Kwanzaa Books

Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807573167
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2000

In an African village live seven brothers who make life miserable with their constant fighting. When their father dies, he leaves an unusual will: by sundown, the brothers must make gold out of seven spools of thread or they will be turned out as beggars.

Li'l Rabbit's Kwanzaa Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060728168
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 28th, 2010

Li'l Rabbit is not having a very good Kwanzaa. Granna Rabbit is sick, and so his family won't celebrate his favorite part of Kwanzaa this year: a big feast called Karamu.

Li'l Rabbit knows what to do! He'll find Granna Rabbit a special treat for Karamu so she can celebrate anyway.

The Story of Kwanzaa Cover Image
ISBN: 9780064462006
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Published: Collins - September 20th, 1997

It’s time for Kwanzaa!

Light the candles on the kinara! Fly the bendera, and tell stories from Africa! The festival of Kwanzaa was originated by Dr. Maulana Karenga to honor the customs and history of African Americans.

Together for Kwanzaa (Pictureback(R)) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375803291
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 8th, 2000

Kwanzaa is Kayla’s favorite time of year. But this year, it looks as if a heavy snowstorm will keep her big brother, Khari, from getting home in time for the festivities! Will Khari miss the celebration completely? Or will Kayla and her brother somehow find a way to be together for Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa (Rookie Read-About Holidays) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780531273548
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Published: Children's Press - September 1st, 2013

An introduction to the traditions, festivities, and history of Kwanzaa for the youngest readers.

Kwanzaa: From Holiday to Every Day: A Complete Guide for Making Kwanzaa a Part of Your Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780758216656
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Published: Dafina - October 1st, 2007

From preparation to celebration, make your Kwanzaa a family tradition!

My First Kwanzaa (My First Holiday) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250050465
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Published: Square Fish - October 14th, 2014

A simple way to get acquainted with Kwanzaa.

"Hooray! Hooray!
It's time to get ready for Kwanzaa."

During the seven days of Kwanzaa, we celebrate the importance of family, friends, and community. This warm and lively introduction to a very special holiday will help even the youngest children join in!

Kwanzaa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781432940614
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Published: Heinemann Library - September 1st, 2010

Kwanzaa is a seven-day holiday that celebrates the culture and traditions of African Americans. Readers will learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa, what it means to celebrate this holiday, and why it is special.