Written by Angela Shelf Medearis
Illustrated by Daniel Minter
What a wonderful story! I love how the author uses the seven principles of Kwanzaa in this story of constantly quarreling brothers, who are given the task of making gold out of seven spools of thread. In addition to weaving the principles into the story plot, the author provides historical details of the Kwanzaa celebration and how it began. Plus, there are instructions for weaving cloth to make a belt, similar to what the seven brothers create as a result of their aforementioned task. Read more >>
Originally posted on December 27, 2020.