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A Single Shard

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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


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Publisher: HMH Books
Awards:

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780547350042
  • Release date: April 23, 2001

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780547350042
  • File size: 13980 KB
  • Release date: April 23, 2001

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Formats

OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:6.6
Lexile® Measure:920
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4-5

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


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