Seesaw Girl

Author(s): Linda Sue Park
Original Publish Date: Sep 14, 2009
Product Number: EB00031917
Released: Sep 14, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547391687
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Jade never ventures beyond the walls of her family's Inner Court; in seventeenth-century Korea, a girl of good family does not leave home until she marries. She is enthralled by her older brother's stories about trips to the market and to the ancestral grave sites in the mountains, about reading and painting, about his conversations with their father about business and politics and adventures only boys can have. Jade accepts her destiny, and yet she is endlessly curious about what lies beyond the walls. A lively story with a vividly realized historical setting, "Seesaw Girl" recounts Jade Blossom's daring attempts to enlarge her world.