Seven candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kwanzaa -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature,
  • Kwanzaa,
  • African Americans -- Social life and customs

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Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values.

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Book details

Other titles7 candles for Kwanzaa.
StatementAndrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Brian Pinkney.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsPinkney, J. Brian, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT4403 .P56 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1702691M
ISBN 100803712928, 0803712936
LC Control Number92003698

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[Andrea Davis Pinkney; J Brian Pinkney; Dial Books for Young Readers.] -- Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values.

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I found this book interesting and actually learned a lot myself from this. The illustrator for this book is Brian Pinkney. The pictures are unique and the way they are drawn reminds me of something you would see in Africa.

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One of the candles is black, three are. Seven Candles For Kwanzaa Celebrate the week-long holiday honoring African-American heritage and culture.

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The Candles Seven candles are placed inside the Kinara. In the center is a black candle representing the first principle: unity (Umoja). To the left of the black candle are three red candles representing the principles of self-determination (Kujichagulia), cooperative economics (Ujamaa) and creativity (Kuumba).Author: Stephanie Watson.

The author briefly discusses the Seven Principles, suggesting activities for Kwanzaa and through the year. Similar in information to Chocolate's Kwanzaa () and My First Kwanzaa Book (), but the visual riches and less didactic tone here are superior.

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Each candle represents one of the seven core principles (nguzo saba) of Kawaida philosophy. Kwanzaa celebratory symbols include a mat (Mkeka) on which other symbols are placed: a Kinara (candle holder for seven candlesticks), Mishumaa Saba (seven candles), mazao (crops), Mahindi, a Kikombe cha Umoja (unity cup) for commemorating and giving shukrani (thanks) to African Ancestors, and Zawadi (gifts).Observed by: African Americans, parts of African diaspora.

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