WATCH: “Seven Candles for Kwanzaa” by Andrea Davis Pinkney – Kids Bookshelf

Shalom, everyone! The following is an animated video presentation on the holiday of Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pickney, author of the book “Seven Candles for Kwanzaa.” This video was uploaded to the YouTube channel Kids Bookshelf. This presentation provides a simple but detailed overview of Kwanzaa, the holiday’s symbols, their meanings and how the holiday is celebrated in the African-American community. Pinkney‘s book, “Seven Candles for Kwanzaa,” is available for purchase on For more than 25 years, African-American families have celebrated Kwanzaa–a holiday, inspired by their ancestors, that celebrates the harvest season. With a rich, informative text and stunning four-color illustrations, this book will help young children to begin their own Kwanzaa celebration.

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney | Animated Kwanzaa Books | Kids Bookshelf

Video from Kids Bookshelf/YouTube


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