This how-to book provides readers with information they need to get started on a career in ceramics. Included are the history and cultural significance of ceramics, ceramics tools and techniques, ceramics career paths, and highlights of successful ceramic artists. Step-by-step projects help readers practice ceramics skills, and idea spreads inspire ways to apply what they've learned. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.