“[A] moving collection. . . Their hopes and fears are those of every mother, making this book rewarding reading for all.”
—Chattanooga Times Free Press
“Journalist Berry assembles a choir of voices, both prominent and subtle, to share a lyric rhapsody detailing the triumphs and trials of black motherhood . . . Always inspirational, this anthology should resonate with both mothers and children.”
“This is an inspiring collection that celebrates motherhood without sentimentality.”
“It’s an ideal book for any mother to snuggle up with to connect with mothering
stories . . . Some stories in Rise Up Singing will make you smile; others might make you cry. But whatever the emotion, an underlying powerful and meaningful message is within each story.”
From the Trade Paperback edition.