The History of Our Holidays
Most people will have heard of Kwanzaa. Many people are familiar with the bright colors and fun associated with the holiday, but many don't know why or when it's celebrated. Meant to celebrate the unity between African Americans and their African roots, Kwanzaa began in the 1960s. In this book, readers learn about Kwanzaa's creation and the many ways people celebrate this time after the Christmas season. Full-color photographs draw all readers into the fascinating history and celebration of Kwanzaa, honoring diversity and introducing cultural traditions they may be unfamiliar with.