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Peacebound trains

by Haemi Balgassi

  • 271 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • Grandmothers -- Fiction.,
    • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Fiction.,
    • Korea -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Sumi"s grandmother tells the story of her family"s escape from Seoul during the Korean War, while they watch the trains which will eventually bring her mother back from army service.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Haemi Balgassi ; illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet.
      ContributionsSoentpiet, Chris K., ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.B1976 Pe 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1101880M
      ISBN 100395720931
      LC Control Number94026797
      OCLC/WorldCa30893890

        A Reading List For Riding The Rails We're not sure anyone has ever published a book list that includes both Anna Karenina and The Little Engine That Could -- .   The Butter Battle Book, by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) Peacebound Trains, by Haemi Balgassi, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. I Like Being Me: Poems for Children About Feeling Special, Appreciating Others, and Getting Along, by Judy Lalli, illustrated by Douglas L. Mason-Fry.

      The Last Dragon, her first book for Clarion, He was given the gold medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York City for his illustrations in Haemi Balgassi's Peacebound Trains, and his books have been recognized by the American Booksellers Association, School Library Journal, /5(5). Linda Granfield wrote two picture books: In Flanders Fields, which tells the story behind John McCrae’s WWI poem, and Where Poppies Grow, a WWI companion. Haemi Balgassi wrote a beautiful picture book, Peacebound Trains. The historical fiction book is based on Haemi's grandmother's story of being a refugee during the Korean War.

        Chris K. Soentpiet is an award-winning illustrator whose work reflects his interest in people, history, and culture. He was given the gold medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York City for his illustrations in Haemi Balgassi's Peacebound Trains, and his books have been recognized by the American Booksellers Association, School Library Journal, the International Reading Association /5(7). Although Soentpiet said it was very meaningful for him to collaborate on the "Peacebound Trains" project, even more so because he combined the research for the book with his first trip back to Korea since his adoption in , Soentpiet has chosen a wide range of subject matter in the manuscripts he has illustrated, in part, he believes.


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Sumi is always lonely for her mother and watches the trains go by to pass the time. Her strong Korean roots tell a story of the korean war and how her family escaped communism in the Korean War.

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Genre. Fiction. As Sumi waits to watch a train, she wishes that her mother would return home from the army. In poetic language and exquisite paintings, PEACEBOUND TRAINS evokes the landscape and people of Korea and a special grandmother-granddaughter relationship.

Buy a cheap copy of Peacebound Trains book by Haemi Balgassi. As Sumi waits for the train that will bring her mother back after a long absence, Grandmother tells how her family escaped on a train from Seoul, Korea, at the last Free shipping over $/5(4).

A lovely combination picture book/chapter book based, according to the author's note, on family memories about the trauma of leaving a beloved home for fear of an invading army; in this case, there is the added tragedy of civil war, with brother fighting brother as South Korea and the Communist North battle over : Haemi Balgassi.

Peacebound Trains While her mother is in the army, Sumi living with her grandmother, on East Blossom Hill.

Perched on her wind through the valley below, hears the lonely sound of their whistles piercing the air, and longs for the day when her mother will return. Peacebound Trains by Haemi Balgassi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(47).

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I would never have painted the Korean characters wearing a Chinese cheongsam, Japanese kimono or. Peacebound Trains by Haemi Balgassi and Chris K.

Soentpiet. During these years while her mother, or umma, is away in the U.S. Army, young read more. During these years while her mother, or umma, is away in the U.S. Army, young Sumi lives with her grandmother or harmuny.

In poetic language and exquisite paintings, PEACEBOUND TRAINS evokes the landscape and people of Korea and a special grandmother-granddaughter relationship.

About the Author Born in Seoul, Korea, Haemi Balgassi immigrated to the United States when she was seven. Perched on her favorite rock, Sumi watches trains wind through the valley below, hears the lonely sound of their whistles piercing the air, and longs for the day her mother will return.

The train whistle reminds Sumi's grandmother of a time when a train played an important role in her life too: long ago in Korea, when she and her family escaped. Peacebound trains. [Haemi Balgassi; Chris K Soentpiet] -- Sumi's grandmother tells the story of her family's escape from Seoul during the Korean War, while they watch the trains which will eventually bring her mother back from army service.

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Books. Balgassi's chapter book Peacebound Trains was illustrated by Chris Soentpiet and published by Clarion Books in It is a story about life in Seoul at the time of the Korean War, recounted by a character called Grandmother to her granddaughter Sumi.

Peacebound Trains is based on the real-life experiences of Balgassi's :Seoul, South Korea. Peacebound Trains is the only book to receive this honor.

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Week Chris Soentpiet (also known as Chris K. Soentpiet) is a Korean American children's book illustrator and was born in Seoul, South Korea, in At age 8, he moved to Hawaii to live with his adoptive family.

A year later, the Soentpiets relocated to Portland, iet currently lives and works in New York City. Around Town, a picture book written and illustrated by Soentpiet Alma mater: Pratt Institute.Peacebound Trains - by Haemi Balgassi.

A young girl and her grandmother watch passing trains and lose themselves in a story of escape from Seoul during the Korean War while they await the return of the girl's mother from the army.