Books The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi and Yangsook Choi Paperback, 1 v. (unpaged), Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $7.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Name JarAuthorYangsook Choi and Yangsook Choi Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, she is anxious for her new classmates to like her, so to find a name they can more easily pronounce, they decide to help her by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. Reprint. Genres: Children's Books Fiction Also by Yangsook Choi Earthquake Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Name Jar Mayra Linares/NPR Opinion NPR Ed Great Books To Inspire English Language Learners December 17, 2016 Way too many students who are English language learners are reading below grade level. Here are five culturally relevant books that might spark their curiosity.