by Lisl H Detlefsen (Author) Erin Hunting (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Kitten wants to a break a board, and she wants to do it now. But Tae Kwon Do is not easy. Kitten must focus. She must practice. And above all, she must be patient. Will Kitten's determination and dedication pay off when it's finally time to break a board?

Author Lisl Detlefsen delivers a turbo-charged story filled with action, fun, and encouragement. Korean phrases are intermixed throughout Catkwondo, and the Tae Kwon Do Oath and a Tae Kwon Do glossary complete this energetic picture book.

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A lighthearted introduction to the Korean martial art—this lively kitty entertains.
Lisl H Detlefsen

Lisl H. Detlefsen is the author of Time for Cranberries and If You Had a Jetpack. She lives with her husband and two sons on a family-owned cranberry marsh in Wisconsin.

Madeline Valentine is the author/illustrator of I Want That Nut!, George in the Dark, and The Bad Birthday Idea. She lives with her family in Queens, New York.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Capstone Editions
Publication date
September 01, 2020
Pet Perspectives
BISAC categories
JUV039060 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Friendship
JUV002050 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Cats
JUV039090 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | New Experience
JUV032070 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Martial Arts
Library of Congress categories
Tae kwon do
Perseverance (Ethics)

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