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Step it down : games, plays, songs, and stories from the Afro-American heritage

Author: Bessie Jones; Bess Lomax Hawes
Publisher: New York ; Evanston ; San Francisco ; London : Harper & Row, publishers, [1972] ©1972
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The 70 activities collected here engage young children in games that involve cooperation and sharing . Includes simple directions, notes, lyrics, music and suggestions for how to use the book. The cassette features the singing of Georgia Sea Islander Bessie Jones.
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Genre/Form: Music
Play-party
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984.
Step it down.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1972
(OCoLC)681739027
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bessie Jones; Bess Lomax Hawes
ISBN: 0060117834 9780060117832
OCLC Number: 340336
Notes: Last page blank.
Description: xxi pages, 1 unnumbered page, 233 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Baby games and plays. Go to sleepy, little baby --
This little piggy --
Jump that Jody --
Ride, Charley, ride --
Finger games --
Patty Cake --
Tom, Tom, greedy-gut --Clapping plays. Green Sally, up --
One-ry, Two-ry --
One saw, two saw --
Head and shoulder, baby --
Hambone --
Juba --
Jumps and skips. Skip to the barbershop --
Just from the kitchen --
Shoo, turkey --
Knock Jim Crow --
Josephine --
Elephant fair --
Pizza, pizza, Mighty Moe --
Singing plays. Green, green, the crab apple tree --
Johnny Cuckoo --
Oh green fields, Roxie --
Go in and out the window --
Draw me a bucket of water --
Nana, thread needle --
Ring plays. Little Johnny Brown --
East Coast Line --
Sir Mister Brown --
Way down yonder, sometimes --
Soup, soup --
Punchinello --
Little Sally Walker --
Uncle Jessie --
Way down yonder in the brickyard --
Way go, Lily --
Steal up, young lady --
Dances. Possum-la --
Ranky tank --
Coonshine --
Sandy Ree --
Zudie-O --
I'm going away to see Aunt Dinah --
Daniel --
House plays and home amusements. William, William, trembletoe --
Club fist --
Uncle Tom --
Moneyfoot --
Jack in the bush --
Bob-a-needle --
Whose bag is my gold ring? --
Pawns --
Wade in the green valley --
Outdoor games. Miss Lucy --
Horse and the buggy --
Won't you let the birdie out? --
Engine rubber number nine --
London Bridge --
All hid --
Rap Jack --
Songs and stories. I had an old rooster --
Owl talk --
Pretty pear tree --
Riddles --
Way down on the Bingo farm --
Have courage to say no --
Brother Rabbit and Mister Railroad's taters --
Old Bill and the rolling pin --
Rabbit and the possum (ain't it hard to be a farmer) --
Peep, squirrel.
Responsibility: by Bessie Jones and Bess Lomax Hawes.

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The 70 activities collected here engage young children in games that involve cooperation and sharing . Includes simple directions, notes, lyrics, music and suggestions for how to use the book. The cassette features the singing of Georgia Sea Islander Bessie Jones.

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