Winner of the Freeman Book Award!
ILA Intermediate Fiction Award Winner.
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year.
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
A Jane Addams Children's Book Award Finalist.
With war looming on the horizon and winter setting in, can two children escape North Korea on their own?North Korea. December, 1950.
About the Author
Julie Lee, a marketer-turned-writer, lives in an Atlanta suburb with her three children and her husband. A first-generation American, her mother escaped North Korea during the Korean War and later immigrated to the United States. Julie studied history at Cornell before working in advertising in Manhattan, eventually relocating to the South.