Young-sup and Kee-sup, two brothers living in Korea, can't wait for the New Year kite competition. But when the brothers decide to work together in the competition, disagreements arise. Young-sup is a better flyer, yet tradition demands that the first born, Kee-sup, must represent the family. How can they win? Newbery Medal winner Linda Sue Park delves into the world of kite flying while exploring the difficulties children have finding their place in the family.