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This is the moving story of Honguito, a 13-year-old orphan living in 12th-century Korea. Honguito is mesmerized by the work of the best potter in town and is lucky enough to become his apprentice, but the work will make him realize that a student requires much patience and devotion to master the skill. This is an excellent novel to reflect on identity.
Other Details —
- 2019 Junior Library Guild Selection (Spanish Edition)
- 2002 John Newbery Medal
- 2002 Booklist Editor's Choice
- 2001 NYPL 100 titles for Reading and Sharing