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Celebrating Kwanzaa

December is a month of celebrating family, traditions, and gift giving. Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture which is held from December 26 to January 1.

It celebrates unity, creativity, gift-giving and a feast of faith, called Karamu Ya Imani. Kwanzaa was created by Maulana Ndabezitha Karenga and first celebrated in 1966.

Check out one of these books to learn more about Kwanzaa.


Kwanzaa: Journey to Freedom by Amy Jones


Kevin's Kwanzaa by Lisa Bullard


Santa's Kwanzaa by Garen Eileen Thomas


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Paper Crafts for Kwanzaa by Randel McGee