Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what happens when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious about fitting in. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to choose an American name from a glass jar. But while Unhei thinks of being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, nothing feels right. With the help of a new friend, Unhei will learn that the best name is her own. From acclaimed creator Yangsook Choi comes the bestselling classic about finding the courage to be yourself and being proud of your background.
This heartwarming back to school book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like acceptance. It is also great for predicting and for targeting character analysis as well as for /n/, /k/ and /r/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Name Jar in speech therapy below: