Clarion Books, March 20, 2000
Ages 9 and up
In Seoul, Korea, in 1473, Young-sup and his older brother Kee-sup are excited about the New Year kite competition. Young-sup is an expert at kite flying. He knows just what his kite wants him to do. Kee-sup has trouble handling his kite, but can build and design a kite fit for a king.
If you'd like to learn more about kite fighting, David Gomberg is the technical expert who checked the manuscript of The Kite Fighters to make sure it was accurate. His website is full of information on kite-flying and kite-fighting!
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