My First Kwanzaa Book

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Deborah M. Newton Chocolate
Illustrator(s):
Cal Massey
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN:
978-0439129268
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

During the last week of December, Kwanzaa is a time to dress up in African clothes and gather together with relatives from all over the country. Grandma brings special things to eat, Grandpa lights the candles, and everyone in the family celebrates their heritage.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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