Lullaby (for A Black Mother)

Lullaby (for A Black Mother)

A Poem

Book - 2013
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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., viewed April 8, 2013.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
ISBN: 9780547362656
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Qualls, Sean


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AL_STEFFEN Sep 09, 2017

A soft, lovely and gorgeously illustrated picture book is such an awesome and meaningful way to reexamine/reconsider/realize this Langston Hughes poem.


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