This is a story about a 17-year-old boy who only knows about fist fights and how he changes after meeting his new weird homeroom teacher.
- Book Intro
Wandeuk is a poor 17-year-old boy who is not interested in studying. He is second to none, however, when it comes to fist fights. His teacher, Ddongju, is his enemy, however he deems Ddongju a lovely enemy that he cannot hate. Thanks to Ddongju, Wandeuk's life starts to change, too: He learns kickboxing to express his anger toward the world and learns how to show his affection as he meets his mother. Wandeuk grows up little by little in this story.
- About the Author
Kim Ryeo-ryeong was born in Seoul and graduated from the Seoul Institute of the Arts with a degree in Creative Writing. Kim received the 1st Changbi Adolescent Literary Award for her work Wandeuk in 2007, and also won a number of awards including the Ma Haesong Literary Award and the grand prize at the Muhakdongne Children's Literary Award. In 2012, her book Graceful Lies made it onto the IBBY Honor List. Children's stories written by Kim Ryeo-ryeong include The Seahorse in My Heart, The Kid Who Brought Memories, The Noisy Pureun Apartment, and Have You Seen That Person?. Novels created by Kim include Wandeuk, Graceful Lies, Thorn Confession, I Saw You, and The Trunk.
The 1st Changbi Adolescent Literary Award