A Single Shard

A Single Shard

Linda Sue Park


In this Newbery Medal-winning ebook set in twelfth century Korea, Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan, lives below a bridge in Ch’ulp’o, a potters' village famed for gentle celadon ware. He has develop into occupied with the potter’s craft; he desires not anything greater than to observe grasp potter Min at paintings, and he goals of creating a pot of his personal sometime. while Min takes Tree-ear on as his helper, Tree-ear is elated — till he unearths stumbling blocks in his direction: the backbreaking hard work of digging and hauling clay, Min’s irascible mood, and his personal lack of expertise. yet Tree-ear is decided to end up himself — whether it ability taking a protracted, solitary trip strolling to give Min’s paintings within the wish of a royal fee . . . whether it skill arriving on the royal courtroom with not anything to teach yet a unmarried celadon shard.

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