multicultural children's books: africa

A Listmania! list by jayme (chicago, il)
 
Africa Is Not A Country
1.  Africa Is Not A Country by Margy Burns Knight
The list author says:
  "A great book for older children that gives an overview of many different African countries. I love how this book illustrates the diversity of culture, landscape, and history of each country."
$8.93   Used & New from: $4.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

We All Went on Safari (Travel the World)
2.  We All Went on Safari (Travel the World) by Laurie Krebs
The list author says:
  "A fantastic counting book set in Tanzania. The last few pages give insight into language, culture, and naming in Tanzania."
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Galimoto (Reading Rainbow Book)
3.  Galimoto (Reading Rainbow Book) by Karen Lynn Williams
The list author says:
  "This story about a boy from Malawi is a beautiful illustration of how perseverance and creativity can help a child achieve his dream."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Perfect Orange: A Tale from Ethiopia (Toucan Tales Series ; Vol. 2)
4.  The Perfect Orange: A Tale from Ethiopia (Toucan Tales Series ; Vol. 2) by Frank P. Araujo
The list author says:
  "This Ethiopian folktale is premised on the ideal of generosity."
$15.42   Used & New from: $2.98
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Best Beekeeper of Lalibela: A Tale from Africa
5.  The Best Beekeeper of Lalibela: A Tale from Africa by Cristina Kessler
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (Reading Rainbow Books)
6.  Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (Reading Rainbow Books) by Verna Aardema
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti
7.  Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Anansi and the Talking Melon
8.  Anansi and the Talking Melon by Eric A. Kimmel
$7.95   Used & New from: $0.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Anansi and the Moss-covered Rock
9.  Anansi and the Moss-covered Rock by Eric A. Kimmel
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Faraway Home
10.  Faraway Home by Jane Kurtz
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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In the Small, Small Night
11.  In the Small, Small Night by Jane Kurtz
$15.40   Used & New from: $0.36
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Water Hole Waiting
12.  Water Hole Waiting by Jane Kurtz
$14.23   Used & New from: $0.70
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Only a Pigeon
13.  Only a Pigeon by Jane Kurtz
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Pulling the Lion's Tail
14.  Pulling the Lion's Tail by Jane Kurtz
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Abiyoyo (Stories to Go!) Paperback
15.  Abiyoyo (Stories to Go!) Paperback by Pete Seeger
The list author says:
  "One of my favourite stories of all time, this folktale describes how a boy an his father, unpopular with the other townspeople, save their village from a giant."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Reading Rainbow Books)
16.  Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Reading Rainbow Books) by John Steptoe
$14.13   Used & New from: $0.25
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Kente Colors
17.  Kente Colors by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate
$7.54   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Village of Round and Square Houses
18.  The Village of Round and Square Houses by Ann Grifalconi
$13.36   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Why The Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale
19.  Why The Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale by Mary-Joan Gerson
$6.92   Used & New from: $2.29
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A South African Night
20.  A South African Night by Rachel Isadora
Used & New from: $19.94
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa
21.  Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa by Niki Daly
$12.75   Used & New from: $4.88
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Once Upon a Time
22.  Once Upon a Time by Niki Daly
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Bintou's Braids
23.  Bintou's Braids by Sylviane A. Diouf
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Elizabeti's Doll (Elizabeti Series)
24.  Elizabeti's Doll (Elizabeti Series) by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
$7.95   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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