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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

Age 4-8
Grade PK-3

Laban Carrick Hill, Bryan Collier

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

Hardcover (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Sept. 7, 2010) , Carter G Woodson Honor Book edition
A Caldecott HonorA Coretta Scott King Award Winner

An award-winning celebration of an American hero
Dave was an extraordinary artist, poet, and potter living in South Carolina in the 1800s. He combined his superb artistry with deeply observant poetry, carved onto his pots, transcending the limitations he faced as a slave. In this inspiring and lyrical portrayal, National Book Award nominee Laban Carrick Hill's elegantly simple text and award-winning artist Bryan Collier's resplendent, earth-toned illustrations tell Dave's story, a story rich in history, hope, and long-lasting beauty.
031610731X / 9780316107310
15.2 oz.
11.5 x 0.5 in.