Books by Ellen Oh

THE DRAGON EGG PRINCESS by Ellen Oh
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2020

"With its quick pace, modern heroes, and choreographed action, this is a strong fantasy title with K-pop undertones. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Inspired by Korean folklore, this is a fresh yet ancient take on middle-grade fantasy, filled with magic, supernatural creatures, the rise of darkness, and a dragon. Read full book review >
A THOUSAND BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 26, 2018

"A marvelous anthology of retold Asian myths and legends tying the traditional and modern together and accessible to all teens of all backgrounds. (Mythology and folklore. 14-18)"
A collection of Asian myths and legends in which beloved stories of spirits, magic, family, love, and heartbreak are combined with elements from modern teens' lives. Read full book review >
SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 25, 2017

"Combining Korean-American experience with ancient cultural traditions for a new twist on exorcism, this tale's for beginning horror fans and readers looking for a decent scare. (Horror. 10-14)"
A neophyte Korean shaman, or "mudang," takes center stage in this chilling thriller by Oh, of We Need Diverse Books. Read full book review >
FLYING LESSONS & OTHER STORIES by Ellen Oh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers. (Anthology. 8-12)"
Edited by We Need Diverse Books co-founder Oh, a collection of short stories that embraces a wide cultural spectrum of authorship. Read full book review >
KING by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 30, 2015

"This finale is recommended only for completists. (map, glossary) (Fantasy. 13-16)"
In the conclusion to the Prophecy trilogy, Kira must decide if she can fully embrace her destiny as the Dragon Musado. Read full book review >
WARRIOR by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"A run-of-the-mill quest fantasy, despite its uncommon setting. (glossary, map; not seen) (Fantasy. 13-16)"
In the sequel to Prophecy (2013), demon slayer Kira searches for a second ancient treasure to protect her cousin and her homeland. Read full book review >
PROPHECY by Ellen Oh
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 2, 2013

"Fans of Kristin Cashore's Graceling (2008) will be drawn to the despised warrior princess; fans of Cindy Pon's Silver Phoenix (2009) will love the setting. (Fantasy. 13-16)"
In a magical ancient Korea, a demon-slaying princess defends her family and her kingdom. Read full book review >