"Park sympathetically conveys the challenges and joys of becoming an adult, and offers perspective on the many meanings of 'privileged.' The lovely, delicate illustrations detail traditional clothing, architecture, and decorative arts for visualization and context."
"The evocative descriptions and Jade's intensity in creating new ways to learn will capture and hold readers."
– Kirkus Reviews
"Park's novel offers readers a brief but enticing glimpose at another time and place." – School Library Journal
"A wonderful and exciting book." – Children's Book Review Service