A Single Shard -- Linda Sue Park - Paperback
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
Author: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.50h x 5.00w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 6.6
Point Value: 6
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 49768 / Single Shard
About the Author
Linda Sue Park is the author of the best-seller A Long Walk to Water and the highly-praised novel Prairie Lotus. She has also written several acclaimed picture books and serves on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. lindasuepark.com, Twitter: @LindaSuePark
Product Attributes: 935-1392, Ages 9-12, AR, AR6, Asia, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Family, Grades 4-6, Grades 6-8, Historical, Homelessness & Poverty, Houghton Mifflin, Juvenile Fiction, Korea - History - Koryo period, Linda Sue Park, Orphans & Foster Homes, Paperback, Social Themes