Tusipese a Tamaiti

Tusipese a Tamaiti a le Ekalesia a Iesu Keriso o le Au Pa‘ia o Aso e Gata Ai

Children’s Songbook, Samoan.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1996. 2010 Edition (current). 119 songs.

9/96 English approval; 9/96 translation approval. Book © 1996.


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O Lo‘u Tama Faalelagi (Return to top)
2.
O Au O Se Atalii o le Atua

Words: Naomi W. Randall

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Other versions of this song:
I Am a Child of God

4.
Tamaiti i le Lalolagi Atoa

Words: Peggy Hill Ryskamp

Music: Beth Groberg Stratton

Other versions of this song:
Children All Over the World

6.
O Le Tatalo A Le Tamaititi

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
A Child’s Prayer

8.
Ua Ou Iloa o Soifua Lo‘u Tama

Words: Reid N. Nibley

Music: Reid N. Nibley

Arr.: Reid N. Nibley

Other versions of this song:
I Know My Father Lives

9.
Ou Te Faafetai Ia Te Oe, Le Tama e

Words: Anon.

Music: George Careless

Other versions of this song:
I Thank Thee, Dear Father

10.
Tama, O le a ou Filemu

Words: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Other versions of this song:
Father, I Will Reverent Be

11.
Ia Migao Filemu

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Other versions of this song:
Reverently, Quietly

12.
Faaaloalo o le Alofa Lea

Words: Maggie Olauson

Music: Maggie Olauson

Other versions of this song:
Reverence Is Love

13.
O Le a Ou Taumafai ia Faaaloalo

Words: Wilma Boyle Bunker

Music: Wilma Boyle Bunker

Other versions of this song:
I Will Try to Be Reverent

14.
E Mafai e se Tamaititi Pei o A‘u?

Words: Mary M. Dodge

Music: W. K. Bassford

Other versions of this song:
Can a Little Child like Me?

15.
Faafetai I Lo Tatou Tama

Words: Robert Louis Stevenson

Music: Franz Joseph Haydn

Other versions of this song:
Thanks to Our Father

16.
E Alofa Lo‘u Tama Faalelagi Ia Te A‘u

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Other versions of this song:
My Heavenly Father Loves Me

18a.
Mo le Malosi ma le Maloloina (Faataamilo)

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
For Health and Strength

18b.
Matou Te Ifo Atu

Words: Anna Johnson

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Other versions of this song:
We Bow Our Heads

O Le Faaola (Return to top)
20.
Na Ia Auina Mai Lona Alo

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Michael F. Moody

Other versions of this song:
He Sent His Son

22.
Ina Ua Alu Iosefa I Peteleema

Words: Bessie Saunders Spencer

Music: I. Reed Payne

Other versions of this song:
When Joseph Went to Bethlehem

24.
O Fetu na Pupula

Words: Nancy Byrd Turner

Music: Polish carol

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Other versions of this song:
Stars Were Gleaming

25.
Sa I ai I Le Fale O Manu

Words: Patty S. Hill

Music: Mildred J. Hill

Other versions of this song:
Once within a Lowly Stable

26.
I Se Fale o Manu

Words: Martin Luther; Little Children’s Book for Schools and Families, 1885

Music: Charles H. Gabriel

Other versions of this song:
Away in a Manger

28.
Pese Faamoe Pepe a Maria

Words: Jan Pinborough

Music: German folk tune

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Other versions of this song:
Mary’s Lullaby

30.
Ia Filemu Pepe

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Arr.: Patricia Haglund Nielsen

Other versions of this song:
Christmas Cradle Song

32.
Pese O Le Kerisimasi

Words: Avon Allen Compton

Music: Patricia Kelsey Graham

Adapt.: Patricia Kelsey Graham

Other versions of this song:
The Nativity Song

34.
Sa Tamaititi o Iesu

Words: James R. Murray

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Once Was a Little Child

35.
Ou Te Mafaufau I Lena Tala Manaia

Words: Jemima Luke

Music: Leah Ashton Lloyd

Other versions of this song:
I Think When I Read That Sweet Story

36.
Tau Mai Tala Ia Iesu

Words: W. H. Parker

Music: Frederic A. Challinor

Other versions of this song:
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus

37.
Iesu O La Tatou Uo Pele

Words: Anna Johnson

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Is Our Loving Friend

38.
E Manao Iesu Ia Ou Fai ma Sulu

Words: Nellie Talbot

Music: Edwin O. Excell

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam

39.
Fetalai Mai Iesu e Alofa i Tagata Uma

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Said Love Everyone

40.
O Loo Ou Taumafai e Avea e Pei o Iesu

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
I’m Trying to Be like Jesus

42.
Le Alofa o lou Faaola

Words: Ralph Rodgers Jr.; K. Newell Dayley; Laurie A. Huffman

Music: K. Newell Dayley

Other versions of this song:
I Feel My Savior’s Love

44.
Ua Toetu Iesu

Words: Thelma Johnson Ryser

Music: Thelma Johnson Ryser

Other versions of this song:
Jesus Has Risen

45.
Pe Na Toe Soifua Moni Mai ea Iesu?

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Royce Campbell Twitchell

Other versions of this song:
Did Jesus Really Live Again?

46.
Pe A Ia Toe Afio Mai

Words: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Music: Mirla Greenwood Thayne

Other versions of this song:
When He Comes Again

48.
O Le Ekalesia A Iesu Keriso

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
The Church of Jesus Christ

O le Talalelei (Return to top)
50.
Faatuatua

Words: Beatrice Goff Jackson

Music: Michael F. Moody

Other versions of this song:
Faith

52.
Fesoasoani Mai Ia Te A‘u Tama Pele

Words: Frances K. Taylor

Music: Frances K. Taylor

Other versions of this song:
Help Me, Dear Father

53.
Pe A Ou Papatiso

Words: Nita Dale Milner

Music: Nita Dale Milner

Other versions of this song:
When I Am Baptized

54.
Papatisoga

Words: Mabel Jones Gabbott

Music: Crawford Gates

Other versions of this song:
Baptism

56.
O Le Agaga Paia

Words: Jeanne P. Lawler

Music: Jeanne P. Lawler

Other versions of this song:
The Holy Ghost

57.
I Se Taeao Manaia

Words: Virginia M. Kammeyer

Music: Crawford Gates

Other versions of this song:
On a Golden Springtime

58.
Mulimuli i le Perofeta

Words: Duane E. Hiatt

Music: Duane E. Hiatt

Other versions of this song:
Follow the Prophet

60.
Ua Toe Fuatai Mai Le Perisitua

Words: Joan D. Campbell

Music: Hal K. Campbell

Other versions of this song:
The Priesthood Is Restored

61.
O Papatusi Auro

Words: Rose Thomas Graham

Music: J. Spencer Cornwall

Other versions of this song:
The Golden Plates

62.
Tala o le Tusi a Mamona

Words: Elizabeth Fetzer Bates; Nancy K. Daines Carter

Music: Elizabeth Fetzer Bates

Other versions of this song:
Book of Mormon Stories

63.
O Tusi I Le Tusi A Mamona

Words: Daphne Matthews

Music: Irish folk tune

Other versions of this song:
The Books in the Book of Mormon

64.
Lototele o Nifae

Words: Bill N. Hansen Jr.; Lisa T. Hansen

Music: Bill N. Hansen Jr.; Lisa T. Hansen

Other versions of this song:
Nephi’s Courage

66.
Saili, Mafaufau Loloto, ma Tatalo

Words: Jaclyn Thomas Milne

Music: Carol Baker Black

Other versions of this song:
Search, Ponder, and Pray

67.
Saili Vave Le Alii

Words: Joanne Bushman Doxey

Music: Joanne Bushman Doxey

Other versions of this song:
Seek the Lord Early

68.
Tausi Poloaiga

Words: Barbara A. McConochie

Music: Barbara A. McConochie

Arr.: Barbara A. McConochie

Other versions of this song:
Keep the Commandments

70.
Aoao Mai Ia Ou Savali I Le Malamalama

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Other versions of this song:
Teach Me to Walk in the Light

71.
E vave Ona Ou Usita‘i

Words: Thelma J. Harrison

Music: Russian folk tune

Arr.: Patricia Haglund Nielsen

Other versions of this song:
Quickly I’ll Obey

72.
Ou Te Fialola i le Talalelei

Words: Naomi W. Randall

Music: Roy M. Darley

Other versions of this song:
I Want to Live the Gospel

73.
Ia Tuu Mai E Le Alii Se Malumalu

Words: Donnell Hunter

Music: Darwin Wolford

Other versions of this song:
The Lord Gave Me a Temple

74.
Ia Fealofani

Words: Luacine Clark Fox

Music: Luacine Clark Fox

Arr.: Jo Marie Borgeson Bray

Other versions of this song:
Love One Another

75.
Ta‘u Mai Ia Te A‘u Le Alii E

Words: M. E. P.

Music: C. Harold Lowden

Other versions of this song:
Tell Me, Dear Lord

76.
A I Ai Le Alofa

Words: Joanne Bushman Doxey; Norma Smith

Music: Joanne Bushman Doxey; Marjorie Castleton Kjar

Other versions of this song:
Where Love Is

78.
Ou te Savali ma Oe

Words: Carol Lynn Pearson

Music: Reid N. Nibley

Other versions of this song:
I’ll Walk with You

80.
Ia Fai Le Mea Tonu

Words: George L. Taylor

Music: William B. Bradbury

Arr.: A. C. Smyth

Other versions of this song:
Dare to Do Right

81.
Tu Mo Le Mea Tonu

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Stand for the Right

82.
Filifili Le Ala Sa‘o

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Other versions of this song:
Choose the Right Way

83.
O Le Agalelei e Amata Ia Te A‘u

Words: Clara W. McMaster

Music: Clara W. McMaster

Other versions of this song:
Kindness Begins with Me

84.
E Pei A‘u o se Fetu

Words: Patricia Kelsey Graham

Music: Patricia Kelsey Graham

Other versions of this song:
I Am like a Star

85.
O Le a Ou Lototoa

Words: Vanja Y. Watkins

Music: Vanja Y. Watkins

Other versions of this song:
I Will Be Valiant

86.
O Le a Ou Mulimuli I Le Fuafuaga a le Atua

Words: Vanja Y. Watkins

Music: Vanja Y. Watkins

Other versions of this song:
I Will Follow God’s Plan

88.
O Se Tama Talavou Ua Saunia

Words: Daniel Carter

Music: Daniel Carter

Other versions of this song:
A Young Man Prepared

90.
Ou Te Fia Avea Nei Ma Faifeautalai

Words: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Music: Grietje Terburg Rowley

Other versions of this song:
I Want to Be a Missionary Now

91.
Faamoemoe Latou Te Valaau Au i Le Misiona

Words: Newel Kay Brown

Music: Newel Kay Brown

Other versions of this song:
I Hope They Call Me on a Mission

92.
Matou Te Aumaia Le Upu Moni I Le Lalolagi (Autau a Helamana)

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
We’ll Bring the World His Truth

94.
Tofia e Auauna

Words: Elsie Duncan Yale

Music: Adam Geibel

Other versions of this song:
Called to Serve

96.
Susulu Pea

Words: Joseph Ballantyne

Music: Joseph Ballantyne

Other versions of this song:
Shine On

Fale ma le Aiga (Return to top)
98.
E Mafai Ona Faavavau Aiga

Words: Ruth Muir Gardner

Music: Vanja Y. Watkins

Other versions of this song:
Families Can Be Together Forever

99.
Ou Te Fia Vaai i le Malumalu

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
I Love to See the Temple

100.
Talafaasolopito—O Lea Ou Te Faia

Words: Jeanne P. Lawler

Music: Jeanne P. Lawler

Other versions of this song:
Family History—I Am Doing It

101.
Tatalo a le Aiga

Words: DeVota Mifflin Peterson

Music: DeVota Mifflin Peterson

Other versions of this song:
Family Prayer

102.
O Loo Tautalagia Iinei Le Alofa

Words: Janice Kapp Perry

Music: Janice Kapp Perry

Other versions of this song:
Love Is Spoken Here

104.
O Se Aiga Fiafia

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
A Happy Family

105.
Ao Toonai

Words: Rita S. Robinson

Music: Rita S. Robinson

Arr.: Chester W. Hill

Other versions of this song:
Saturday

106.
O Igoa Pele

Words: Frances K. Taylor

Music: Frances K. Taylor

Other versions of this song:
The Dearest Names

107.
Tina Ou te Alofa Ia Te Oe

Words: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Music: Lorin F. Wheelwright

Other versions of this song:
Mother, I Love You

108a.
Tina Pele

Words: Maud Belnap Kimball

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Other versions of this song:
Mother Dear

108b.
Pe A Tatou Fesoasoani

Words: Wallace F. Bennett

Music: German folk song

Other versions of this song:
When We’re Helping

109.
Ou Te Alu Soo

Words: Phyllis Luch

Music: Jeanne P. Lawler

Other versions of this song:
I Often Go Walking

110.
Ua Foi Mai Tama

Words: Anon.

Music: Frances K. Taylor

Other versions of this song:
Daddy’s Homecoming

111.
Lo‘u Tama

Words: Carol Graff Gunn

Music: Carol Graff Gunn

Other versions of this song:
My Dad

112.
“Tina Matua”

Words: Nonie N. Sorensen

Music: Nonie N. Sorensen

Other versions of this song:
Grandmother

113.
Pe A Sau Tama Matua

Words: Marian Major

Music: Marian Major

Other versions of this song:
When Grandpa Comes

Not available due to copyright restrictions.

114.
Pese A‘o E alu I Le Fale

Words: Traditional song

Music: Traditional song

Other versions of this song:
Sing Your Way Home

Gaoioiga ma Mea Malie (Return to top)
116.
“Foai” O Si Auvai Lea

Words: Fanny J. Crosby

Music: William B. Bradbury

Other versions of this song:
“Give,” Said the Little Stream

117.
Ua Timu Faasauatoa

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
Rain Is Falling All Around

118.
Fua o le Vavae

Words: Georgia W. Bello

Music: Georgia W. Bello

Arr.: Betty Lou Cooney

Other versions of this song:
Popcorn Popping

119.
Fatu Laiti O Loo taatitia Pea

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
Little Seeds Lie Fast Asleep

120.
O a Au Mea e Fai i le Taumafanafana?

Words: Dorothy S. Andersen

Music: Dorothy S. Andersen

Other versions of this song:
Oh, What Do You Do in the Summertime?

121.
“Sa I Ai Se Tamaloa Aisa”

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
Once There Was a Snowman

122.
Ou Te Manatu e Manaia Le Lalolagi

Words: Anna Johnson

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Other versions of this song:
I Think the World Is Glorious

123.
E Matagofie le Lalolagi

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
The World Is So Lovely

124.
Sii Lou Leo Ma Pese

Words: Richard C. Berg

Music: Richard C. Berg

Other versions of this song:
Lift Up Your Voice and Sing

125.
Afai ua e Fiafia

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
If You’re Happy

126.
E I ai O‘u Lima Laiti e Lua

Words: Bertha A. Kleinman

Music: William Frederick Hanson

Other versions of this song:
I Have Two Little Hands

127.
Taofi

Words: Aileen Fisher

Music: Jeanne P. Lawler

Other versions of this song:
Hinges

128.
Ataata

Words: Daniel Taylor

Music: H. S. L.; E. H.

Other versions of this song:
Smiles

129a.
Ulu, Tauau, Tuli ma Tamaivae

Words: Anon.

Music: Anon.

Other versions of this song:
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

129b.
Mea Malie e Fai

Words: Rebecca Stevens

Music: Cecilia Johns

Other versions of this song:
Fun to Do

130.
Pese Faatalofa

Words: Maurine Benson Ozment

Music: Maurine Benson Ozment

Other versions of this song:
Hello Song

131.
Lanu A Le Peraimeri

Words: Marzelle Mangum

Music: Marzelle Mangum

Other versions of this song:
Our Primary Colors

132.
Tagata Poto ma le Tagata Valea

Words: Southern folk song

Music: Southern folk song

Other versions of this song:
The Wise Man and the Foolish Man

133.
O Lou Aso Fanau (Faataamilo)

Words: Barbara A. McConochie

Music: Barbara A. McConochie

Other versions of this song:
You’ve Had a Birthday

134.
Manuia Lou Aso Fanau

Words: Mildred E. Millett

Music: Mildred E. Millett

Other versions of this song:
Happy, Happy Birthday

Pese Filifilia (Return to top)
136.
O Le Pese I Le Taavaletoso

Words: John Daniel Thompson McAllister; Lucile C. Reading

Music: Scottish folk tune

Other versions of this song:
The Handcart Song

137.
Sa Pepese Tamaiti Paionia A‘o Latou Savavali

Words: Elizabeth Fetzer Bates

Music: Elizabeth Fetzer Bates

Other versions of this song:
Pioneer Children Sang As They Walked

138.
Ina Ia Avea Ma Se Paionia

Words: Ruth Muir Gardner

Music: Ruth Muir Gardner

Arr.: Vanja Y. Watkins

Other versions of this song:
To Be a Pioneer

139.
Sopoia le Fanua Laugatasi

Words: Mary B. Weekes

Music: Folk song

Other versions of this song:
Crossing the Prairie

140.
Fanau Paionia Laiti (Faataamilo)

Words: A. Laurence Lyon

Music: A. Laurence Lyon

Other versions of this song:
Little Pioneer Children

141.
O Le Samoa Fiafia

Words: Bret Harte

Music: Swiss folk tune

Other versions of this song:
The Jolly Switzer

142.
O Mai Tamaiti ia Tatou Vivii

Words: Lula Greene Richards

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Little Ones Come, We Will Worship Together

144.
Pese a Leoleo Mamoe

Words: Czeck folk tune

Music: Czech folk tune

145.
Ua Aulia Manuia Le Tausaga Fou

Words: Anna Johnson

Music: Alexander Schreiner

Other versions of this song:
The New Year Comes with Happiness

146.
Matagofie Mea Uma

Words: Matilda Watts Cahoon

Music: Mildred Tanner Pettit

Other versions of this song:
Beauty Everywhere

147.
Lua Mata Laiti

Words: Moiselle Renstrom

Music: Moiselle Renstrom

Other versions of this song:
Two Little Eyes

148.
Tamaiti e Pepese Nei

Words: C. W. Stayner

Music: Ebenezer Beesley

Other versions of this song:
Merry, Merry Children, Sweetly Sing