Kite Fighters
Kite Fighters
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Kite Fighters

Written by Linda Sue Park
Published by Clarion Books
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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.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780547328638
    Publication Date
    June 7, 2010
    Page Count
    144
    Words Per Page
    168
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    054732863X
    Lexile® Level
    880L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~U
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    4
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    39888
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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