Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Patti yoon works hard to please her parents who want her to be accepted into all the. I believe that ya books are not available in e book form simply because the standard. Youll be stuck with the memory for the rest of your life. Jun 18, 2019 good enough is a book that changes key cultural assumptions, offering a radical revision of the ideas of evolution and selection. Simon boughton, in his first purchase at norton young readers, has bought paula yoo s debut ya nonfiction book about vincent chin, a chinese american whose beating death at the hands of two white autoworkers in detroit in 1982 galvanized the asian american civil rights movement. Narrator patti yoon sprinkles spam recipes and top ten lists throughout the book, to the great. The paperback version of my ya novel good enough harpercollins 08 is out today, june 7, 2011.
Definitely a good book about growing up and realizing the important. Picture books, chapter books, doesnt matter, i love them. Click here to check out the readergirlz feature on good enough and paula yoo. But we are able to lift this enormous burden from your shoulders by crafting a thoroughly researched and wellwritten dissertation for you. Good enough by paula yoo 2008, hardcover for sale online. Good enough by paula yoo english paperback book free shipping.
Paulas tv writing credits include nbcs the west wing, foxs tru calling, the n paramountmtv cable networks beyond the break, the cws hidden palms, and lifetimes side order of life. I just finished paula yoo s first young adult novel, good enough. But as she begins her senior year in high school, patti falls for cute trumpet player ben. But pattis discovering that theres more to life than the ivy league. With my first book signed, i then went to see the lovely paula yoo, author of the young adult novel good enough. Paula yoo was born in virginia and grew up in connecticut. In this laughaloud book, patti yoon must learn how to balance her parents happiness with her own. They both play violin and were the concertmaster of their connecticut allstate high school orchestra. Good enough paula yoo scores big in her hilarious debut novel about an overachiever who longs to fit in and strives to stand out. Paula noticed my button with the cover of amadis snowman, and she offered to take my picture to post it on her blog, which she has done. A book that has been read but is in good condition.
Napibowriwee stands for national picture book writing week. So winning assistant concertmaster in her allstate violin competition and earning less than 2300 on her sats is simply not good enough. I never in my life thought that a young adult novel about a koreanamerican girl in high school would mean a thing to me, considering that im a middleaged, gay white male. Created by into the wardrobe view on into the wardrobe share. Short chapters, the teens funny occasional sat tips, and her top10 lists make this a good options for reluctant readers. Paula yoo, author of good enough, introduces us to patti yoon, a koreanamerican teenager who longs to fit in and at the same time strives to standout. Paula yoo is a tv writerproducer, book author, and violinist. Mar 10, 2009 good enough ebook written by paula yoo. The pressure is on how to make your korean parents happy. Paula yoo is an acclaimed childrens book author and novelist, tv drama screenwriter, and musician. Oct 15, 2019 read online good enough a shinigami pdf by paula yoo c i really liked this book the ending was amazing and i wish it didn t end right there and i wish she continued it i also liked that she ended it on a cliff hanger but other than that i liked it. Aug 25, 2008 with my first book signed, i then went to see the lovely paula yoo, author of the young adult novel good enough. Paula yoos good enough is a funny, inspiring ode to music and korean.
Buy good enough book online at best prices in india on. Patti yoon works hard to please her parents who want her to be accepted into all the ivy league schools. Good enough was like my bible during high school not only does paula spin the tale of the forbidden love, but she does it in such a way that is easily relatable. Patti knows that the only thing harder than calculus, or maybe mastering the cadenza from the mendelssohn violin concerto in e minor, is being a pkd, a perfect korean daughter. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read good enough. In case you havent noticed, i love childrens literature. She has also written several awardwinning ira notable childrens nonfiction picture books and early readers. Good enough by paula yoo posted on january 27, 2019 march 24, 2019 by sarah s. Feb 01, 2008 paula yoos good enough is a funny, inspiring ode to music and korean parents. The story, good enough, was about a girl name patty did a lot of. My most recent read in this category is good enough by paula yoo, and i must say i loved it yes, its about a korean american high school senior named patti yoon. The book is nothing short of an allout attack on the more radical versions of darwinism in both nature and society, arguing instead for a more nuanced.
Read online good enough a shinigami pdf by paula yoo c. Her latest books include a ya narrative nonfiction. Without a doubt, a dissertation is one of the most important and hardtowrite good enough paula yoo essay papers. Feb 01, 2008 good enough by paula yoo is the story of patti yoon, a koreanamerican girl struggling to meet her strict parents demands, and trying to find herself during her senior year of high school.
Find books like good enough from the worlds largest community of readers. The book, good enough, was written by paula yoo and she did a very good job writing the story. In this very enjoyable read, honor student and violin player patti yoon shares her worries, uncertainties, frustrations, fun, hopes, and dreams during her senior year in high school. What is the theme of the book good enough by paula yoo answers. What is the theme in the book good enough by paula yoo. Simon boughton, in his first purchase at norton young readers, has bought paula yoos debut ya nonfiction book about vincent chin, a chinese american whose beating death at the hands of two white autoworkers in detroit in 1982 galvanized the asian american civil rights movement. Good enough by paula yoo overdrive rakuten overdrive.
Good enough was a 2009 honor book for the asianpacific american award for literature, a 2009 cooperative childrens book center choice, and read more. While patti also wants success, sometimes she just wants to listen to her favorite boy band and hang out with the new guy in town. Main character plot stages patti yoon 17 years old korean plays the violin, loves going to church gatherings with friends, applying to colleges, and gets good grades shy, wellbehaved, welleducated at the beginning of the story patti was a very timid teenage girl. Everything she does affects her chances of getting into an ivy league school. A straighta student, and master violinist, anyone would think that patti has a bright future ahead of her. Good enough paula yoo ebook harpercollins publishers. What is the deal with ya books not being in e format. Paula yoo was very similar to patti in good enough. Paula yoos good enough is a funny, inspiring ode to music and korean parents.
Shes in her senior year of high school and devoting herself to scoring high in her sats and doing well in the allstate violin competition. Paula yoo a korean american teenager tries to please her parents by getting into an ivy league college, but a new guy in school and her love of the violin tempt her in new directions. May 8, 2012 good enough was also chosen as one of the books for the new york public libraries. Her debut ya novel good enough harpercollins 2008 received the asianpacific american honor award for literature apaal.
Dec 31, 2011 what is the theme of the book good enough by paula yoo. Most important, the pkd never questions her parents pushing her to get into harvard, yale and. Good enough by paula yoo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The pkd achieves great grades, shines at extracurriculars and is devoted to her church but never complains or brags. Goodreads members who liked good enough also liked.
Buy good enough book online at low prices in india good. Nov 15, 2008 the amazing paula yoo is the author of the young adult novel good enough. Racism, bullying, teenage pressure and stress, with grace and finesse, and shows what troubles a poc might have in america. Her debut ya narrative nonfiction book about vincent chin, a chinese american whose beating death at the hands of two white autoworkers in detroit in 1982 galvanized the asianamerican civil rights movement and led to stronger federal hate crime legislation, is slated for publication by norton young readers in 2020. Racism, bullying, teenage pressure and stress, with grace and finesse, and shows what troubles a. Oct 27, 2008 fellow fusion author david yoo, writer of girls for breakfast, is her brother. Another fun part of this book is pattis church group and her korean. Or at least its the goal of her parents, and therefore her goal as the perfect korean daughter. Daniel milo argues that nature follows the law of inertia, makes do with mediocrity, and relies on chance rather than maximization. Good enough by paula yoo is about an overachieving senior in high school who is also very accomplished in violin. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Nov 28, 2015 paula yoo is the author of the ya novel good enough harpercollins 08 and the childrens awardwinning nonfiction picture book shining star. That is the goal of patti yoon, the protagonist of paula yoo s novel good enough. Mar 10, 2009 paula yoo scores big in her hilarious debut novel about an overachiever who longs to fit in and strives to stand out.
Good enough by paula yoo is the story of patti yoon, a koreanamerican girl struggling to meet her strict parents demands, and trying to find herself during her senior year of high school. Since 2009, i have hosted this writing event every year from may 17 where we try to write 7 picture books in 7 days featuring advice from published picture book veterans. Pattis parents expect nothing less than the best from their koreanamerican. Paula yoo is a childrens picture book author and novelist. Yoo will have teens wondering if patti can ever measure up, and how she will survive the pressure and heartbreak of her senior year. Hes funny, hes talented, and he looks exactly like the lead singer. Pattis convincing narration is filled with laughoutloud lines, but its the deeper questions. Loosely based on the authors life, this novel is very realistic about parental pressures and the stress of college applications. But i just finished the book with tears in my eyes. Yoo the sammy lee story writes with particular fluency of pattys love of music. Theres something to be said for the idea that one likes to read books that capture ones own experiences. Paula yoo scores big in her hilarious debut novel about an overachiever who longs to fit in and strives to stand out. When she meets cute trumpet guy ben wheeler, patti is struck by his resemblance to the lead singer of her favorite rock band, jet pack.96 1133 386 1349 1173 1646 577 351 800 235 750 1481 398 1197 28 1638 715 1313 1205 1536 393 1066 1621 1315 1194 1069 1514 198 892 218 116 1598 749 154 1618 81 1074 636 148 115 1043 1199 181 1225 482