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Lullaby (for a Black Mother)
by Langston Hughes and Sean Qualls




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"My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby? With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. The award-winning illustrator Sean Qualls's painted and collaged artwork captures universally powerful maternal moments with tenderness and whimsy. In the end, readers will find a rare photo of baby Hughes and his mother, a biographical note, further reading, and the complete lullaby. Like little love-ones, this beautiful book is a treasure.

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Overview

"My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby? With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. The award-winning illustrator Sean Qualls's painted and collaged artwork captures universally powerful maternal moments with tenderness and whimsy. In the end, readers will find a rare photo of baby Hughes and his mother, a biographical note, further reading, and the complete lullaby. Like little love-ones, this beautiful book is a treasure.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547362656
  • ISBN-10: 054736265X
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-7
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 9.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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