KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; JF = 5th Grade and Up
|Park, Linda Sue||THE FIREKEEPER'S SON
In early 19th 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.
|2004||unpaged||Find it at your Public Library!|
PRINCESS OF THE MOON AND STARS
The Royal Diaries series
In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh-century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.
|2002||159 p.||Find it at your Public Library!|
|Neuberger, Anne||THE GIRL-SON
Based on the life of Induk Pahk, a Korean educator, whose widowed mother disguised her as a boy at the age of eight in order for her to attend school, a choice forbidden to girls in the early twentieth century in that country.
|1995||115 p.||Find it at your Public Library!|
|Park, Linda Sue||THE KITE-FLIERS
In Korea in 1473, 11-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.
|2000||133 p.||Find it at your Public Library!|