Disgruntled: An elegant, vibrant, startling coming-of-age novel, for anyone who's ever felt the shame of being alive. Kenya Curtis is only eight years old, but she knows that she's different, even if she can't put her finger on how or why. It's not because she's black — most of the other students in the fourth-grade class at her West Philadelphia elementary school are too. Maybe it's because she celebrates Kwanzaa, or because she's forbidden from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Maybe…
Benne means sesame seeds, and these are deliciously crispy little cookies. I made these recently for a friend-of-the-family who celebrates Kwanzaa, and he loved them. They originate in Africa, but have become a tradition in the deep south of the United States. They are also the only Kwanzaa cookie type I could find; as an added bonus (although the ingredients sound REALLY weird), theyre delicious!
This unit celebrates and teaches about seven winter holidays including Hanukkah, Diwali, La Befana, Las Posadas, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Santa Lucia. Each holiday includes reading passages, several hands-on activities like scavenger hunt organizers, acrostic fact charts, flip books, and vocabulary photo posters. This Complete BUNDLE has seven activity packs inside with more than 200 pages in all!
Kevin’s Kwanzaa tells the story of a little boy named Kevin and how his family celebrates the holiday Kwanzaa. It contains many historical facts about Kwanzaa and African culture. It is filled with colorful cartoonish drawings that would catch children’s eyes, and teaches children how to make a Kwanzaa drum at the end of the book. Throughout the book are side graphics that include more facts for children to learn and help enhance the learning value of the story.