cover image IT'S KWANZAA TIME! A Lift-the-Flap Story

IT'S KWANZAA TIME! A Lift-the-Flap Story

Synthia Saint James, . . S&S/Little Simon, $5.99 (16pp) ISBN 978-0-689-84163-7

Full-color spreads in Saint James's (No Mirrors in My Nana's House) signature vibrant colors and bold shapes introduce Kwanzaa's seven principles, along with its definition and pronunciation, in this engaging interactive book. Children lift the flaps to reveal how each principle is lived and celebrated. For instance, "On the fifth day of Kwanzaa we celebrate the principle of Nia (NEE-ah), which means 'purpose,' " appears opposite a graduation scene. Ages 4-7. (Oct.)