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Goyangi Means Cat
Title: Goyangi Means Cat
Author: Christine McDonnell
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An understanding cat helps a young Korean girl adjust to her new home in America.
When Soo Min comes from Korea to live with her new American family, she struggles to learn English and adjust to unfamiliar surroundings. She finds great comfort in the family’s cat, Goyangi – that is, until he runs away. After searching the streets with her mother, Soo Min discovers her beloved pet has returned to the house, and speaks her first English word – “Goyangi home.” This gentle story reveals that home is truly where the heart is.