I will never forget how upset my Kiddo was when her best friend moved away Both irls were only 4 and too Kiddo was when her best friend moved away Both Making Sense of Leadership: Exploring the Five Key Roles Used by Effective Leaders girls were only 4 and too to realize what moving away would mean Naturally when it happened and the realization that she would never see Rhyanna again finally hit it was a 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 I picked up Juna s Jar to read Juna and Hector are also best friends and the two of them love too adventuring in the park collecting things to put into Juna s big empty kimchi jar bugs rocks anything that catches their fancyBut one morning when juna calls for hector to come when Juna calls for Hector to come and o adventuring in the park his randmother tells her that Hector and his parents have moved away The two friends never Gandhi Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age got a chance to sayood 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 a fish her brother Minho buys her the jar becomes a deep sea adventure the next night it s a jungle to explore with the help of a fast Les Innocents growing bean Minhoives her and finally a cricket takes Juna on an adventure to Hector s new house so she can see that he is doing well Juna is finally able to come to terms with not having Hector to play with any and opens herself up to the possibility of finding a new friendJuna s Jar is a charmingly told story that deals with the difficulties of losing a best friend at an age when kids don t fully understand how or why that can happen and of finally coming to terms with never having said ood bye or closure making it a book that really fills a needJuna who is Korean and Hector who is Latino are both nicely portrayed diverse characters I like that though their cultural identities were obvious they weren t made a major part of the story so that the universal theme of friendship remained the focus And although a lot of kids may not know that kimchi is a Korean dish made with fermented vegetables and it is becoming a part of the American diet and this may open kids up to trying it And young readers may even want a big jar like Juna s to o adventuring withI thought Juna s older brother was also a very well done character He is a reat example of a kind considerate sibling trying to help his younger sister deal with her friend moving away Juna s nighttime adventures are helped with a little magical realism that may confuse young readers and should definitely enerate some magical realism that may confuse young readers and should definitely The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathers: Masculinity, Carework and Fatherhood in the United States generate some about reality and imagination Did Juna reallyo deep sea diving in her jar or did she dream it The difference is clear in the wonderful watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino where reality is clear and nighttime adventures are shouwn to be dreamlike but t Juna s Jar is a picture 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 collection of kimchi jars and how she addresses her big brother in Korean Hector is of Hispanic or Latino background as made apparent by how his randma is referred to as Abuelita and reeting others using Hola The two friends love Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth going on adventures with Juna s kimchi jars They find items to put in Juna s Jar One day Hector unexpectedly moves away without sayingoodbye This left Juna feeling sad and lonely Her big brother steps in and helps Juna find new items to put in her jar Using her imagination Juna 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts 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. 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 sayood bye Juna is heartbroken and left to wonder who Ave He woke the next day telling me he had done this and the snake left So while This Story Does Make Light story does make light the deep loss experienced it honors the ability of children to use their senses and imaginations and play to work through their worlds This is a story about a little a little Moonrise (Snowfall, girl named Juna her friend Hector and the different things they put in her empty kimchi jar One day Hector moves away without sayingoodbye to Juna Not only does Juna wonder who she will play with now that
best friend 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 of things as a little irl and kept my treasures in baby food jars I became best friends with a irl I met in first Hello, Snow! grade and she began to collect items in jars too Eventually we had the same collections of buttons sand stickerslitter pebbles and just about anything else we could fit into those tiny jars My friend moved away when we were in fourth A Little Dinner Before the Play 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 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 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 portray a young Koreanirl s friendship and imagination as a young person We need not so sad non immigration universal stories of Korean Asian people 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 parentsgrandparents experiences Korean words here are authentic Cross cultural friendship with Hector and his abuelita are a positive side in the story Many of immigrants kids always hangout kids from the mainstream in previous Korean immigrants stories not other kids of minorities That is different in Mastering the Art of Saying No Without Feeling Guilty: Tips, Techniques and Strategies good ways 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 peace with that and make new friends 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 isone she has to come up with ideas about what to do with the jars on her own She Yuganta, The End Of An Epoch gets a fish a plant and arasshopper for her jar With every new thing she puts in the jar she Once a Wicked Lady: A Biography of Margaret Lockwood 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 sheave him she wakes up at peace knowing her friend is okay That same day she takes an empty kimchi jar to the park and makes a new friend to have adventures with Source 2015 AsianPacific American Awards for Literature s Jar is a fictional story about Juna who is Korean American Juna and her friend Hec 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 plant and a cricket Each time the jar becomes empty the two find a way to fill it again The last page 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 picture book would be helpful in helping young readers deal with the losses in their own lives. Iend What Juna finds is that adventure and new friends can be found in the most unexpected places Coupled with dreamy watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino Juna's Jar is a heartwarming and whimsical tale about the power of the imaginatio. .her best friend
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Backgrounds The text uses the Korean word Oppa to ADDRESS JUNA S BIG BROTHER IT ALSO USES THE Juna s big brother It also uses the Abuelita to address Hector s Forbidden Reading grandma The definitions of these words are indicated in the beginning of the book to help readers better understand the story The illustrations portray Juna as a Korean or Korean Americanirl who likes to eat kimchi Her brother uses chopsticks when eating and takes Juna to Koreatown to purchase items The illustration of Hector does not make it apparent that He Is Hispanic Or is Hispanic or However Juna addresses his A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line grandma as Abuelita and Abuelita replies back by saying Hola which makes it apparent The illustration ofrandma s house has a sign saying Bienvenidas which 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 person s point of view It addresses the themes of friendship and imagination with the help of characters from diverse backgrounds The themes age of characters plot and illustrations in the text indicate it is appropriate for primary Future Focus grades It can be used as a read aloud or shared reading text when talking about friendship and comparing and contrasting between two characters experiences Juna s Jar written by Jane Bahk is the AsianPacific American Award children s picture book winner I chose this book for a review of non print material using the AsianPacific American Awards for Literature website Juna s Jar is a heartwarming book about airl named Juna who together with her friend Hector Major Problems in American Urban and Suburban History: Documents and Essays goes on adventures in the park and collects different things to place in her kimchi jar When Hector moves away Juna s longing for friendship is fulfilled by her dreamlike adventures in the most unexpected places Viewing this book in an audiovisual format made the warm colored illustrations and the events of magical realism come to life The narration was transparent it evoked emotions and drew me into the story The narratorave the characters in this book uniue attributes by separating their voices I think that young readers ages 5 and up would find this picture book uite pleasing 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 A Sting in the Tale get to sayoodbye So when her brother buys her a fish to cheer her up it can not take the place of Hector but it does trigger her mind to o on a fantastical adventure in her dream When the jar is too small for her oldfish she uses it in other ways each time that triggers such dreams and Devil's Red Nickel growing something beyond the jar Eventually Juna is able to see Hector in her dreams safe and sleeping beside the kimchi jar sheave him and this frees her to be ready for making another friend I personally love this tale and the process 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 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 Very things is a very one to me and children of 3 5 often have powerful 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 le. Ill on o on adventures with her Determined to find Hector Juna turns to her special kimchi jar for help each night She plunges into the depths of the ocean swings on vines through the jungle and flies through the night sky in search of her fr.