Book Trailer: A Single Shard

November 10th, 2009 by

This book trailer for A Single Shard was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Foreign Lands theme. For more on A Single Shard, check out our “Leaving on a Jet Plane” podcast.

Pretend you’re entrusted with precious cargo that you must transport safely across the country. Say you’re alone in the woods with your important package, no contact with anyone from home for days. And then imagine that suddenly, a robber approaches. What would you do?

That’s exactly the situation in Linda Sue Park’s A Single Shard — except, did we forget to mention that it takes place in 12th century Korea?