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A Single Shard

A Single Shard
Author: Linda Sue Park
ISBN 13: 9780440418511
ISBN 10: 440418518
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Yearling
Publication Date: 2003-02-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $6.99

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.