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A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park

A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park

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(Paperback, 176 pages, first published in 2001)

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.

Considerations: Buddhist protagonists. See PluggedIn's review here.

Recommended Age: 10+ 

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