Dave the Potter is a poignant story and a beautifully illustrated book.
It sparked a great discussions about African-Americans' contributions, slavery and its' lingering effects, and how we learn about the past.
Dave the Potter is a story of the life of Dave Drake who is an enslaved African-American potter.
I bought this book for my son when he was 2 1/2. Back then he loved the illustrations and wording--he really connects with it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Anne Clinton
This excellent picture story book is a great addition to my collection of books about clay because it is a source that provides young students with an opportunity to learn about an... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Carol D.
Excellent story for children and adults. The watercolor/collage artwork is beautiful and appropriate. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Meg Mitcham
I bought this for a friend who teaches elementary school art to use with her class. I also used this for an elementary age Sunday School class when our lesson included the verse... Read morePublished 15 months ago by William A. Radatz
Fantastic book that is well illustrated and has a great message as well. Both my 4 year old son and six year old daughter love it.Published 16 months ago by Optimusprimelives
The pictures are lush and graphic. The story such a beautiful and long over due tribute. This is really a pleasing book.Published 18 months ago by Aunt Deb
A good deal of my life has been spent in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. As an avid collector of early Southern antiques, I have often seen Dave's work, and wondered... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Wren's Nest
Dave the Potter is a book about a slave, written in a poetic style. The main story is about how Dave the slave gets the clay, molds the clay and creates a giant pot big enough for... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Aenima
I designed a pottery unit of study and used this book as one of several that related to the theme of pottery. Wonderful illustrations. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mary Lennox