Single Shard, A (Uab)(CD)

Single Shard, A (Uab)(CD)

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Tree-ear is an orphan boy in a 12th-century Korean potters' village. When he accidentally breaks a pot, he must work for the master to pay for the damage by setting off on a difficult and dangerous journey that will change his life forever. From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Audio | 12 pages
  • 130 x 148 x 16mm | 120g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House US Audio
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1400084954
  • 9781400084951
  • 596,402

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Tree-ear is an orphan boy in a 12th-century Korean potters' village. For a long time he is content living with Crane-man under a bridge barely surviving on scraps of food. All that changes when he sees master potter Min making his beautiful pottery. Tree-ear sneaks back to Min's workplace and dreams of creating his own pots someday. When he accidentally breaks a pot, he must work for the master to pay for the damage. Though the work is long and hard, Tree-ear is eager to learn. Then he is sent to the King's Court to show the master's pottery. Little does Tree-ear know that this difficult and dangerous journey will change his life forever. "From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

About Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park's latest book is When My Name Was Keoko. From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

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-Intrigues, danger, and the same strong focus on doing what is right turn a simple story into a compelling read. . . . A timeless jewel.- -Kirkus Reviews, Starred From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

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