In the hollow of your hand [sound recording] : slave lullabies / collected by Alice McGill ; pictures by Michael Cummings.
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- 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
Accompanied by a read-along book.
Series title from bag.
Side 1 is read along with page-turn signals; side 2 is uninterrupted.
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.
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.