God bless the child

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"Mama may have, Papa may have, But God bless the child That's got his own! That's got his own."

The song "God Bless the Child" was first performed by legendary jazz vocalist Billie Holiday in 1939 and remains one of her enduring masterpieces. In this picture book interpretation, renowned illustrator Jerry Pinkney has created images of a family moving from the rural South to the urban North during the Great Migration that reached its peak in the 1930s. The song's message of self-reliance still speaks to us today but resonates even stronger in its historical context. This extraordinary book stands as a tribute to all those who dared so much to get their own.

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Grouped Work ID 6d97421d-5973-7947-f495-9f344f72bd39
Grouping Title god bless the child
Grouping Author herzog arthur
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Children's songs, Children's songs -- United States -- Texts, Literature, Spirituals (Songs) -- Juvenile literature, Texts
title_display God bless the child
title_full God bless the child / words and music by Arthur Herzog, Jr. and Billie Holiday ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
title_short God bless the child
topic_facet Children's songs, Spirituals (Songs)