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A Single Shard

Written by Linda Sue Park
Published by Clarion Books
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Apr 23, 2001
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10-12
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The Newbery Medal-winning tale of an orphan boy whose dream of becoming a master potter leads to unforeseen adventure in ancient Korea.

Tree-ear is an orphan boy in a 12th-century Korean village renowned for its ceramics. When he accidentally breaks a delicate piece of pottery, he volunteers to work to pay for the damage. Putting aside his own dreams, Tree-ear resolves to serve the master potter by embarking on a difficult and dangerous journey, little knowing that it will change his life forever.

“Intrigues, danger, and a strong focus on doing what is right turn a simple story into a compelling read. . . . A timeless jewel.”-Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

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Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal book A Single Shard and the New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water, among many other acclaimed books. She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her at www.lspark.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780395978276
Publication Date:
April 23, 2001
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
00043102
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
44803112
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0395978270
Lexile® Level:
920L

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