Caldecott Medal Winner: Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
Illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010. ISBN-10: 031610731X
Suitable for Kindergarten to Grade 4
Lush illustrations will draw little readers in to hear the real-life story of a South Carolinian potter known for inscribing lines of his poetry into the wet clay of his exceptionally large pots. Additional clues about Dave's life hide in the landscapes that depict a culture of long ago.