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Etched in clay : the life of Dave, enslaved potter and poet

Author: Andrea Cheng
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cheng, Andrea.
Etched in clay.
New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2013
(OCoLC)848751631
Named Person: Dave; Dave; Dave
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Cheng
ISBN: 9781600604515 160060451X 9781600608933 1600608930
OCLC Number: 768793110
Description: 143 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Pottersville Stoneware Manufactory --
Pottersville partners --
Augusta auction --
Another name --
Clay and hope --
Pottery lesson --
Dangerous talent --
Jumping the broomstick --
You should be grateful --
My Eliza --
That man is mine --
I beg you --
Departure --
Brilliant glazes --
Loading the furnace --
Firing time --
What's gotten into that boy? --
That's my jar --
The scriptures --
Our conscience --
The blue back speller --
Tell the world --
The Edgefield Hive --
Real paper, real ink --
Education --
A new husband --
Submissionists --
Speaking out --
Words and verses --
Death of Harvey Drake --
Lord, help us --
Purchase --
Missing Dave --
Second nature --
Nat Turner --
End slave literacy --
Etched in clay --
A poem! --
Anti-literacy law --
Stop that foolishness --
Delivery --
On the train tracks --
Turning, turning --
Letter to Dave --
Home again --
On to Louisiana --
Why? --
A helper --
Carving words --
Our legacy --
Horse Creek --
A loan --
Luck is here --
I made this jar --
A master potter --
This jar is bare --
To Lewis Miles --
Write no more --
The choice is mine --
Stubborn --
Silence --
My father's death --
For sale --
Sold again --
A high price --
Get to work! --
Wait for night --
Stony Bluff --
Homecoming --
A joke --
Good times --
Where is my family? --
Our fortune --
Jar of riches --
Great and noble jar --
War --
Repentance --
The end is near --
Black in blue --
What did I expect? --
A new name --
To a friend --
Little David.
Responsibility: Andrea Cheng ; woodcuts by the author.

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"The life of Dave, an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War. Includes afterword, author's note, and sources"--Provided by publisher.

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