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Africa

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Title: Me...Jane
Author: Patrick McDonnell

This beautiful book teaches about Jane Goodall and how her childhood and self-awareness shaped who she became! Well done!

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Author: Joseph Lekuton

Joseph recounts his childhood as a nomadic Maasai boy who tends the family cows and is interested in education. His education and character allow him to become an individual who can bridge two cultural roles, the Kenyan tribal member and teacher in the United States. Readers will enjoy his detailed descriptions of life in the African Savanna.

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Author: Atinuke

"Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa"
Four delightful stories about curious Anna and the pains and joys of living in a close family with many cousins, aunties, uncles, and grandparents. This book abounds with love. It oozes between the lines of text. Mixes traditional African ways with contemporary urban life. Loved, loved, loved it!

Glad to find out there are more in the series!

Snow in Nigeria?

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Author: Katia Novet Saint-Lot

Amadi doesn't see the value of learning to read until he wants to find out about something he doesn't experience in Nigeria...snow and snowmen!