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Earshot Share this book with any kid you can imagine but share this book Share the works of Patricia McKissack a woman whose contributions to children s literature will be remembered long after you and I are gone Share Her Great WorksFor All Ages The her great worksFor all ages The Patricia and her husband Frederick are some of the best authors of children s books in general and of children s books with black protagonists and topics in particular Not only is this book a treasury of songs and stories but the illustrations by Brian Pinkney are lovely Should become an American classic What a way to celebrate Black History Month With plenty of games songs poems and stories this volume happily combines them all into a delightful rhythm of RHYMES CLAPPING AND SINGING WHILE THE clapping and singing While the ocuses on games and songs Samantha Spinner and the Super Secret Plans from an African American background children of various backgrounds willind new and Land of a Thousand Hills: My Life in Rwanda familiar games on the pages This mix of discovery and warmamiliarity makes this a book that both invites exploration and gives everyone a place to stop and smile in recognitionThis book is almost an encyclopedia of games and songs Page after page will have readers humming along singing aloud and looking or a partner to play a newfound or best loved game The poetry section adds a real richness to the book allowing it to slow rom the Infestation fast pace of the games and songs McKissack introduces each game song or poem with a short paragraph about it This creates a book that isar than one game after another adding historical information tooPinkney s illustrations are pure movement on the page They dance and swirl and tilt and play Sweeps of color embrace the ink drawings adding even motion to the page There s a If My Love Were a Fire Truck: A Daddy's Love Song feeling ofreedom in the illustrations a playful wildness that is pure refreshment to the eyeA book Write It When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-The-Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford for every public library this is a must have Appropriateor ages 6 9 HCPL Juv Nonfiction 305896 MacThis very special book is sure to become a treasured keepsake Ready for Summer for African Americanamilies and will inspire joy in all who read it Parents and grandparents will delight in sharing this exuberant book with the children in their lives Here is a songbook a storybook a poetry collection and much all rolled into one Find a partner Cyberselfish A Critical Romp Through The Terribly Libertarian Culture Of High Tech for hand claps such as Eenie Meenie Sassafreeny ororm a circle A coerência textual for games like Little Sally Walker Gather as aamily to sing well loved songs like Amazing Grace and Oh Freedom or to read aloud the poetry of such African American luminaries as Langston Hughes James Weldon Johnson and Paul Laurence Dunbar And snuggle down to enjoy classic stories retold by the author including Aesop s Write Your Novel!: Tips from a Bestseller fables and taleseaturing Br er Rabbit and Anansi the SpiderSubject African Americans Social life and customs Juvenile literatureAfrican Americans Games Juvenile literatureAfrican Americans Songs and music Juvenile literatureAfrican American children Juvenile literatureAdded AuthorPinkney J Brian This collection of rhymes songs stories and games in the African American communities is a gem *of a resource Patricia McKissack has been a very highly respected children s author or *a resource Patricia McKissack has been a very highly respected children s author or years and this was the last book she wrote before she passed My uestion is this is such a good basic topic why didn t anybody think to do it before I went on to youtube to hear some of the songs but I was startled to First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who'€ve Been There find that I couldn tind any videos of young African American girls doing the complex hand clap rhymes The circle games like Little Sally Walker sound useful Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy, and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm for when I do school visits. Ic stories retold by the author including Aesop sables and tales April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers featuring Br er Rabbit and Anansi the Spider Greator sharing on the porch or in the classroom Booklist Starred on Porch Lies by Patricia C McKissack The illustrations with their loose and luid watercolors with India ink outlines recall Chris Raschka s work A joyful selection or all collections School Library Journal on On the Ball by Brian Pinkne. Sally Rise You learn something new every dayMs McKissack talks a little in her Introduction about why she chose to write this book As she puts it In writing this book I have relied heavily upon my own play experiences as a child This really is a collection of my Mindful Living with Aspergers Syndrome favorite childhood games songs poetry and stories that are directly linked to my African American heritage And had she chosen to do so she could have just limited this book to those games songs and rhymes What makes the collectionar interesting is her ability to add in some context So you ll have "Your Jump Rope Rhymes In The Turn About Chapter As "jump rope rhymes in the Turn About chapter as as songs inspired by the Underground Railroad in the Follow the Drinking Gourd section after that The psalms were a surprise to me no doubt about it The casual inclusion of Christian selections in any book or kids that doesn t come rom a specifically religious publisher is a rarity But it was in the last chapter where I The Habitat Guide to Birding felt Ms McKissack was really taking herinal bow Over the years she s produced such memorable books as Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters Tricksters and Other "Wily Characters tall tales like A Million Fish More Or Less and the unforgettable The Dark Thirty Southern Tales "Characters tall tales like A Million Fish More Or Less and the unforgettable The Dark Thirty Southern Tales the like A Million Fish More Or Less and the unforgettable The Dark Thirty Southern Tales of the also done alongside Brian Pinkney Chapter 9 of Let s Clap Jump Sing Shout Space Kid feels like a victory lap reminding us of just how much we lost when Ms McKissack passed away and how much she left behindor us to enjoy Accompanying McKissack is her longtime collaborator Brian Pinkney Mr Pinkney is such an interesting illustrator to watch If you weren t paying attention you might assume that his art looks the same in every book he does It would be accurate to note how the man is always trying new things Whether it s scratchboards or watercolors he isn t afraid to adapt to whatever book he s accompanying In this title the Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town forms andigures are consistently circular His watercolors brush strokes swoop over and around and around and over Even if a character is in a static position standing or praying lines of paint swoop about connecting I was curious whether or not Mr Pinkney would include any information at the end of the book about why he chose to return to the circle movement It s not like he hasn t done it in books before His Hush Little Baby or example is a little precise with its brushstrokes than what we re seeing here but no less circular No official word on his reasons exists though he does have a Note at the beginning of the book that says that When I touched paintbrush to paper the images danced rom my hand onto the page I think it s Every Drop for Sale: Our Desperate Battle Over Water fair to say that when you re trying to convey movement a circle is an effective tool to have in your back pocket Sometimes my six year old will come homerom school and proudly announce the rhymes she learned on the bus that day She hasn t yet uite learned that these rhymes are supposed to be Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus forbidden to adult ears So while I still can I listen Some of the rhymes she recites areound in this book Shame is a staple while others are all new to me When we consider whether or not Let s Clap Jump Sing Shout is just a Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse fancy reference book or a collection that you could actually use with children recall too that nothing in this book is dead and gone As Ms McKissack writes herself Like allolk expressions they have continually morphed over the years and continue to do so today Share this book with a classroom of kids Share this book with your own kid when they start chanting something that they think is out of. Book a storybook a poetry collection and much all rolled into one Find a partner Troubled Waters for hand claps such as Eenie Meenie Sassafreeny ororm a circle The Allergy-Fighting Garden: Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping for games like Little Sally Walker Gather as aamily to sing well loved songs like Amazing Grace and Oh Freedom or to read aloud the poetry of such African American luminaries as Langston Hughes James Weldon Johnson and Paul Laurence Dunbar And snuggle down to enjoy class. Would you like to know the last ilm Orson Welles "ever appeared in It was Transformers The Movie rom 1986 The great Raul Julia His last ilm was the video "appeared in It was Transformers The Movie rom 1986 The great Raul Julia His last Shadower film was the video adaptation Street Fighter in 1994 Randomacts What s my point exactly Well none of us know when we re going to die so it wouldn t be the worst idea to treat every project you work on as your last On April 7 2017 the great author Patricia McKissack passed away Prior to that on January 10th her collection of African American poems and songs parables and rhymes Let s Clap Jump Sing Shout WAS PUBLISHED A LUSCIOUS OFFERING OF published A luscious offering of children s rhymes historical details and chants it is in many ways McKissack s magnum opus If you are an artist and you re going to exit this world bow out like Patricia McKissack Leave behind something as meaningful as it is beautiful Leave behind a masterpiece Our earliest toys are our hands Owls: Birds of the Night feet and voices writes Patricia McKissack Now take those toys Put them to good use In Let s Clap Jump Sing Shout Ms McKissack draws upon material with origins in Africa the Caribbean and America She organizes the book in terms of age starting with the earliest of hand rhymes and claps then morphing into jump rope rhymes and games Circle games and ring shouts areollowed by serious material like spirituals and hymns proverbs and psalms Covering every possible Bon Bon Voyage (A Carolyn Blue Culinary Mystery, form of storytelling we are treated toables superstitions and mama sayings before the book closes with performance pieces inspired by African American writers and Bon Bon Voyage finallyolktales and storytelling All this additional Notes a Bibliography and an Index round out the piece McKissack isn t merely recording schoolyard rhymes with her book She s tying history into those rhymes kids might chant on the bus giving them weight and context and ultimately respectLots of children s book authors and illustrators have turned to nursery rhymes over the years or inspiration Shel Silverstein often visited the children s bookstore Books of Wonder in Manhattan to add old editions to his collection Maurice Sendak put out his own collection I Saw Esau The Schoolchild s Pocket Book with the aid of the Opies When I settled on reviewing this book I igured it would be easy to conjure up a list of other collections of African American rhymes and songs I d seen them mentioned in books like Over the Hills and Far Away edited by Elizabeth Hammill so how hard could it be But as I sat in my chair staring into space wracking my brain I eventually came to the horrifying to me realization that until now there really hasn t been a definitive book like this one Fortunately Ms McKissack includes an extensive Bibliography in the back of her book Look there and you ll see mentions of books like Kyra D Gaunt s The Games Black Girls Play Learning the Ropes rom Double Dutch to Hip Hop In terms of rhymes though that is it I think it s air to say this book was a long time coming and could be described uite accurately as overdue Reading this book I came to it expecting to ind a delightful collection of old avorites I was delighted to A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency find some new rhymes unknown to me Eenie Meenie Sassafreeny Jump Back Honey Jump Back and I waslummoxed when new rhymes unknown to me Eenie Meenie Sassafreeny Jump Back Honey Jump Back and I was lummoxed when discovered not only the rhymes with African American roots Patty Cake Solomon Grundy but also how many of these rhymes made it into rock n roll hits of the 1960s and were in turn made rom popular songs Shake Your Body ala Harry Belafonte For example the ring shout Little Sally Waters Walker contains the line Rise. From Newbery Honor winner Patricia C McKissack and two time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney comes an extraordinary must have collection of classic playtime Ravishing Ruby favorites This very special book is sure to become a treasured keepsakeor African American amilies and will inspire joy in all who read it Parents and grandparents will delight in sharing this exuberant book with the children in their lives Here is a song. Lets Clap, Jump, Sing Shout; Dance, Spin Turn It Out!