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Seven spools of thread: a Kwanzaa story

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A. Whitman,
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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 colored thread. If they fail, they will be left with no inheritance and turned out as beggars.Using the Nguzo Saba, or "seven principles", of Kwanzaa, Angela Shelf Medearis has written an unforgettable story that demonstrates how family members can pull together, for their own good and the good of the entire community.Magnificent and inspiring woodcuts by Daniel Minter bring joy to this Kwanzaa celebration.
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display_description 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. Includes information on Kwanzaa, West African cloth weaving, and instructions for making a belt.
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subject_facet Blacks -- Ghana -- Fiction, Blacks -- Ghana -- Juvenile fiction, Brothers -- Fiction, Brothers -- Juvenile fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, Ghana -- Fiction, Ghana -- Juvenile fiction, Kwanzaa -- Fiction, Kwanzaa -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Seven spools of thread : a Kwanzaa story
title_full Seven spools of thread : a Kwanzaa story / by Angela Shelf Medearis ; illustrated by Daniel Minter
title_short Seven spools of thread :
title_sub a Kwanzaa story
topic_facet Blacks, Brothers, Conduct of life, Kwanzaa