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Kimchi & Calamari


Author: Kent  Rose
Publisher: HarperCollins
Subject/Category: 5-8
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 9780060837693
Review: Joseph Calderaro's life if complicated by his growing awareness of the gulf between his Korean ethnicity and the Italian heritage of his adoptive family. A school assignment is the catalyst for his search for information about his birth family. His status as an honest guy is jeopardized when he claims a famous Korean marathoner as his grandfather. His confusion is handled in a touching and humorous way.

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