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When clay sings

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Pieces of broken pots are scattered over the desert hillsides of the Southwest. The Indians there treat them with respect -- "Every piece of clay is a piece of someone's life," they say. And the children try to imagine those lives that took place in the desert they think of as their own. Clay has its own small voice, and sings. Its song has lasted for thousands of years. And Byrd Baylor's prose-poem as simple and powerful as the clay pots, sings too.
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Grouped Work ID 73c09436-6761-2ba2-9102-a1c6d5f176dc
full_title when clay sings
author baylor byrd
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lastUpdate 2018-03-03 04:22:55AM

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auth_author2 Bahti, Tom.
author Baylor, Byrd.
author2-role Bahti, Tom.
author_display Baylor, Byrd
available_at_santafe Main Library, Southside Branch
detailed_location_santafe Main Childrens Picture Book, Southside Childrens Picture Book
display_description The daily life and customs of prehistoric southwest Indian tribes are retraced from the designs on the remains of their pottery. A lyrical consideration of the lives and thoughts of an ancient people whose pottery can still be found in the desert of the American Southwest. "Bahti has filled the pages with evocative pen-and-ink line drawings representing the primitive figures and designs on the pottery . . . The striking effect of the illustrations is matched by Baylor's word images . . ". - School Library Journal.
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primary_isbn 9780684128078
publishDate 1972
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subject_facet Indian pottery -- Southwest, New, Indians of North America -- Southwest, New
title_display When clay sings
title_full When clay sings. Illustrated by Tom Bahti
title_short When clay sings
topic_facet Indian pottery, Indians of North America