The firekeeper's son
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Source:Clarion Books, New York, p.37 (2003)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3566 .A6739 F57 2004
Keywords:Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, 2006, Fire--Fiction, Fire--Juvenile fiction, Korea--History--19th century--Fiction, Korea--History--19th century--Juvenile fiction, Signals and signaling--Fiction, Signals and signaling--Juvenile fiction
Summary: In eighteenth-century Korea, after Sang-hee's father injures his ankle, Sang-hee attempts to take over the task of lighting the evening fire which signals to the palace that all is well. Includes historical notes.
Lexile measure 490; Ages 5-10; Grade level 2.5; Historical fiction