Climbing Jacob's Ladder: Heroes of the Bible in African-American Spirituals

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M.K. McElderry Books, Oct 1, 1991 - Music - 24 pages
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Nine heroes from the Bible, including Noah, are introduced through spirituals.

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This book is a collection of biblical stories. However, the biblical stories are written in a way that can help children better understand them. They are not only simplified versions of the biblical ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Langstaff has had a career as a concert singer, recording artist, authority in the field of ritual music, and teacher. He is founder of The Christmas Revels, a celebratory form of participatory theater, of which he is artistic director.

Ashley Bryan was born in Harlem and grew up in the Bronx. He was educated at the Cooper Union Art School and Columbia University, and went to Europe on a Fulbright scholarship to study art.

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