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The kite fighters

Guided Reading Level: 

W
Kite Fighters

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Clarion Books, New York, p.136 (2000)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3566 .A6739 K58 2000

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6720298

Keywords:

Birth order--Fiction, Brothers--Fiction, Contests--Fiction, Kites--Fiction, Korea--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In Korea in 1473, eleven-year-old Young-sup overcomes his rivalry with his older brother Kee-sup, who as the first-born son receives special treatment from their father, and combines his kite-flying skill with Kee-sup's kite-making skill in an attempt to win the New Year kite-fighting competition.

Notes:

Lexile measure 880; Ages 8-12; Grade level 6.3; Historical fiction, Multicultural