Image 1

Celebrate Kwanzaa

×
×
Price:
$15.95
SKU:
9781426303197
Weight:
0.85 LBS
Shipping:
Calculated at checkout
Quantity:
Description
Reviews
Related Products
Product Videos
Warranty
Also Viewed
By Category
Other Details
  • Product Description

    "Celebrate Kwanzaa" continues the spectacular Holidays Around the World series by focusing on this African-American holiday, which falls during the festive, gift-giving season and is celebrated by families, communities, and schools throughout America. With succinct, lively text and beautiful photographs, the book celebrates African-American culture and helps us to understand and appreciate this special holiday. Over the course of seven days, African Americans, families and friends, come together to light the candles that symbolize their past and future--and their unity. They gather as a community to make music and to dance; to feast on harvest foods and the good things of the earth; and to exchange simple, often homemade, gifts. Readers are introduced to the symbols of the holiday, such as the "mkeka" (a special placemat), "kinara" (candleholder), and "kikombe cha umoja" (unity cup). Important concepts, like the seven principles, are explained. In addition, a note from the book's consultant, aimed at parents and teachers, puts the holiday in its full cultural and historical perspective.
  • Product Reviews

    ×

    This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

    Write A Review

  • Find Similar Products by Category

×
×