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Mommy, Is It Kwanzaa Yet?

Mommy, Is It Kwanzaa Yet?

Barbara Ann Johnson-Stokes, author

Jumaah I. Johnson, illustrator

Baad Publishing Company

PO Box 1234, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-0034

0972592105 $11.99

Mommy, Is It Kwanzaa Yet? is a picturebook that teaches young people about the holiday of Kwanzaa--an event that celebrates the abolition of slavery and the remnants of culture African-Americans have retained from their African heritage. The text is of intermediate level, though it presents understanding of the holiday through a young person's eyes it does deal with some fairly advanced and abstract concepts. The artwork is very simple, akin to what a gifted child could create with basic materials, and reinforces the youth-appeal and identification message of this educational introduction.
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Author:Lane, Margaret
Publication:Reviewer's Bookwatch
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Nov 1, 2004
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