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Ages: 5 to 7

This Little Light of Mine

Illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing 2006

Ages: 5 to 7

Topic: Songs to Sing Together

Based on the lyrics of the old African American spiritual, this picture book depicts a day in the life of one African American boy as he celebrates his joy with his family and friends. He takes the time to raise the spirits of everyone he meets, and to show the value of his own inner "light".

The music notes for the song along with four verses of lyrics are provided in the back of the book. E.B. Lewis' superb watercolor illustrations are unforgettable and make you want to sing!