Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Hardcover)

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Angela Shelf Medearis

  (Author),

Daniel Minter

  (Illustrator)

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Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story Book Description

IN AN AFRICAN VILLAGE live seven brothers who make family life miserable with their constant fighting. When their father dies, he leaves an unusual will: by sundown the brothers must make gold out of seven spools of colored thread. If they fail, they will be left with no inheritance and turned out as beggars.

Using the Nguzo Saba, or "seven principles", of Kwanzaa, Angela Shelf Medearis has written an unforgettable story that demonstrates how family members can pull together, for their own good and the good of the entire community.

Magnificent and inspiring woodcuts by Daniel Minter bring joy to this Kwanzaa celebration.

About the Author :

Angela Shelf Medearis has contributed to Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story as an author. With over 70 books in print, Angela Shelf Medearis is an author who combines a great love for children's literature with a particular attention to the reading needs of young African Americans. "I write the kind of books I always longed to find in the library when I was a child," she says. Books were an essential part of Medearis's own early 1960's childhood, giving her a sense of continuity and identity throughout her family's many moves.

Today, she spends as much time encouraging literacy in all students as she does promoting African-American subjects. Medearis founded and directs Book Boos

Book Details


Title: Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Author: Angela Shelf Medearis, Daniel Minter
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN:

0807573159

EAN:

9780807573150

No. of Pages: 40
Publish Date: 2000-09-30
Binding: Hardcover
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