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Standing in the need of prayer : a modern retelling of the classic spiritual  Cover Image Book Book

Standing in the need of prayer : a modern retelling of the classic spiritual / written by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison..

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  • ISBN: 0593306341
  • ISBN: 9780593306345
  • ISBN: 059330635X
  • ISBN: 9780593306352
  • Physical Description: 28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
The popular spiritual, Standing in the need of prayer, has been reworked to chronicle the milestones, struggles, tragedies, and triumphs of African American people and their history. The text and illustrations of this inspirational book are informative reminders of yesterday, hopeful images for today, and aspirational dreams of tomorrow.
Subject: African Americans > Prayers and devotions > Juvenile literature.
Spirituals (Songs) > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > History > Juvenile literature.
Sacred songs > Juvenile literature.
Prayer > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 11 of 14 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beardsley Branch - Bridgeport jj WEATHERFORD (Text) 34000151364486 Juvenile Picture Book On order -
Easton Public Library On Order (Text) acq1210632 Acquisitions On order -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck J FAM CUR WEA (Text) 34027151126706 Family Shelf Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield JP-ILLUS WEA (Text) 36123154120644 Juvenile Picture Book Advanced Reader Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton J 782.25 WEA (Text) 34025146139685 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Putnam Public Library j 782.25 WEA (Text) 33610148428292 Juvenile New Material Available -
Ridgefield Library JPB WEATHERFORD (Text) 34010154175672 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Scoville Memorial Library - Salisbury JPIC WEATHERFORD (Text) 37538153365883 Juvenile New Picture Book Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JP WEATHERFORD, C (Text) 34005153092076 Juvenile New Picture Book Available -
Southbury Public Library JP WEA (Text) 34019154906119 Juvenile New Fiction Available -
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