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The Resource Let it shine : three favorite spirituals, [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan

Let it shine : three favorite spirituals, [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan

Label
Let it shine : three favorite spirituals
Title
Let it shine
Title remainder
three favorite spirituals
Statement of responsibility
[illustrated by] Ashley Bryan
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns
Member of
Illustration
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator Category, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
Review
  • /* Starred Review */ Bryan (Beautiful Blackbird ) again proves himself a maestro with scissors (depicted on the endpages) in a series of arresting, kaleidoscopic cut-construction-paper collages that interprets three beloved spirituals: "This Little Light of Mine," "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands." Each page contains two lines of lyrics alongside images of nature or of children and adults with diverse skin tones frolicking harmoniously in settings both urban and pastoral. This wide spectrum of experiences suggests the songs' themes of utopian peace, tolerance and beauty. The hands appearing on the pages of "He's Got the Whole World..." convey a sense of power, reassurance and awe that evoke the wonders of God. An author's note describes a bit of the origin and history of Negro spirituals. Musical notations for each song are included at book's end. Ages 4-8. (Jan.) --Staff (Reviewed November 27, 2006) (Publishers Weekly, vol 253, issue 47, p54)
  • /* Starred Review */ An extra-large trim size, a vibrant palette and Bryan's glorious cut-paper collage illustrations add up to a marvelous interpretation of three traditional African-American spirituals: "This Little Light of Mine," "Oh, When the Saints Go Marching In" and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands." Intriguing endpapers show larger-than-life hands set against flowing stripes of color, with scissors and cut-paper shapes hinting at the arresting artistic style within. Children in silhouette are the main design element for the first two songs, with the final song illustrated with remarkable images of huge hands holding up different elements of the world. The volume's large size and brilliant colors make this a natural choice for a rousing sing-along with a group, and the musical notation for the songs is included. Incorporated into these final spreads with the music are concluding illustrations for every song, each focusing on a shining source of light. (author's note) (Nonfiction. 3-8) (Kirkus Reviews, December 15, 2006)
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156149
Cataloging source
DLC
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  • This little light of mine
  • When the saints go marching in
  • He's got the whole world in his hands
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryan, Ashley
Dewey number
782.25/3/0268
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 004-008
  • NP
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
BV353
LC item number
.L48 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bryan, Ashley
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English
  • African Americans
  • Spirituals (Songs)
  • Hymns
  • Spirituals (Songs)
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
three favorite spirituals
Label
Let it shine : three favorite spirituals, [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0665/2003012028-d.html
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • This little light of mine
  • Oh, when the saints go marching in
  • He's got the whole world in His hands
Control code
712038
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780689847325
Lccn
2003012028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689847325
  • (OCoLC)52714515
Label
Let it shine : three favorite spirituals, [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0665/2003012028-d.html
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • This little light of mine
  • Oh, when the saints go marching in
  • He's got the whole world in His hands
Control code
712038
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780689847325
Lccn
2003012028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689847325
  • (OCoLC)52714515

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