Everything you need to understand or teach The Girl With Seven Names by Lee, Hyeonseo .
The Girl With Seven Names: A North Korean's Defector's Story by Hyeonseo Lee (with David John) tells the story of Hyeonseo's departure from North Korea at the age of seventeen and her eventual settlement in South Korea. The book's narrative covers the story of her childhood and teenage years in North Korea, her experience living as an illegal immigrant in China, and her final journey to citizenship and stability in Seoul, South Korea. The last several chapters of the book focus on Hyeonseo's efforts to get her mother and brother safely out of their home country to join her in Seoul. The Girl With Seven Names deals with themes of identity, patriotism, human rights, freedom, and fortune.