How Sweet the Sound: African-American Songs for Children
by Wade Hudson, Illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Publication Date: Oct 01, 1995
List Price: $15.95
Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Scholastic Inc
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Parent Company: Scholastic Inc.
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A glorious collection of traditional and contemporary songs that follows the historical journey and expresses the pain, dignity and courage of the African-American people. "Kumbaya", "Follow the Drinking Gourd", "Freedom’s Coming and It Won’t Be Long", and many more have been selected to showcase the richness of expression and culture in African-American music. Full-color illustrations.