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Kim, JiYu.

Summary: "Chief Wusuri is wise and solves the problems of the village. For each problem, he has a solution. When a piece of cornbread goes missing, Chief is sad. He feels he let his village go hungry. To solve this problem, the Chief orders his men to make cornbread for everyone. The village is thankful for Chief Wusuri"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Africa where they meet up with wonderful wild animals, a very hungry warrior, and where they even solve a riddle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Osborne 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

Stojic, Manya.

Summary: The animals of the African savanna use their senses to predict and then enjoy the rain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC STO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STO

Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: You are a race car driver alone in Africa where the course is tough, hazardous, and risky, with unscrupulous competitors. Floods, elephants and local guerrillas are nothing compared to the drivers who will do anything to win. The race course you choose may spell the beginning or end of your career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MON

Van de Ruit, John.

Summary: In 1990, thirteen-year-old John "Spud" Milton, a prepubescent choirboy, keeps a diary of his first year at an elite, boys-only boarding school in South Africa, as he deals with bizarre housemates, wild crushes, embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Van de Ruit

Daly, Niki.

Summary: Jamela wants sparkly "princess shoes" to go with her new birthday dress, but Mama makes her buy practical school shoes instead.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAL

Davies, Stephen

Summary: After carrying a bowl of milk on her head across dunes and the River Niger, and even up a mountain, without spilling a drop despite many distractions, Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at the grasslands to give her father his lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAV

Nwaubani, Adaobi

Summary: A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband -- these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren't too far out of reach. But the girl's dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NWA

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus has worries. Double and Trouble can't stay out of trouble, and it's Anna Hibiscus who gets the blame! And Grandfather is sleeping all the time. Will he get better? What can Anna Hibiscus do?--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

St. John, Lauren

Summary: A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC StJ

Gilligan, Alison.

Summary: A safari trip to Kenya leads to a search for one of the rarest animals on Earth, in a book where the reader determines the path and ending of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GIL

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus is with Grandmother and Grandfather in their village. When Anna Hibiscus goes to market one day and a boy steals a banana from her, she runs after him. It turns out that the boy is in trouble. How can Anna Hibiscus help?--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Joosse, Barbara M.

Summary: When a Masai father in Africa answers his son's questions, the boy learns that his father's love for him is unconditional. Years ago, I visited Kenya and never left. More accurately, I returned to my home in Wisconsin, but Kenya never left me. It happens to everyone. The sky was so wide and blue that it didn't seem to have a top at all. The silence was so deep I could hear my own heart thunder...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOO

Hunter, Erin

Summary: For generations, the animals of the African plains have followed a single rule: only kill to survive. But when an unthinkable act of betrayal shatters the peace, the fragile balance between predators and prey will rest in the paws of three unlikely heroes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HUN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC HUN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Hunter 2017

Patterson, James

Summary: "Twelve-year-old twins Bickford and Rebecca Kidd and their two older siblings travel to Africa to track down priceless artifacts that will keep the family's treasure hunting business afloat long enough to rescue their kidnapped mother--and possibly find their missing father"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAT

Erlund, Beth.

Summary: Kenge, a small monitor lizard, surprises all the animals of the Serengeti when he bravely faces off with a pride of lions over food. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Erlund Johnson Studios 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Erlund 2010

Brett, Jan

Summary: After working together to obtain honey, the African honey badger always shares it with his partner, the honeyguide bird, until one day when the honey badger becomes greedy and his feathered friend decides to teach him a lesson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Brett

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew's latest involvement in a mystery begins in her home town and concerns a synthetic sapphire with a spider embedded in it, and the strange disappearance of Ned Nickerson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1968

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

St. John, Lauren

Summary: A second prophesy, this time involving dolphins, comes true for eleven-year-old Martine, an orphaned South African girl who has mystical powers over animals, when she embarks on a school trip to study marine life off the coast of Mozambique.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ST J

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus is going to Grandmother and Grandfather's village. They travel by bus through plantations, farms, and even the rain forest! Life in the village has changed very little, but Anna Hibiscus might just do something about that!--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Elliott, Zetta

Summary: "When her village is raided, a teenage girl finds herself on a brutal journey to the coast of Africa and across the Atlantic. Her only comfort is a small child who clings to her for protection. But once they board the slave ship, the child reveals her rebellious nature and warns her that her mother--a fierce warrior--is coming to claim them all."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosetta Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ELL

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus is back from Canada, and so much has changed while she was away! Double and Trouble have learned to run, and Grandfather has gotten older, too. One of the chickens has laid eggs, and Anna hatches her very own chick--Snow White!--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Saxon, Victoria.

Summary: Tarzan, orphaned as an infant and raised by the great ape Kala, must decide, with the arrival of Jane Porter, whether he belongs with humans or apes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mouse Works 1999

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Kronish, Miriam

Summary: Quickly the Magic Spatula goes on an alphabetical safari to South Africa.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dancing Mommy Press 2016

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