In the hollow of your hand : slave lullabies /

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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Main Author: McGill, Alice.
Other Authors: Cummings, Michael, 1945-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
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Table of 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.