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The Sound of Kwanzaa

Written by Dimitrea Tokunbo & illustrated by Lisa Cohen
Published by Scholastic
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Hear the words, sing the songs, dance to the beat, and shout “Harambee!” as you jump into this joyful celebration of the sounds of Kwanzaa! The sound is Umoja–bringing us together. The sound is Kuumba–the songs of our ancestors. The sound is Kwanzaa!

Lively verse and colorful illustrations guide you through the seven principles of this festive holiday. All you have to do is come close, gather round, and discover what Kwanzaa is all about!

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Lisa Cohen

Lisa Cohen’s work has appeared on magazine and book covers, cards, posters, and children’s books–among them DANCING THE RING SHOUT (Hyperion, 2003) and LITTLE STEVIE WONDER(Houghton Mifflin 2005). Born in Cape Town, South Africa, she moved to the United States in the early 1980s, eager to embrace the freedom of expression available to her here. Ms. Cohen resides and paints in New Orleans.<BR>

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