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A Single Shard (Newbery Medal Book)

A Single Shard (Newbery Medal Book)
Author: Linda Sue Park
ISBN 13: 9780395978276
ISBN 10: 395978270
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: 2001-04-23
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 160
List Price: $17.99

Tree-ear is fascinated by the celedon ware created in the village of Ch’ulp’o. He is determined to prove himself to the master potter, Min—even if it means making a solitary journey to present Min’s work in the hope of a royal commission . . . or arriving at the royal court with nothing but a single celadon shard.

Publishers Weekly

In a starred review of this Newbery Medal winner, PW wrote, "The author molds a moving tribute to perseverance and creativity in this finely etched novel set in mid- to late-12th-century Korea. Readers will not soon forget these characters or their sacrifices." Ages 10-up. (Feb.) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.