Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis
A Kwanzaa Story

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In an African village live seven brothers who make family life miserable with their constant fighting. When their father dies, he leaves an unusual will: by sundown, the brothers must make gold out of seven spools of thread. If they fail, they will be turned out as beggars. Using the Nguzo Saba, or “seven principals” of Kwanzaa, the author has created an unforgettable story that shows how family members can pull together, for their own good and the good of the entire community. Magnificent and inspiring linoleum block prints by Daniel Minter bring joy to this Kwanzaa celebration.

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About Angela Shelf Medearis

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No Bio Daniel Minter is a published illustrator of children's books.
Published November 19, 2013 by Albert Whitman & Company. 40 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Any family with seven sons must hear plenty of bickering, but the seven Ashanti brothers in this family quarrel from dawn to dusk and into the night.

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In this original folktale about the seven sons in an Ashanti family, Medearis introduces the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

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