Together for Kwanzaa (Paperback)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375803291, 24pp.
Publication Date: August 8, 2000
Kwanzaa is Kayla's favorite time of year. But this year, it looks as if a heavy snowstorm will keep her big brother, Khari, from getting home in time for the festivities Will Khari miss the celebration completely? Or will Kayla and her brother somehow find a way to be together for Kwanzaa? A perfect introduction to Kwanzaa, this book will teach children all about the traditions and practices that make it a special winter holiday.
About the Author
Juwanda G. Ford was born in New Orleans and worked in children's publishing before she wrote her first book, A Kente Dress for Kenya. She is also the author of Together for Kwanzaa, K Is for Kwanzaa, and Shop Talk. Shelly Hehenberger is an American artist. She received her MFA from the fine arts graduate program at the University of Cincinnati and since then has worked as a professional artist and teacher in Ohio and the Carolinas. She lives in North Carolina.