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Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix

By: Jacqueline Briggs Martin

June Jo Lee

Illustrator: Man One

Chef Roy Choi calls himself a "street cook." He wants outsiders, low-riders, kids, teens, shufflers, and skateboarders, to have food cooked with care, with love, with sohn maash. Authors' notes. Illustrator's note. Bibliography. Resources. Full-color illustrations created with spray paint, pencil, and digital ink, and assembled digitally.

ISBN: 9780983661597

JLG Release: Sep 2017

Sensitive Areas: None
Topics: Roy Choi (1970– ) , Los Angeles, California , Street food , Chefs , Asian cuisine , Korean cuisine , Latino cuisine , Food trucks , Tacos , Urban neighborhoods

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Awards & Honors

Rhode Island Children’s Book Award 2019 Nominee 2018 Robert F. Sibert Award Honor
2018 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Middle
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Contemporary People, Places, and Events

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Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

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Book Details



First Release

September 2017



Dewey Classification


Trim Size

8" x 10 3/4"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 4; Points: 0.5;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 4.4; Points: 3;


Level 710L


Print Book


Hardcover edition


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Roy Choi (1970– ), Los Angeles, California, Street food, Chefs, Asian cuisine, Korean cuisine, Latino cuisine, Food trucks, Tacos, Urban neighborhoods,

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