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A Single Shard

 
 
 
 
A Single Shard
Author: Linda Sue Park
ISBN 13: 9780547534268
ISBN 10: 547534264
Edition: 1
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2011-01-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $7.99
 
 

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.