Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

Book review by Monica Mehta, Common Sense Media
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Amazing award-winning historical story told in free verse.

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Sanford Pottery Festival in Sanford, NC is the best!

DAVE THE POTTER is the best illustrated book! A pure book about poetry in motion. Pottery is poetry in motion. I loved the plot, the biography and the elements of poetry in motion. Many thanks to Mr. Don Hudson and Mr. Ken Nielsen - Sanford Pottery Festival in Sanford, North Carolina. They are the BEST! Thank you for providing us the opportunity to experience poetry in motion - pottery! Contact D.K. Clay Pottery at 1214 Hawkins Avenue, Sanford, North Carolina 27330 for more details. Great! DAVE THE POTTER was introduced to elementary students before the Festival and the book, A SINGLE SHARD, by Linda Sue Park is a must read before the Sanford Pottery Festival held in May each year. Thanks again, Sue Cox at Broadway Elementary School in Broadway, NC 27505

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