The Resource The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius, Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan

The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius, Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan

Label
The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
Title
The mad potter
Title remainder
George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
Statement of responsibility
Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Title variation
George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illustrated with evocative historical photographs and over fifty color reproductions of his ceramics, The Mad Potter tells the extraordinary story of an eccentric American maverick who was determined to make his mark and who never stopped believing that even the unlikeliest dreams can come true
Title
The mad potter
Creator
Contributor
Summary
An account of the life of the eccentric ceramics artist traces his youth against a backdrop of the Civil War and political unrest in Biloxi, Mississippi; his creation of thousands of unconventional pots, vases and sculptures; and the remarkable trove discovered after his death that revealed the uniqueness of his talent
Subject
Genre
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2013
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
Awards note
Robert F. Sibert Honor, 2014.
Biography type
individual biography
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10246863
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
738.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
NC 1070
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
NK4210.O42
LC item number
G74 2013
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1070
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
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George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
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George E. Ohr, eccentric genius
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Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
Label
The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius, Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Publication
Note
"A Neal Porter Book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-53)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Our story begins. The family bad boy -- Like a duck in water -- Back in Biloxi -- Fire -- "No two alike" -- The last hurrah -- The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art -- How to look at a pot -- And how to "boss" one of your own
Control code
20134883
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
53 pages
Isbn
9781596438101
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012047601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, some color
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20134883
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn819741912
  • (OCoLC)819741912

Library Locations

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