All Night, All Day

A Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals

Illustrated by Ashley Bryan / Selected by Ashley Bryan
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About The Book

Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Bryan has selected twenty best-known and best-loved African-American spirituals, including the title song, "All Night, All Day," and such others as "This Little Light of Mine," "O When the Saints Go Marching In," and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands."
Glorious full-color pictures, piano accompaniment, and guitar chords help capture the spirit and essence of these timeless songs that can be enjoyed by people of every age and every level of musical skill.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 2004)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689867866
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

Raves and Reviews

School Library Journal The songs leap off the page, demanding to be played and sung.

Young Reader A remarkable achievement and a lovely treasure.

Kirkus Reviews starred review A truly beautiful book, worthy of the wonderful music it showcases.

Awards and Honors

  • ALA Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

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