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Harper Collins Publishing

Clap Your Hands: A Celebration of Gospel

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Created by the dynamic author and illustrator team of Toyomi Igus and Michele Wood, winners of the Coretta Scott King Award for I See the RhythmClap Your Hands shares the Black history behind gospel music that has courageously broken all color barriers, influencing both worship and popular culture in America for hundreds of years. Inside you'll find:

  • Notes from the author and the illustrator sharing their personal inspirations and influences, as well as their research on the roots and evolution of gospel music

  • Historical notes about the events covered in the book, exploring the cultural importance of gospel music throughout history

  • Further reading section, discography, and discussion questions to encourage learning and engagement

  • A running timeline of all historical milestones—from the first slaves to President Obama’s inauguration

    Readers of all ages will be captivated by this informative and inspirational blend of poetry, art, and music that honors gospel music and reflects its journey.

  • Specifically for Ages 0-3. Hardcover. 40 pages. 2019, Zonderkidz. By Michele Wood; Illus. by Toyomi Igus.