Threads of Me: Kente for Show and Tell
Written by: Erica Asante
Illustrated by: Chengetai Lerato Masalethulini
Recommended for ages: 3-9
Number of pages: 34
Book cover type: Soft cover
When Mr. Washington asks the class to bring in something for show and tell that represents who they are and where they come from, Ama rushes home to get ideas from Nana. Nana reaches into her collection of her stories and retells Ama the story of Kente, a handwoven fabric once reserved for the royalty of the Asante kingdom in Ghana.
Join Ama as she learns and shares her rich culture and family heritage with her class.