The Kite Fighters (Prebound)

The Kite Fighters By Linda Sue Park, Eung Won Park (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Eung Won Park (Illustrator)
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In a riveting narrative set in fifteenth-century Korea, two brothers discover a shared passion for kites. Kee-sup can craft a kite unequaled in strength and beauty, but his younger brother, Young-sup, can fly a kite as if he controlled the wind itself. Their combined skills attract the notice of Korea's young king, who chooses Young-sup to fly the royal kite in the New Year kite-flying competition--an honor that is also an awesome responsibility. Although tradition decrees, and the boys' father insists, that the older brother represent the family, both brothers know that this time the family's honor is best left in Young-sup's hands. This touching and suspenseful story, filled with the authentic detail and flavor of traditional Korean kite fighting, brings a remarkable setting vividly to life. AUTHOR'S NOTE.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781606868249
ISBN-10: 1606868241
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: June 7th, 2010
Pages: 136
Language: English