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“A heartwarming tale sure to resonate with readers…Quiet moments coupled with charming art make for an endearing venture.”
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Waiting for Tomorrow

Written by Susan Yoon
Illustrated by Julie Kwon
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Appa is coming home tomorrow after a long time away, and sisters Haejin and Hanna want to make something very special to greet his return. They spend the day preparing their favorite treat—hotteok, a brown-sugar-filled Korean pancake. But when their batter is ruined, how will they make something special for tomorrow?

Julie Kwon’s illustrations are full of sweetness with a dash of eye-winking mischief, perfectly illuminating Haejin and Hanna’s everyday adventure. From warm hugs to sticky fingers, Waiting for Tomorrow is debut author Susan Yoon’s ode to the ordinary days that nourish the most special thing of all—family.

Primary ISBN: 9780374390228
Publication Date: October 2023
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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