July Book Group

Relationships and Rescues in Korean Stories 

JuLY 19-22, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm ET

Join Connecticut educator Elaine Temel for Relationships and Rescues in Korean Stories. Read each book, respond asynchronously to discussion prompts on Moodle, and participate in a webinar each of the four days. Complete all of the requirements to receive a certificate of completion for 10 contact hours. Books will be provided. For K-12 in-service educators. Maximum 20 participants.

  • Silence of the Bones, by June Hur

  • Brother’s Keeper, by Julie Lee

  • Almond, by Won-pyung Sohn and Sandy Joosun Lee

  • Where’s Halmoni?, by Julie Kim

Elaine Temel is an English Language Arts teacher and a champion for global literature. She shares her passion for learning with students offering multiple perspectives, and literature from around the globe. In addition to a Master of Arts degree in Teaching, she has studied literature and storytelling in Appalachia, Ireland, and England.  Elaine has also completed studies of Middle Eastern and East Asian literature as well as course work in Culturally Responsive Literature Instruction and Educating Global Citizens. When not working, you may find her at a literary festival, poetry reading, or among the stacks of a favorite indie bookshop.