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WINNER OF THE BAILEYS PRIZE BEST OF THE BEST Winner of the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007, this is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written literary masterpiece Ugwu, a boy from a poor village, works as a houseboy for a university p
Swahili Alphabet and Counting Books
We have only a few more weeks left in our Africa unit of study. Before we move our focus on to the next continent of study (Asia), I wanted to share some of my favorite Swahili alphabet and counting books. I have found that students find learning new languages and words appealing, and these are a great way to introduce students to some of the wide-ranging diversity of the people, places, and history of central and Western Africa. Moja Means One: a Swahili counting book by Muriel Feelings and…
Une si longue lettre de Mariama Bâ
Une si longue lettre de Mariama Bâ. Un roman culte et poignant du patrimoine littéraire africain traitant avec justesse de la femme et du poids sociétal des traditions qui l’encerclent dans un monde censé la protéger mais qui laisse perplexe.