Kwanzaa is Kayla’s favorite time of year. But this year, it looks as if a heavy snowstorm will keep her big brother, Khari, from getting home in time for the festivities! Will Khari miss the celebration completely? Or will Kayla and her brother somehow find a way to be together for Kwanzaa?
Juwanda G. Ford
was born in New Orleans and worked in children’s publishing before she wrote her first book, A Kente Dress for Kenya
. She is also the author of Together for Kwanzaa, K Is for Kwanzaa,
and Shop Talk
is an American artist. She received her MFA from the fine arts graduate program at the University of Cincinnati and since then has worked as a professional artist and teacher in Ohio and the Carolinas. She lives in North Carolina.