Nana Akua Goes to School

Nana Akua Goes to School

Book - 2020 | First edition
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"It is Grandparents Day at Zura's elementary school, and the students are excited to introduce their grandparents and share what makes them special. Aleja's grandfather is a fisherman. Bisou's grandmother is a dentist. But Zura's Nana, who is her favorite person in the world, looks a little different from other grandmas. Nana Akua was raised in Ghana, and, following an old West African tradition, has tribal markings on her face. Worried that her classmates will be scared of Nana--or worse, make fun of her--Zura is hesitant to bring her to school. Nana Akua knows what to do, though. With a quilt of traditional African symbols and a bit of face paint, Nana Akua is able to explain what makes her special, and to make all of Zura's classmates feel special, too."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2020]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780525581130
0525581138
9780525581147
0525581146
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Harrison, April - Illustrator

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