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Laban Carrick Hill, the bestselling author of the National Book Award Finalist Harlem Stomp, here delivers an inspiring and lyrical story of a gifted craftsman who lived in South Carolina two centuries ago. Dave’s superb artistry and the deeply observant poetry he carved onto his pots reveal how he transcended the limitations he faced as a slave.

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  • “The life of an astonishingly prolific and skilled potter who lived and died a slave in nineteenth-century South Carolina is related in simple, powerful sentences that outline the making of a pot…An inspiring story, perfectly presented and sure to prompt classroom discussion and projects. Outstanding in every way.”

    School Library Journal

  • A 2011 Caldecott Honor Book
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About the Author

Laban Carrick Hill is the author of America Dreaming: How Youth Changed America in the 60s, Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance, which was a National Book Award finalist, and Dave the Potter, a Caldecott Honor book, illustrated by Bryan Collier. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.