Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

My First Kwanzaa

My First Kwanzaa

by Karen Katz Illustrated by Karen Katz

A simple way to get acquainted with Kwanzaa.

During the seven days of Kwanzaa, we celebrate the importance of family, friends, and community. This warm and lively introduction to a very special holiday will help even the youngest children join in!

Author and illustrator Karen Katz's wonderful series of picture books for the very young offer a simple and fun way to get familiar with the traditions of holiday celebrations from different cultures.

"The simple text and colorful folkloric illustrations with vivid patterns make this a good book to share with young children." — School Library Journal

5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Henry Holt & Company
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Karen Katz
Karen Katz

The Reading Toolkit

Find Just-Right Books

Find Just-Right Books