Etched in Clay

By Prose and Kahn

The free verse poems beg for multiple readings. The wood cut illustrations are spare and powerful. There’s potential for plenty of cross-curricular work here - art, social studies and language arts, especially if paired with Laban Carrick Hill’s gorgeous picture book, Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. One might also include It Jes’ Happened by Don Tate to expand the unit.

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