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Amstutz, Lisa J.

Summary: "It's time to celebrate Kwanzaa! Light the kinara. Eat a big feast with your family. During Kwanzaa, people come together. They celebrate African-American heritage." -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 394.26 AMS

Summary: In the month of Kislev: A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah. The night before Christmas: The story of Santa's visit on a snowy Christmas Eve. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: For each new day of Kwanzaa, a new candle is lit and children and adults share their thoughts, songs, stories from the past and dreams about the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WIN

Day, Sophia

Summary: "Join our MVP Kids as they experience the wonder and delight of the winter holidays. With a universal spirit of giving, they celebrate holidays from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Come along and see how experiencing others' traditions can deepen friendships and promote empathy and understanding." -- Publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MVP Kids Media 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Board Books, Call number: J BOARD FIC DAY

Summary: Celebrate the holidays with the Rugrats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV RUG

Thedford, Steven C.

Summary: My daughter, Kennedy I.Thedford, inspired me to write about why the African American holiday of Kwanzaa has two A s when the Swahili word has only one. She asked the question because all other holidays, such as Christmas and Hanukkah, have a story behind them. What was the story of Kwanzaa? I didn't have an answer, so I began researching the holiday. In conducting that research, I ran across...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THE

Washington, Donna L.

Summary: L'il Rabbit searches for a gift for his grandmother when she is sick during Kwanzaa, and surprises her with the best gift of all. Includes "The Nguzo Saba - The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE WAS

Summary: Elmo is gearing up to celebrate Christmas. But what present will he give Dorothy, his beloved goldfish? As he searches for an answer, he learns about holidays around the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Television Workshop 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Elmo's 2002

Zoboi, Ibi Aanu

Summary: Recounts the journey of African descendants in America by connecting their history to the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.049 ZOB

Shepp, Archie.

Contents: For losers. Stick 'em up (2:05) -- Abstract (4:20) -- I got it bad (and that ain't good) / Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster (5:16) -- What would it be without you / Cal Massey (4:05) -- Un croque Monsieur (poem: For losers) (21:47).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Impulse!/Universal Music Group 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SHE

Grier, Ella.

Summary: The seven days of Kwanzaa is a celebration of rich African-American culture and traditions: lighting candles, storytelling, singing and making mkeka mats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.2 GRI

Karenga

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Sankore Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.261 KAR

Saint James, Synthia.

Summary: A simple explanation of this new holiday created in 1966, showing how it has quickly become an important African-American celebration and is even celebrated around the world today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. Whitman 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE SAI

Summary: Rich in culture and history, the pride of the African-American tradition comes alive in these award-winning stories. These stories includes Martin's Big Words, John Henry, and Seven Candles For Kwanzaa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MAR

Murray, Julie

Summary: Kwanzaa is an important holiday that celebrates African heritage and African-American culture. Readers will learn that African Americans celebrate this holiday with gift giving, lighting Kinara candles each day, a big feast, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 MUR

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Disaster reigns when A.J. participates in the school's holiday pageant celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD Fiction Gutman 2013

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Disaster reigns when A.J. participates in the school's holiday pageant celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Gutman 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUT

Luenn, Nancy.

Summary: Describes various festivals centered around light that are celebrated by different cultures throughout the year, including Candlemas, Bon Matsuri, Diwali, Hanukkah, Luciadagen, and Kwanzaa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.262 Luenn

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