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Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Timeless hymn takes on new relevance in moving picture book.

Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual.

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This picture book is a touching and emotional tribute to a timeless church hymn, and what it has meant to those who've been oppressed. Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual is hard to read without singing or humming the tune, if you're familiar with this church classic that remains powerfully relevant. The book is likely to spark hard questions and deep reflections from young readers.

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