Title: Step from Heaven By An Na

Micheal  L. Printz Award


Na, A., 1972. (2002). A step from heaven. New York: Speak.

Short Summary: A young Korean girl and her family have a hard time adjusting to new challenges in America. Finding it difficult to learn English, and adapting to their new life.

Genre:Young adult fiction

Grade Level: 5

Intended Readers: Students who want to read about a young girl’s journey on how to better yourself.

Personal Response: I thought this book was extremely interesting, and to be able to read about this young girl’s journey in America. I would rate this book five out of five stars.

Text Dependent Question: Why did family come to America from Korea?