Colors of Ghana

From the Series Colors of the World

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What color is Ghana? It’s brown like cocoa beans, blue like Lake Volta, and orange like the background threads in the Kyeretwie Kente Cloth pattern. Get to know Ghana in this beautifully illustrated introduction to a land once known as the Gold Coast.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76135-797-1
$30.65 $22.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2009-08-01
BISACS JNF013020, JNF038010
Dewey 966.7
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
Features Index and Maps

Illustrator: Barbara Knutson

Barbara Knutson was the award-winning author and illustrator of many children’s books, including How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots and Love and Roast Chicken. A resident of St. Paul and a cherished member of Twin Cities literary community, Ms. Knutson grew up in South Africa and traveled extensively throughout the world. She drew on her firsthand experiences abroad to create the rich, multicultural stories and folktales for which she became so well known. She passed away in 2005.

Author: Holly Littlefield

Holly Littlefield is the author of several books for young readers. She lives in Maple Grove, Minnesota.