What a Morning!
The Christmas Story in Black Spirituals
Selected and Edited by John Langstaff
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
Arrangements for singing and piano by John Andrew Ross
A unique and powerful collection. The story of Christmas is told through classic spirituals, augmented with biblical citations and paintings that reflect the joy of the holiday and the richness of the African-American experience.
Includes: My Lord, What a Morning!; Mary Had a Baby; Go, Tell it on the Mountain; Sister Mary Had-a But One Child; Behold that Star!*
“What a Morning! will surely bring readers–both singers and listeners–to their feet.” –The Horn Book