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In the hollow of your hand [sound recording] : slave lullabies / collected by Alice McGill ; pictures by Michael Cummings.

McGill, Alice. (Author). Cummings, Michael, 1945- (Illustrator).

Currently available copies

  • 22 out of 22 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Satilla Regional Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Douglas-Coffee County Library.

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Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Status
Satilla Regional Library:
      Douglas-Coffee County Library
JUV J 811.0080 MCGILL ALICE
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31048005630092 Available

Item details

  • ISBN: 0618443347 :
  • ISBN: 0395857554 (book)
  • ISBN: 0618432396 (book : pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 sound cassette + 1 plastic bag.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2000.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Accompanied by a read-along book.
Series title from bag.
Side 1 is read along with page-turn signals; side 2 is uninterrupted.
Contents:
Sumtimes I rocks my baby -- Lil' girl sittin' in de briar bush -- Every little bit -- Go to sleepy -- Dip-dap dudio -- Watch and pray -- Rock de cradle, Joe -- Who dat tappin' -- Dese lil' toes -- Liddy lay low -- Great big dog -- Big-eyed baby -- Hush-a little baby.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of lullabies orally transmitted by African-American slaves revealing their hardships and sorrows as well as soothing notes of well-being and belief in a better time to come.
Target Audience:
003-008.
Subject: Children's poetry, American > African American authors > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Lullabies, English > United States > African American authors > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Children's poetry, American > African American authors.
Lullabies, English > United States > African American authors.
Slavery in literature > Juvenile literature.
Mother and child > Juvenile poetry.
African Americans > Juvenile poetry.
Sleep > Juvenile poetry.
American poetry > African American authors > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > Juvenile poetry.
Lullabies > Juvenile literature.
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