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Paris, Harper

Summary: "Twins Ethan and Ella are in the Maasai Mara in Kenya, and there's another mystery to solve. Where are all the lions? Ethan and Ella spot lots of cool animals, but the one they're most excited about, they can't seem to find"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

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

Arruda, Suzanne Middendorf

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARR

Bowen, Rhys

Summary: Georgie is excited when Darcy announces out of the blue that they are flying to Kenya for their extended honeymoon. It is only after they arrive that she suspects he has actually been sent there on an assignment. She tries not to be angry, because she is, after all, in a paradise! They are picked up in Nairobi and taken to a lovely house in Happy Valley--the center of upper-class English life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M BOW

Nyong'o, Lupita

Summary: When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but her encounter with a shooting star helps her understand there is beauty in every shade.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NYO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NYO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NYO

Browne, Eileen.

Summary: As Handa and her friend Akeyo, young members of Kenya's Luo tribe, search for her grandmother's missing hen, Mondi, they find increasing numbers of interesting animals but the black hen eludes them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Arruda, Suzanne Middendorf

Summary: On a photographic assignment in the northern territory of Mount Marsabit, Jade del Cameron and her friends, Beverly and Avery Dunbury, stumble upon the mutilated remains of a man and four elephants as well as a cache of hidden rifles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARR

Arruda, Suzanne Middendorf

Summary: American adventuress Jade del Cameron has returned home to British East Africa to help the Perkins and Daley Zoological Company collect wild animals for zoos in the States when the body of a local merchant is found on a coffee-growing plantation and the prime suspect is Jade's beau, movie-maker and ace World War I flyer Sam Featherstone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Obsidian 2009

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Arruda, Suzanne Middendorf

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Publisher / Publication Date: Obsidian 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARR

Hemingway, Ernest

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

Chamberlin, Mary

Summary: Mama Panya has just enough money to buy ingredients for a few pancakes, so when her son Adika invites all their friends to join them, she is sure there will not be enough to go around. With facts about Kenya and Kiswahili.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CHA

Raybourn, Deanna.

Summary: Daughter of a scandalous mother, Delilah is already notorious even among Paris society. Her latest scandal is big enough to make even her oft-married mother blanch, and as a result Delilah is exiled to Kenya and her favorite stepfather's savanna manor house until the gossip subsides. The house is a sun-bleached skeleton of a faded dream in a decadent world full of expats. Then she meets Ryder...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC RAY

Gurnah, Abdulrazak

Summary: "Hassan Omar is a gifted young man, with a potentially bright future but a past marred by poverty. In the wake of a national uprising, and with a new government in place, though, he is denied a scholarship to a university abroad and deprived of the opportunity to study further. Instead, Hassan travels to Nairobi to stay with a wealthy uncle, in the hope that he will release his mother's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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Horowitz, Anthony

Summary: "Targeted by a hitman and under threat of his past being exposed by the media, Alex reluctantly turns to MI6. But their help doesn't come cheap: they need Alex to spy on the activities at a GM crop plant. There he spots Desmond McCain, a high profile charity organiser, who realises that Alex is on to him and the real plans for the money he's raising. Kidnapped and whisked off to Africa, Alex...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOR

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOR

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HOR

Crompton, Richard

Summary: Mollel, "the Maasai warrior-turned-detective, has been banished from Nairobi, Kenya's bustling metropolis, to a small, fly-blown town on the edge of a national park. His career, he thinks, has taken a nosedive. His colleagues on the police force are a close-knit group and they have not taken kindly to a stranger in their midst. Mollel suspects they are guilty of the extortion and bribery that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

McLain, Paula.

Summary: "Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction McLain 2015

McVeigh, Jennifer

Summary: "After six years exiled in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, only to find the home she has longed for in the grip of change. Her father's new companion--a strange, intolerant woman--has taken over the household, and the political climate in the country is growing more unsettled by the day. Looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau - a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCV

Fullerton, Alma.

Summary: What do you get when you combine young gardeners, their tasty vegetables and a herd of mischievous goats--a recipe for disaster or a bowl of delicious soup? Includes recipe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FUL

Anderson, Natalie C.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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

Ochieng, Patrick

Summary: In 1970s Kenya, ten-year-old Lumush and his three friends discover a criminal operation that puts both themselves and their families in danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Accord Books/Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OCH

Ford, Mackenzie.

Summary: An exotic setting and a passionate, forbidden affair make an irresistible page-turner that is sure to satisfy readers looking for an intelligent blend of history, romance, and intrigue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Riley, Lucinda

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Summary: Still reeling from her father's death, a famous model grieves through drugs and alcohol until she receives a shocking letter from a stranger claiming to be her grandmother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIL

McLain, Paula.

Summary: "Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction McLain 2015

McLain, Paula

Summary: "Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the classic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCL

Shreve, Anita.

Summary: Newlyweds Margaret and Patrick join a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and during their harrowing ascent, a horrific accident occurs. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the African mountain and how these events have transformed her and her marriage, perhaps forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHR

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