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A Single Shard Summary
Linda Sue Park

Everything you need to understand or teach A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park.

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A Single Shard Summary

Plot Summary

A Single Shard is the Newberry Award winning novel by Linda Sue Park. In this novel, Tree-ear is an orphan who lives under a bridge with Crane-man, a physically disabled man who took him in when Tree-ear was only a small child. Tree-ear is fascinated with the potters in his village, especially Min, and often watches them work. One day Tree-ear goes into Min's yard and investigates the work that he has drying in the sun. When Min comes out and startles Tree-ear, he drops and breaks a box. To pay for his mistake, Tree-ear offers to work for Min for nine days. Nine days turns into eighteen months, changing both Tree-ear and Min's life forever. A Single Shard is a story of self-discovery and hope that will inspire readers of all ages.

Tree-ear will often stop at the home of Min, a potter in town who throws...

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