Author Spotlight
Sook Nyul Choi

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Sook Nyul Choi

“Reading always has been a source of joy and discovery for me. Through writing I try to share my feelings, ideas, and visions with my readers as I would share them with my close friends.”—Sook Nyul Choi

Sook Nyul Choi’s books have received numerous honors including an ALA Notable Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the Judy Lopez Book Award of the National Women’s Book Association.


Sook Nyul Choi was born in Pyongyang, North Korea. As a young refugee during the Korean War, Choi learned to face injustice and cruelty with courage and determination. Choi’s novels, which are... Read More

Year of Impossible Goodbyes
Written by Sook Nyul Choi

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