Juvenile books set in Africa (English; Grades 5-8)

A Listmania! list by Michael Kevane (San Jose, USA)
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The list author says: "These books are great for doing a Read-a-thon to benefit Friends of African Village Libraries (www.favl.org) which helps establish and maintain village libraries in rural Africa."
Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna
1.  Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lekuton
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A Girl Named Disaster
2.  A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer
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Akimbo and the Lions
3.  Akimbo and the Lions by Alexander McCall Smith
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Tales from Africa (Oxford Myths and Legends)
4.  Tales from Africa (Oxford Myths and Legends) by Kathleen Arnott
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The Baboons Who Went This Way and That: Folktales from Africa
5.  The Baboons Who Went This Way and That: Folktales from Africa by Alexander McCall Smith
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Home of the Brave
6.  Home of the Brave by Katherine A. Applegate
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Ajeemah and His Son (Willa Perlman Books)
7.  Ajeemah and His Son (Willa Perlman Books) by James Berry
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Year of No Rain
8.  Year of No Rain by Alice Mead
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The Other Side of Truth
9.  The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo
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Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule
10.  Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule by Wendell Minor
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Qualifications: Director, Friends of African Village Libraries
Last updated: 3/12/10
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