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

Authors: McGill, Alice.
Call number: j811.008 MCG
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2000.
Publication date: c2000.
Subject: Children's poetry, American -- African American authors -- Juvenile literature.
Lullabies, English -- United States -- African American authors -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Mother and child -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Juvenile literature.
Sleep -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
American poetry -- African American authors -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- Juvenile poetry.
Mother and child -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies / collected by Alice McGill ; pictures by Michael Cummings.
Physical description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4in.)
Summary note: 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.
Added author: Cummings, Michael, 1945-
ISBN: 0395857554
LCCN: 97020269
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|691627
Bib No.: 691627

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