Posts Tagged "Mike Jung"

Unidentified Suburban Object: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

MIDDLE GRADE GIVEAWAY For Educators, Librarians & Community Organizers Serving Grades 04-09   We gave away 20 copies! Our thanks to the Scholastic , Inc. and author Mike Jung!   THE BOOK Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung (Scholastic, Inc.), Chloe has just about had it with people not knowing the difference between someone who’s Chinese, Japanese, or Korean. She’s had it with people thinking that everything she does well — getting good grades, winning first chair in the orchestra, et CETera — is because she’s ASIAN. Of course, her own parents don’t want to have anything...

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Unidentified Suburban Object: Discussing Identity, Difference & Cross-Group Friendship

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, Theme: Anti-Bullying, Theme: Character Education, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Social Change, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 1 comment

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK In Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung (Scholastic, Inc.), Chloe has just about had it with people not knowing the difference between someone who’s Chinese, Japanese, or Korean. She’s had it with people thinking that everything she does well — getting good grades, winning first chair in the orchestra, et CETera — is because she’s ASIAN. Of course, her own parents don’t want to have anything to DO with their Korean background. Any time Chloe asks them a question, they change the subject. They seem perfectly happy to be the only...

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Unidentified Suburban Object: Fishbowl of Prizes

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers | 0 comments

How Can You Win a Whacky Fishbowl of KidLit Prizes? (Including a signed copy of Mike Jung’s middle grade novel and other Jung-ian author treasures…) Catch sight of Mike Jung’s new children’s book on shelves or online. Snap a picture & share it on your social media. Hashtag the post with #USOSighting. Curious City will follow the hashtag like a slathering shark on a shimmering school of silver swordfish. On 6/1/16, one random #USOSighting hashtagger will be contacted with the electric news that they have won the Unidentified Suburban Object Fishbowl of Prizes!...

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