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Kim Dae-Jung's "Three-Stage" Approach to Korean Unification  by Kim Dae-Jung   

Kim/Kimi  by Hadley Irwin    Story of a 16-year-old girl whose father (who died before she was born) was Japanese and whose mother is Irish. Kim often feels different from those around her but never outwardly explores her Japanese heritage until one weekend when she flies without permission to Sacramento, CA to look for her grandparents.

Kimchi: A Korean Health Food     

Kongi and Potgi: A Story from Korea  by Oki S. Han   Written and illustrated by a Korean woman, this book for younger children tells a Korean version of the Cinderella story.

Korea  by Lonely Planet    Includes 110 maps and green index, plus the regular history, culture, and site details.

Korea Old and New: A History  by Carter J. Eckert and others, ed   

Korea: A Walk through the Land of Miracles  by Simon Winchester   Author sets out on foot to discover the Republic of Korea.

Korea: A Walk through the Land of Miracles  by Simon Winchester   This travel book has a fair amount of history in it. It is currently out of print, but you might find it at your local library.

Korea: An Illustrated History  by David Rees   Recognized expert on Korean history shares details of Korean nation from ancient times to 1945. B&W maps and illustrations. Ages 9+.

Korea's Cultural Roots  by Dr. Jon Carter Covell   Shamanistic, Buddhist, and Neo-Confucian roots are traced to show the merging of Korea's traditions into a culture that is distinctly Korean.

Korea's Golden Poems  translated by C. Ko    Collection of best-loved poems that can be read in English or in the original Korean, speaking of nature, emotions, work, play and home in simple language that even children will love.

Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History  by Bruce Cumings    Reviews indicate that Cumings is pretty straightforward and somewhat unapologetic about how his political views color his reading of historical events. Don't really know what that means, but I guess you can expect a somewhat more subjective reading of recent Korean history.

Korean Children's Day  by Ruth Suyenaga    Boy (adopted from Korea) takes his friend with him to the Korean Institute for classes. Very simple, straightforward story.

Korean Children's Favorite Stories  by So-un Kim    A collection of illustrated folk tales.

Korean Cooking  by Hilaire Walden   Includes pictures of each dish.

Korean Cultural Heritage  by the Korean Overseas Information Service    I picked this book up at a book is a "touristy" type book with lots of photos and all kinds of cultural information.

Korean Folk Tales for Children  adapted by D. Vorhees and M. Mueller    Set of ten bilingual volumes (can be bought individually) covering twenty timeless tales illustrated by Korean artists.

Korean Games  by Frances M. Koh   

Korean Holidays and Festivals  by Frances M. Koh   

Korean Traditional Landscape Architecture  by The Korean Institue of Traditional Landscape Architecture/HollyM