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Book Review of A Single Shard

A Single Shard
A Single Shard
Author: Linda Sue Park
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a Newbery Award-winning children's novel about a 12th-century Korean potter's village, through the eyes of a homeless orphan who works for a talented potter, and by the end of the story becomes his apprentice. I'm not sure it's really worthy of the highest U.S. literary award for a children's book, but it is well written and presents a story set in a time and place that has seldom been written about.