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Publisher Comments:

This deeply moving story of a child's escape in the dark of night from North Korea to South Korea is based on memories of the author's mother. Just prior to the outbreak of the Korean War, young Soo secretly crosses the 38th parallel, hoping to join her father on the other side. Because it is dangerous for more than one person to cross at a time, her mother waits behind. At every step there seems to be enemy soldiers, but the child remembers her mother's words—"Be brave, Soo!"—which continues to sustain her even years later. In spare and elegant prose, the authors tell a story of a young girl's faith and courage. Lustrous oil paintings capture precious moments when the family is together as well as the frightening danger of the journey in this NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book.

About the Author

Frances Park and Ginger Park are the co-authors of five books for children, including The Royal Bee. They live near Washington, D.C. They are active promoters of their work in schools and libraries. www.parksisters.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590788264
Subtitle:
A Child's Escape from North Korea
Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press
Illustrator:
Jenkins, Debra Reid
Author:
Park, Ginger
Author:
Jenkins, Debra Reid
Author:
Park, Frances and Ginger
Author:
Park, Frances
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Military and War
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Korea
Subject:
Multicultural
Subject:
War
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
20100801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 5.5 oz
Age Level:
from 5 up to 7

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