Seesaw Girl

byLinda Sue ParkIllustratorMou-Sien Tseng, Jean Tseng

September 14, 2009|
Seesaw Girl by Linda Sue Park
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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. "
JEAN and MOU-SIEN TSENG are a wife and husband team who came to the United States from Taiwan. They have illustrated nearly two dozen books for children, many on Asian subjects. This is their first for Clarion. Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard, the best-seller A Long Walk to Water, and the hi...
Title:Seesaw GirlFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 7.63 X 5.13 X 0.27 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 7.63 X 5.13 X 0.27 inPublished:September 14, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547248881

ISBN - 13:9780547248882

Appropriate for ages: 7

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