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.
Share this Kwanzaa story with your family or in the classroom. "Very bright, playful, textured pictures capture the spirit of community that is the essence of the holiday. The two final pages about 'The Nguzo Saba––The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa' will take kids back to the story to find the holiday message in action."*
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.
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?
An introduction to the traditions, festivities, and history of Kwanzaa for the youngest readers.$14.00ISBN: 9780758216656Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Dafina - October 1st, 2007
From preparation to celebration, make your Kwanzaa a family tradition!$7.99ISBN: 9781250050465Availability: Available from WarehousePublished: Square Fish - October 14th, 2014
A simple way to get acquainted with Kwanzaa.
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!Currently UnavailableISBN: 9781432940614Availability: UnavailablePublished: 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.