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Seven spools of thread : a Kwanzaa story / by Angela Shelf Medearis ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

By: Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Minter, Daniel [ill.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2000Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0807573159 (hardcover); 9780807573150 (hardcover); 9781415557082 (FollettBound); 141555708X (FollettBound).Subject(s): Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Kwanzaa -- Juvenile fiction | Ashanti (African people) -- Juvenile fiction | Ghana -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Seven spools of thread.DDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7 | .M51274 2000Other classification: DX 4060 Awards: 2001 ALA Notable Book for Children | Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2001 | Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People for 2001, ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001.Summary: 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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Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
CML Easy Fiction University of Texas At Tyler
CML Easy Fiction Area
M4885SE (Browse shelf) Available 0000001488626

2001 ALA Notable Book for Children

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2001

Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People for 2001, ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001.

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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