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The Firekeeper's Son (Irma S and James H Black Honor for Excellence in Children's Literature (Awards))
The Firekeeper's Son - Irma S and James H Black Honor for Excellence in Children's Literature Awards
Author: Linda Sue Park
In Korea in the early 1800s, news from the countryside reached the king by means of signal fires. On one mountaintop after another, a fire was lit when all was well. If the king did not see a fire, that meant trouble, and he would send out his army. — Linda Sue Park's first picture book for Clarion is about Sang-hee, son of the village firekeeper...  more
ISBN-13: 9780618133376
ISBN-10: 0618133372
Publication Date: 3/22/2004
Pages: 40
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
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Publisher: Clarion Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Wonderful children's story! Set in Korea in the early 19th century, a young boy learns that his family's job is very important. His family is the first in a line of bonfires lit across Korea, all the way to the palace to signal that all is well. Homeschooling moms might wish to use the free literature-based unit study that goes with this book at: http://www.homeschoolshare.com/thefirekeepers_son.htm .


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