Reading narratives during the feast of Umoja Karamu, an alternative Thanksgiving celebration for African American families, is part of the celebration in which children participate. This is a great activity for your child’s reading comprehension and for sharing great stories with the entire family during the holiday. Here are a few books that you can incorporate into your celebration.
African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa’s Royal Women available on Amazon.com.
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins available on Amazon.com.