Sankofa: A Culinary Story Of Resilience And Belonging

ISBN-10: 0593385942
ISBN-13: 9780593385944
Author: Adjepong, Eric
Illustrated by: Watkins, Lala
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: October 2023

Copyright: 2023

Page Count: 48

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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: O
Lexile: AD720L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Africa

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism

Inspired by acclaimed chef Eric Adjepong's own childhood, Sankofa is the powerful story of a young boy's culinary journey 400 years into the past to reconnect with his African roots and find his own place in America. What if home was a place you've never been? For Kofi, a first-generation Ghanaian American boy, home is a country called Ghana. But it's a place he's never been. When tasked to bring a dish that best represents his family's culture to school for a potluck lunch, Kofi is torn. With the help of his Nanabarima (grandfather), Kofi learns the hardship and resilience his family has endured--and how food has always been an integral part their story and culture. Sankofa is a reminder that food can transport you to a place called home--even if you've never been.
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