Everything you need to understand or teach The Girl With Seven Names by Lee, Hyeonseo .
The memoir entitled The Girl With Seven Names: A North Korean's Defector's Story tells the story of Hyeonseo Lee's harrowing journey of defection from North Korea, from the moment she crossed the frozen Yalu River at age of 17, to her eventual settlement in South Korea. The book's narrative covers the story of her childhood and teenage years in North Korea, her experiences living as a hunted illegal immigrant in China, her dogged quest to be reunited with her mother and brother, and her final attainment of citizenship and stability in Seoul, South Korea. Hyeonseo Lee's memoir deals with themes of hero worship, altruism, political euphemism, prejudice, family bonds, and courageous acts.
The Girl With Seven Names Lesson Plans contain 195 pages of teaching material, including: