In the Hollow of Your Hand Book & Cassette: Slave Lullabiesby Alice McGill, Michael Cummings
Since childhood, Alice McGill has been collecting and singing these lullabies. Here they are preserved along with Michael Cummings’s vibrant quilt collages, inviting us to remember the powerful words and culture of a people struggling to survive.
New York Times Book Review
"This wonderful book and CD combination is truly a treasure for all ages."Book Page 9/00
"Sing these songs with younger children or explore them more deeply with an older crowd. Both will result in a rewarding experience."SLJ 12/00 School Library Journal
Meet the Author
Alice McGill is an award-winning author and professional storyteller. Among her books is the ALA Notable Molly Bannaky, winner of the 2000 IRA Picture Book Award and the 2000 Jane Addams Award. Alice McGill has toured to collect and tell stories in thirty-nine states, Canada, the West Indies, and South Africa. She lives with her husband in Columbia, Maryland.
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