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The Resource Christmas gif' : an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans, compiled by Charlemae Hill Rollins ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; with a new introduction by Augusta Baker

Christmas gif' : an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans, compiled by Charlemae Hill Rollins ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; with a new introduction by Augusta Baker

Label
Christmas gif' : an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans
Title
Christmas gif'
Title remainder
an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Charlemae Hill Rollins ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; with a new introduction by Augusta Baker
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of Christmas poems, songs, and stories relating to African Americans. Includes holiday recipes
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.C4735 1993
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rollins, Charlemae Hill
  • Bryan, Ashley
  • Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christmas
  • American literature
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Christmas gif' : an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans, compiled by Charlemae Hill Rollins ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; with a new introduction by Augusta Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Chicago: Follett Pub. Co., 1963
  • Includes indexes
Contents
Race is like a man / John W. Vandercook -- Nativity / Aquah Laluah -- Memories of Christmas / Langston Hughes -- How come Christmas / Roark Bradford -- Plantation Christmas / Julia Peterkin -- Christmas gift / Zora Neale Hurston -- Legend of the black madonna / Margaret T. Applegarth -- Goat comes to the Christmas party / Eva Knox Evans -- New relations and duties / Frederick Douglass -- Anxious days and sleepless nights / Booker T. Washington -- Christmas is a-comin' / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Speakin' O' Christmas / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Christmas carol / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Little Christmas basket / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Through the holly wreath / Effie Lee Newsome -- Magi call him king / Effie Lee Newsome. -- Carol of the brown king / Langston Hughes -- Kid stuff / Frank Horne -- On pallet of straw / Langston Hughes -- Peppermint candy march / Effie Lee Newsome -- Shepherd's song at Christmas / Langston Hughes -- Christmas story / Langston Hughes -- On Christmas night / Langston Hughes -- Anonymous verse; from Puerto Rican Christmas card / Anon. -- Every man heart lay down / Lorenz Graham -- Stable / Gabriela Mistral -- Indian Christmas / Gabriela Mistral -- Go tell it on the mountain / Negro spiritual -- Wasn't that mighty day / Negro spiritual -- Virgin mary had a baby boy / Negro spiritual -- What you gonna name that pretty little boy? / Negro spiritual -- Rise up, shepherd, and follow / Negro spiritual -- God's Christmas tree / Evelyn C. Reynolds -- Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen -- The Black Madonna / Albert Rice -- Otto / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Christmas recipes from the "Big House" and the cabin
Control code
000130241
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 106 p.
Isbn
9780688116682
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
92018976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000130241
  • (OCoLC)26162671
Label
Christmas gif' : an anthology of Christmas poems, songs, and stories, written by and about African-Americans, compiled by Charlemae Hill Rollins ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; with a new introduction by Augusta Baker
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Chicago: Follett Pub. Co., 1963
  • Includes indexes
Contents
Race is like a man / John W. Vandercook -- Nativity / Aquah Laluah -- Memories of Christmas / Langston Hughes -- How come Christmas / Roark Bradford -- Plantation Christmas / Julia Peterkin -- Christmas gift / Zora Neale Hurston -- Legend of the black madonna / Margaret T. Applegarth -- Goat comes to the Christmas party / Eva Knox Evans -- New relations and duties / Frederick Douglass -- Anxious days and sleepless nights / Booker T. Washington -- Christmas is a-comin' / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Speakin' O' Christmas / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Christmas carol / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Little Christmas basket / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Through the holly wreath / Effie Lee Newsome -- Magi call him king / Effie Lee Newsome. -- Carol of the brown king / Langston Hughes -- Kid stuff / Frank Horne -- On pallet of straw / Langston Hughes -- Peppermint candy march / Effie Lee Newsome -- Shepherd's song at Christmas / Langston Hughes -- Christmas story / Langston Hughes -- On Christmas night / Langston Hughes -- Anonymous verse; from Puerto Rican Christmas card / Anon. -- Every man heart lay down / Lorenz Graham -- Stable / Gabriela Mistral -- Indian Christmas / Gabriela Mistral -- Go tell it on the mountain / Negro spiritual -- Wasn't that mighty day / Negro spiritual -- Virgin mary had a baby boy / Negro spiritual -- What you gonna name that pretty little boy? / Negro spiritual -- Rise up, shepherd, and follow / Negro spiritual -- God's Christmas tree / Evelyn C. Reynolds -- Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen -- The Black Madonna / Albert Rice -- Otto / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Christmas recipes from the "Big House" and the cabin
Control code
000130241
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 106 p.
Isbn
9780688116682
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
92018976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000130241
  • (OCoLC)26162671

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