This week's Gemstone: My Name is Sangoel
- Written by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed
- Illustrated by Catherine Stock
- Published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
- Summary: As a refugee from Sudan to the United States, Sangoel is frustrated that no one can pronounce his name correctly until he finds a clever way to solve his problem.
Just remember, when you're writing, create a character name that is also easy to pronounce.
What names do you guys remember saying wrong or hearing others say wrong? For me, it was mostly spelling, not pronouncing. You know, there's a hundred ways to spell Christie!