Kwanzaa: Seven Days of African-American Pride

by Carol Gnojewski

Light the candles, set the table for the feast, and bring out the instruments. It is December 26, and it's time to celebrate the culture and history of Africa and its people! Kwanzaa is a holiday based on traditional African harvest festivals. It centers around the Nguzo Saba, or the seven principles of African-American culture. Kwanzaa -- Seven Days of African-American Pride explores the development of Kwanzaa by Professor Maulana Karenga and explains how this holiday is celebrated today. Full-color photographs, a craft project, and Internet addresses help the reader understand more about the traditions and practices involved in celebrating Kwanzaa. Book jacket.


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