Book review – by Kyah
Title: A Single Shard
Author: Linda Sue Park
Main Character: Tree-ear
Setting: A small village in Korea in the 12th century
Story line: It is about a boy named Tree-ear who is an orphan and lives on a bridge with a man named Crane-man. He broke one of Min’s (a potter) work, so he had to work for him for 9 days and later he works for him. Then he goes to the kings court to deliver Min’s work (a pottery vase) but robbers break it.
Did you like it? Yes, because it is interesting to learn about Korea long ago.
What did you learn? I learned about pottery and how monks come and fetch orphans to go to the temple.