisher: Speak; Reprint edition (October 13, 2003)
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while four-year-old younger Ju Park first hears the phrases Mi Gook -- Korean for "America" -- she is certain that they suggest "Heaven." but if her relatives strikes to Southern California the next 12 months, she reveals the transition from lifestyles in Korea faraway from effortless. The numerous unforeseen demanding situations -- from studying English, to discovering paintings, to attending tuition -- positioned progressively more strain at the Park relations till its fragile development starts to splinter. but as younger Ju grows from baby to adolescent in her new domestic she unearths a stunning new voice -- neither Korean nor American, yet uniquely her personal. That voice permits her to make experience of her global, and offers her the energy to prevail. A Step from Heaven is the beautiful debut of an both particular author.