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Keyword: Africa

Africans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations

Opini, Bathsheba (Author)
Lee, Richard B. (Author)
Annick Press 2011. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Africa, art, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), inventions
 
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Mysterious Traveler

Peet, Mal (Author)
Graham, Elspeth (Author)
Lynch, P.J. (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, blindness, deserts, families, guides, intergenerational relationships, journeys, survival, trust, wisdom
 
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Old Mikamba Had a Farm

Isadora, Rachel (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, African animals, farms, songs, sounds
 
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Deep in the Sahara

Cunnane, Kelly (Author)
Hodadi, Hoda (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, clothing, diversity, Islam, mothers and daughters, religions, second-person narration, women
 
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Draw!

Colón, Raúl (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adventure, Africa, African animals, drawing, imagination, safaris, wordless book
 
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Hope Springs

Walters, Eric (Author)
Fernandes, Eugenie (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, community, human rights, Kenya, kindness, orphans, sharing, water
 
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First Come the Zebra

Barasch, Lynne (Author/Illustrator)
Lee & Low Books 2009. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, conflicts, cooperation, differences, friendship, illustrations (watercolours), Kenya, migration, rivalries, traditions
 
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Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad

Edinger, Monica (Author)
Byrd, Robert (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 60 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, Black history, human rights, justice, resilience, slavery
 
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Community Soup

Fullerton, Alma (Author/Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, community, farm animals, food, gardening, goats, illustrations (collage), Kenya, songs, stories in rhyme
 
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Ryan and Jimmy

Shoveller, Herb (Author)
Kids Can Press 2008. 56 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Africa, children’s rights, community, friendship, humanitarianism, illustrations (photographs), making a difference, overcoming adversity, water
 
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In a Cloud of Dust

Fullerton, Alma (Author)
Deines, Brian (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, bicycles, community, friendship, resourcefulness, sharing
 
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From Lands of the Night

Mollel, Tololwa (Author)
McCalla, Darrell (Illustrator)
Red Deer Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, brothers and sisters, customs, healing, music, spirituality, traditional remedies
 
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Jungle Drums

Base, Graeme (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2004. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, animals, differences, jungles, magic, self-acceptance, size, wishes
 
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My Name Is Blessing

Walters, Eric (Author)
Fernandes, Eugenie (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, grandmothers, hope, Kenya, overcoming adversity, physical disabilities, poverty, self-esteem
 
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Elephants

Riggs, Kate (Author)
Creative Editions 2013. 24 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Africa, animal behaviour, animals, Asia, elephants, habitats, illustrations (photographs)
 
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Where’s Jamela?

Daly, Niki (Author/Illustrator)
Quarto 2005. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, changes, community, homes, moving (household), neighbours
 
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Yatandou

Whelan, Gloria (Author)
Sylvada, Peter (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, community, dreams, education, hope, Mali, poverty, sacrifices
 
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