In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies / collected by Alice McGill ; pictures by Michael Cummings. - SHERLOC
In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies / collected by Alice McGill ; pictures by Michael Cummings.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2000.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4in.)
Children's poetry, American -- African American authors.
Lullabies, American -- African American authors.
Slavery in literature
Mother and child
African Americans -- Poetry.
American poetry -- African American authors
Slavery -- Poetry.
Mother and child -- Poetry.
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.
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