People & Places in Africa

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which include age recommendations.

52 Days by Camel: My Sahara Adventure
Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country
Africa is My Home (Sierra Leone)
Africa is Not a Country
African Orchestra
All Aboard for the Bobo Road (Burkina Faso)
Anna Hibiscus (Nigeria)
At the Crossroads (South Africa)
B is for Baby
Baby Goes to Market (Nigeria)
Be Patient, Abdul (Sierra Leone)
Beatrice’s Dream: A Story of Kibera Slum (Kenya)
Beatrice’s Goat (Uganda)
The Best Beekeeper of Lalibela (Ethiopia)
Bintou’s Braids (Burkina Faso)

The Bitter Side of Sweet (Cote d’Ivoire)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Malawi)
Brothers in Hope (Sudan)
The Butter Man (Morocco)
Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms (Zimbabwe)
Catch that Chicken! (Nigeria/West Africa)
Catch That Goat!: A Market Day in Nigeria
Chike and the River (Nigeria)
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Cinderella of the Nile
The Children of Mauritania
A Country Far Away (West Africa)
The Day of Ahmed’s Secret (Egypt)
Deep in the Sahara (North Africa)

Elizabeti’s Doll (Tanzania)
Emmanuel’s Dream (Ghana)
The Fastest Boy in the World (Ethiopia)
Go Well, Anna Hibiscus! (Nigeria)
Goal! (South Africa)
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe’s Very First Case (Botswana)
Gugu’s House (Zimbabwe)
Hands Around the Library (Egypt)
Herd Boy (South Africa)
Here Comes Lolo (South Africa)
Home of the Brave (Sudan)
I Am Farmer (Cameroon)
I Lost My Tooth in Africa (Mali)
Idriss and His Marble (West African refugee)
Illegal (Ghana/Libya)

In a Cloud of Dust (Tanzania)
Kele’s Secret (Tanzania)
A Long Walk to Water (Sudan)
Lost Boy Lost Girl (Sudan)
Mama Elizabeti (Tanzania)
Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali (Mali Empire)
Mimi’s Village And How Basic Health Care Transformed It (Kenya)
Mirror (Morocco)
Monkey For Sale (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Muktar and the Camels (Somalia/Kenya)
My Father’s Shop (Morocco)
My Heart Will Not Sit Down (Cameroon)
My Name is Sangoel (Sudan)

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill (Botswana)
Mysterious Traveler (West Africa)
Mzungu Boy (Kenya)
Nana Akua Goes to School (Ghanaian-American)
Nelson Mandela (South Africa)
The No. 1 Car Spotter (Nigeria)
Nya’s Long Walk: A Step at a Time (Sudan)
One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference (Ghana)
Only a Pigeon (Ethiopia)
Only the Mountains Move (Kenya)
The Patchwork Bike (North Africa)
Planting the Trees of Kenya
Rain School (Chad)
Real Stories from Street Children Across the World (Mozambique)
The Red Bicycle (Burkina Faso)
The Red Pencil (Sudan)
Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains (Zambia)
Room for Everyone (Zanzibar)
Son of a Gun (Liberia)
A Song for Jamela (South Africa)

Sosu’s Call (Ghana)
A South African Night
Splash, Anna Hibiscus! (Nigeria)
A Stork in a Baobab Tree (multiple African cultures)
The Storytellers (Morocco)
Sundiata: Lion King of Mali( Mali Empire)
Too Small Tola (Nigeria)
Torina’s World (Madagascar)
Trouble (Eritrea)
Tsion’s Life (Ethiopia)
The Village of Round and Square Houses (Cameroon)
A Walk Through the Rain Forest (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Welcome, Dede: An African Naming Ceremony (Ghana)
When Stars Are Scattered (Somalia/Kenya)
Where Are You Going, Manyoni? (Zimbabwe)