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Hush Songs: African-American Lullabies
By Brenda Joysmith (illustrator) and Joyce Carol Thomas
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jump at the Sun
Publication date August 1, 2000
Binding Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786824885
ISBN-10 0786824883
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.50 by 9 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.99
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Summary
A collection of African-American lullabies enhanced by the improvisational styles of such artists as Harry Belafonte and Oscar Brown, Jr. is accompanied by piano scores, introductory notes, and historical information. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: From National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Thomas comes a glorious collection of 10 African American lullabies. Here are the hush songs that have gentled babies & comforted children for generations, from Brown Baby & Scarlet Ribbons to Raisins & Almonds. Also included are 3 original hush songs by Thomas: A Song for You, with music by famous gospel composer Steven Roberts; Petal Child ; & The Angels Lullaby. Compiled with Dr. Olly Wilson, gifted professor of music, the collection reflects ancient memories & tomorrow s promises. Beautifully illustrated by Brenda Joysmith, this one-of-a-kind collection includes easy-to-read music, historical headnotes, & an introduction by Joyce Carol Thomas. A collection to share & to treasure!

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780786805624
 
from Jump at the Sun (August 1, 2000); titled "Hush Songs: African-American Lullabies"
9780786805624 | details & prices | 44 pages | 9.50 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.86 lbs | List price $15.99
About: A collection of ten traditional and contemporary lullabies transformed and created in the convention of African American music.
from Diane Pub Co (June 30, 2000)
9780756780395 | details & prices | 44 pages | 9.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.84 lbs | List price $16.00
About: From National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Thomas comes a glorious collection of 10 African American lullabies.
Library
Book cover for 9780786824885
 
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from Jump at the Sun (August 1, 2000); titled "Hush Songs: African-American Lullabies"
9780786824885 | details & prices | 9.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.99
About: A collection of African-American lullabies enhanced by the improvisational styles of such artists as Harry Belafonte and Oscar Brown, Jr.

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