Traditionally observed from December 26th to January 1st, this unique African-American holiday represents a time of cultural reaffirmation. Our little books make terrific party favors that can help liven up all seven days of celebration.
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|African Designs from Traditional Sources |
by Geoffrey Williams
Linocut prints in crisp black-and-white designs reflect traditional work from Zulu, Masai, and dozens of other tribes. Masks, abstract motifs, and much more. 378 illustrations.
|Traditional African Designs |
by Gregory Mirow
Over 200 authentic designs from Dahomey, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Mali, Kenya, Ghana, other African nations depict such unusual configurations as stylized lions, birds, fish, alligators, totemic figures, abstracts, geometrics, and zigzags.
|The Violet Fairy Book |
by Andrew Lang
Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, and Russia are among the sources of 35 stories that tell of a haunted forest, chests of gold coins, a magical dog, and a man who outwits a dragon. 74 illustrations.
|African Folk Tales |
by Hugh Vernon-Jackson, Yuko Green
Entertaining stories handed down from generation to generation among tribal cultures include "The Magic Crocodile," "The Hare and the Crownbird," "The Boy in the Drum," 15 others. 19 illustrations.
|African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 |
by Joan R. Sherman
Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753–1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.