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Yoon and the Jade Bracelet

"Yoon and the Jade Bracelet" is written by Helen Recorvits and illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska. Yoon is a Korean little girl who is new to America. It is her birthday and she would like a jump rope. But her mother gives her a Korean storybook about a little girl being tricked by a tiger. Yoon is also given a jade bracelet belonging to her grand-mother.

The next day at school, an older girl invites Yoon to join in jump rope, and asks Yoon to lend her the jade bracelet. But she refuses to give it back. Yoon has to use her "Shining Wisdom" to retrieve the bracelet and unlike the little girl in her Korean book, she shows that even a little girl can trick a tiger...