Happy Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a is a weeklong celebration that begins on December 26th, which honors the importance of family, community and heritage to African-Americans. 

Seven Spools of Thead: A Kwanzaa Story, by Angela Shelf Medearis  

When they are given the seemingly impossible task of turning thread into gold, the seven Ashanti brothers put aside their differences, learn to get along, and embody the principles of Kwanzaa. Includes information on Kwanzaa, West African cloth weaving, and instructions for making a belt.

The sound of Kwanzaa Dimitrea Tokunbo

K is for Kwanzaa : a Kwanzaa alphabet book  Juwanda G. Ford

Kwanzaa Karamu : Cooking and Crafts for a Kwanzaa Feast April A.Brady 

The people of Africa and their Food Ann L. Burckhardt 



Colors & Symbols of Kwanzaa

 The seven principles are: Unity (Umoja), Self-determination (Kujichagulia), Collective work and responsibility (ujima), Cooperative economics (ujamaa), Purpose (nia), Creativity (kuumba), and Faith (imani).