An Na

Finalist, 2001 National Book Awards

An Na (Chair) is the author of four novels, including The Place Between Breaths, The Fold, Wait for Me, and A Step from Heaven, which was a National Book Award Finalist and won the Michael L. Printz Award.
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A Step from Heaven

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ISBN 9781886910584 Front Street, Incorporated

In this first novel, a young girl describes her family's bittersweet experience in the United States after their emigration from Korea. An Na's striking language authentically reflects the process of acculturation as Young Ju grows from a child to an adult.  More about this book >

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An Na

An Na (Chair) is the author of four novels, including The Place Between Breaths, The Fold, Wait for Me, and A Step from Heaven, which was a National Book Award Finalist and won the Michael L. Printz Award. Her honors include the International Reading Association Award and the Parents Choice Gold Award, and her books have been named as ALA Best Books for Young Adults and New York Times Notables. She teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA.

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