This audiobook contains touching accounts of struggles and achievements of Korean Americans and serves an important primary source material for understanding the Korean teenage experience in the United States. Life Stories of Korean American Youth is a valuable source for Korean Studies and Ethnic Studies.
This audiobook contains biographical accounts of a diverse group Korean Americans. Dr. Chol Su Ko, Grace's father, tells of his rise to greatness in the Korean world of dentistry. Kenny Yoon, a junior at Horace Mann School in New York, is a part of the gifted music program at The Julliard School. Kenny describes how he came to play violin and how he hopes to bring joy to people through music. Edward Kim is a talented swimmer, who aspires to attend West Point, a U.S. Military Academy. He is currently a sophomore at Ridgewood High School and hopes to make the U.S. Olympic Team in swimming. Ami Park, who attends a Korean Buddhist monastery, describes her identity and her effort to bring joy to the world as an entertainer and a future movie star.