Written by Tami Charles
Illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara
Every year Haitians around the world celebrate New Years Day by eating freedom soup. This year young Belle learns to make freedom soup with her grandmother who not only explains the history of the soup but also shares the history of their family and their Haitian culture. I was intrigued by the historical details included in the Author’s Note and I appreciate the addition of a modified recipe of freedom soup so that readers can also enjoy this special Haitian New Years Day tradition! Read more >>
Originally posted on January 1, 2021.