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Historical Fiction-Africa


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A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
by Linda Sue Park
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From Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park, an emotional novel based on a true story. Nya goes to the pond to fetch water for her family. She walks eight hours every day. Salva walks away from his war-torn village. He is a “lost boy” refugee... (read more)

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Long Walk To Water: Based on a True Story (10 Edition)
Long Walk To Water: Based on a True Story (10 Edition)
by Linda Sue Park
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From Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park, an emotional novel based on a true story. Nya goes to the pond to fetch water for her family. She walks eight hours every day. Salva walks away from his war-torn village. He is a “lost boy” refugee... (read more)

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Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
Over a Thousand Hills I Walk with You
by Hanna Jansen
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Jeanne and her family, who are Tutsis living in Rwanda during a time of civil war, flee their home in hopes of evading Hutu soldiers as political events threaten to overtake them.... (read more)

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The African Mask
The African Mask
by Janet E. Rupert
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Twelve-year-old Layo has no thoughts of marriage. Her joy lies in making pottery, and she greatly admirers her grandmother's success in that art. When her parents demand that she leave her sleepy little village and visit the bustling city to meet her... (read more)

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Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda
Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda
by Elisabeth Combres
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Hiding behind the old sofa, five-year-old Emma does not witness the murder of her mother, but she hears everything. And when the assassins finally leave, the young Tutsi girl somehow manages to stumble away from the scene, motivated only by the memory of... (read more)

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A Long Walk to Water
A Long Walk to Water
by Linda Sue Park
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From Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park, an emotional novel based on a true story. Nya goes to the pond to fetch water for her family. She walks eight hours every day. Salva walks away from his war-torn village. He is a lost boy refugee, destined to cover... (read more)

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Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun
by Anne De Graaf
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I was crazy. Crazy mad. That's how I felt when I turned in my AK-47 rifle. The commanding officer's growl still haunts me: This gun is your god. You listen to the voice of your god and go where your gun tells you. This powerful and gripping story... (read more)

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Child of Dandelions (08 Edition)
Child of Dandelions (08 Edition)
by Shenaaz Nanji
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A breathtaking account of one girl's determination to triumph over a devastating historical event. In Uganda in 1972, President Idi Amin, also known as the Last King of Scotland, announces that foreign Indians must be "weeded" out of Uganda in... (read more)

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The Other Side of Truth
The Other Side of Truth
by Beverley Naidoo
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Will the truth harm them -- or save them? When Nigeria's corrupt military government kills their mother, twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi think their lives are over. Out of fear for their safety, their father, an outspoken journalist, decides to... (read more)

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Listening for Lions
Listening for Lions
by Gloria Whelan
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Historical fiction with a wicked twist. Listening for Lions is a breathtaking story of tragedy, deception, and triumph against all odds. National Book Award–winning author Gloria Whelan sets this richly historical coming–of–age... (read more)

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Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad
Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad
by Monica Edinger
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"In her first book for children, Edinger fuses fact and fiction, despair and hope in the story of a nine-year-old girl taken from her Sierra Leona homeland. After being sold to slave traders, Margru is banished to the 'dark and airless' hold of a ship... (read more)

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Sundiata : Lion King of Mali (92 Edition)
Sundiata : Lion King of Mali (92 Edition)
by David Wisniewski
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In the thirteenth century, Sundiata overcame physical handicaps, social disgrace, and strong opposition to rule the West African trading empire of Mali.... (read more)

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Sahwira: An African Friendship
Sahwira: An African Friendship
by Carolyn Marsden
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Set in the volatile Rhodesia of the 1960s, this dramatic story, narrated from alternating viewpoints, tells of an interracial friendship tested. Like his best friend, Blessing — a Shona boy whose father is his churchs pastor — twelve... (read more)

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Good Fortune
Good Fortune
by Noni Carter
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Ayanna Bahati lives in a small African village when she is brutally kidnapped, along with her brother, and forced onto a slave ship to America. As Ayanna, renamed Anna, rises from the cotton fields to the masterand#8217;s house, she finds the familial... (read more)

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Ashanti Saga: The Fort
Ashanti Saga: The Fort
by Alice R. O'grady
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The riveting story of the Ashanti's fateful, final uprising of 1900 is the backdrop to Alice O'Grady's stirring tale of colliding cultures and clashing emotions, of oppression and discrimination, desire and brutality.-Harm de Blij, Professor of Geography... (read more)

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The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope, and Apartheid in South Africa
The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope, and Apartheid in South Africa
by Phil Bildner
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In a country struggling with acceptance, hope can come in many different forms.   As a boy, Hector loved playing soccer in his small Johannesburg township. He dreamed of playing on a real pitch with the boys from another part of the city, but... (read more)

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Circle Unbroken: A Story of a Basket and Its People
Circle Unbroken: A Story of a Basket and Its People
by Margot Theis Raven
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As she teaches her granddaughter to sew a traditional sweetgrass basket, a grandmother weaves a story, going back generations to her grandfather's village in faraway Africa. There, as a boy, he learned to make baskets so tightly woven they could hold the... (read more)

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My Heart Will Not Sit Down
My Heart Will Not Sit Down
by Mara Rockliff
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When Kedi hears about America's Great Depression from her teacher, her heart will not sit down. Men and women are unable to find work. Children are going hungry. In her teacher's village of New York City, people are starving because they do not have... (read more)

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Afrika
Afrika
by Colleen Craig
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For thirteen-year-old Kim, travel to South Africa with her journalist mother will mark the end of her childhood and the beginning of a remarkable journey. Expecting nothing more than three months in her mothers homeland, Kim comes to terms with the... (read more)

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The Other Side of Truth
The Other Side of Truth
by Beverley Naidoo
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Will the truth harm them -- or save them? When Nigeria's corrupt military government kills their mother, twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi think their lives are over. Out of fear for their safety, their father, an outspoken journalist, decides to... (read more)

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