A single shard

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Scholastic, 2002 - Korea - 152 pages
17 Reviews
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.

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It is moving, but not sad, and has a very happy ending. - Goodreads
Nope, it's just dull writing. - Goodreads
The story would be very educational for children. - Goodreads
I did, however, like how Parks ending the story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ann Carpenter - Goodreads

Another book that I would never have read if it wasn't a Newbery winner, but one that I ended up really enjoying. The story is a quiet one, with only one small section that could be deemed tense. Yet ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barb Middleton - Goodreads

Eyes tap-dance as Linda Sue Park explains the spur-of-the-moment decision to give her Newbery medal for A Single Shard to her dad at the ALA awards ceremony in 2002. The auditorium went from noisy to ... Read full review


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