Arts, Crafts & Celebrations

Crafts that Celebrate Black History

By Kathy Ross

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Provides step-by-step instructions for twenty easy crafts which celebrate the accomplishments of different African Americans, including inventors, activists, educators, and others.

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Music from Our Lord’s Holy Heaven

By Gloria Jean Pinkney

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Twenty-two African-American spirituals and reverential songs; includes a CD.

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My First Kwanzaa

By My First Kwanzaa

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A girl describes how she and her family celebrate the seven days of Kwanzaa.

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Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story

By Angela Shelf Medearis

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When they are given the seemingly impossible task of turning thread into gold, the seven Ashanti brothers put aside their differences, learn to get along, and embody the principles of Kwanzaa.

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Juneteenth

By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Drew Nelson

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Learn about how freedom came to the slaves in June 1865.

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