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The Scorpions of Zahir
The Scorpions of Zahir
Written by Christine Brodien-Jones, Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
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ISBN: 9780375897498
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The Scorpions of Zahir

Written by Christine Brodien-Jones
Illustrated by Kelly Murphy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $7.99

Zagora Pym has always wanted to be a desert explorer. Her father, Charlie Pym, is exactly that, and she's always loved to look over his maps of far away exotic places. One day she'd be trekking through the deserts of Africa and China, discovering hidden treasures from lost tribes. But Zagora... Read more >
The Scorpions of Zahir
The Scorpions of Zahir
Written by Christine Brodien-Jones, Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385907835
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The Scorpions of Zahir

Written by Christine Brodien-Jones
Illustrated by Kelly Murphy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 384 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $20.99

Zagora Pym has always wanted to be a desert explorer. Her father, Charlie Pym, is exactly that, and she's always loved to look over his maps of far away exotic places. One day she'd be trekking through the deserts of Africa and China, discovering hidden treasures from lost tribes. But Zagora... Read more >
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Goal!
Goal!
Written by Mina Javaherbin, Illustrated by A.G. Ford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658229
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Goal!

Written by Mina Javaherbin
Illustrated by A.G. Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $6.99

A lyrical, strikingly illustrated story celebrates the unifying power of soccer.

In a dusty township in South Africa, Ajani and his friends have earned a brand-new, federation-size soccer ball.

They kick. They dribble. They run. They score. These clever boys are football champions! But when a crew of bullies tries to steal... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith, Read by Adjoa Andoh
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449011409
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Read by Adjoa Andoh


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $15.00

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith, Read by Adjoa Andoh
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ISBN: 9780449011416
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Read by Adjoa Andoh


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $7.50

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307949448
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
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ISBN: 9780307743893
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $6.99

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307743909
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $6.99

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
Written by Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780307949455
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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case
A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers
Written by Alexander McCall Smith


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $13.99

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life... Read more >
My Heart Will Not Sit Down
My Heart Will Not Sit Down
Written by Mara Rockliff, Illustrated by Ann Tanksley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375845697
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My Heart Will Not Sit Down

Written by Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by Ann Tanksley


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $17.99

When Kedi hears about America's Great Depression from her teacher, her heart will not sit down. Men and women are unable to find work. Children are going hungry. In her teacher's village of New York City, people are starving because they do not have money to buy food. But can one... Read more >
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My Heart Will Not Sit Down
My Heart Will Not Sit Down
Written by Mara Rockliff, Illustrated by Ann Tanksley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375987281
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My Heart Will Not Sit Down

Written by Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by Ann Tanksley


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

When Kedi hears about America's Great Depression from her teacher, her heart will not sit down. Men and women are unable to find work. Children are going hungry. In her teacher's village of New York City, people are starving because they do not have money to buy food. But can one... Read more >
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Lala Salama
Lala Salama
Written by Patricia Maclachlan, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763647476
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Lala Salama
A Tanzanian Lullaby
Written by Patricia Maclachlan
Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $16.99

For sleepy little ones everywhere, Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan offers a lyrical Tanzanian lullaby that follows a loving family through their day.

The rhythm of the day's activities creates the melody of the evening's lullaby in this sweet song of family life along the banks of Lake Tanganyika. As the bright day... Read more >
Mamba Point
Mamba Point
Written by Kurtis Scaletta
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375854729
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Mamba Point

Written by Kurtis Scaletta


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

When his dad gets a job at the U.S. embassy in Liberia, twelve-year-old Linus Tuttle knows it's his chance for a fresh start. Instead of being his typical anxious self, from now on he'll be cooler and bolder: the new Linus.
 
But as soon as his family gets off the plane, they... Read more >
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Chirchir Is Singing
Chirchir Is Singing
Written by Kelly Cunnane, Illustrated by Jude Daly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375861987
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Chirchir Is Singing

Written by Kelly Cunnane
Illustrated by Jude Daly


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $17.99

Chirchir just wants to make herself useful like all her other family members. But she drops Mama's water bucket, spills Kogo's tea, and sends Baba's potatoes tumbling down the hill. Isn't there something that Chirchir does best? Set in the rolling hills of rural Kenya, this is a wise and lyrical... Read more >
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Chirchir Is Singing
Chirchir Is Singing
Written by Kelly Cunnane, Illustrated by Jude Daly
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ISBN: 9780375988745
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Chirchir Is Singing

Written by Kelly Cunnane
Illustrated by Jude Daly


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $10.99

Chirchir just wants to make herself useful like all her other family members. But she drops Mama's water bucket, spills Kogo's tea, and sends Baba's potatoes tumbling down the hill. Isn't there something that Chirchir does best? Set in the rolling hills of rural Kenya, this is a wise and lyrical... Read more >
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Handa's Hen
Handa's Hen
Written by Eileen Browne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763653613
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Handa's Hen

Written by Eileen Browne


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $6.99

Every morning, Handa, a young girl from the Luo tribe, feeds breakfast to Mondi, her grandma's black hen. This morning, however, Mondi is nowhere to be seen. So Handa and her friend Akeyo set off on a hunt, coming upon two fluttery butterflies, three stripy mice, four little lizards, five beautiful... Read more >
Chike and the River
Chike and the River
Written by Chinua Achebe
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ISBN: 9780307473868
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Chike and the River

Written by Chinua Achebe


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $10.00

The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped.

Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn’t have the sixpence he needs to...

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Chike and the River
Chike and the River
Written by Chinua Achebe
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ISBN: 9780307742070
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Chike and the River

Written by Chinua Achebe


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $8.99

The more Chike saw the ferry-boats the more he wanted to make the trip to Asaba. But where would he get the money? He did not know. Still, he hoped.

Eleven-year-old Chike longs to cross the Niger River to the city of Asaba, but he doesn’t have the sixpence he needs to...

Read more >
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Mirror
Mirror
Written by Jeannie Baker, Illustrated by Jeannie Baker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763648480
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Mirror

Written by Jeannie Baker
Illustrated by Jeannie Baker


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $18.99

An innovative, two-in-one picture book follows a parallel day in the life of two families: one in a Western city and one in a North African village.

Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, a boy and his family wake up, eat breakfast, and head out for a busy day of shopping. Meanwhile, in a... Read more >
Mamba Point
Mamba Point
Written by Kurtis Scaletta
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896262
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Mamba Point

Written by Kurtis Scaletta


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $6.99

When his dad gets a job at the U.S. embassy in Liberia, twelve-year-old Linus Tuttle knows it's his chance for a fresh start. Instead of being his typical anxious self, from now on he'll be cooler and bolder: the new Linus.
 
But as soon as his family gets off the plane, they... Read more >
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Afrika
Afrika
Written by Colleen Craig
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490215
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Afrika

Written by Colleen Craig


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 12, 2009
Price: $8.99

For thirteen-year-old Kim, travel to South Africa with her journalist mother will mark the end of her childhood and the beginning of a remarkable journey. Expecting nothing more than three months in her mother’s homeland, Kim comes to terms with the country’s diverse and often shocking history. The Truth and Reconciliation... Read more >
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Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!
Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!
Written by National Geographic
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304842
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Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!

Written by National Geographic


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $3.99

While Puddle is busy enjoying the "music" of Woodcock Pocket, Toot is off to the Congo on an African adventure. "Be sure to listen to the music of the jungle!" Puddle reminds Toot as he takes off, but Toot isn’t so sure he’s good at listening to the music. That’s until... Read more >
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Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!
Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426304859
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Toot and Puddle: Get With the Beat!

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 24 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $11.90

While Puddle is busy enjoying the "music" of Woodcock Pocket, Toot is off to the Congo on an African adventure. "Be sure to listen to the music of the jungle!" Puddle reminds Toot as he takes off, but Toot isn’t so sure he’s good at listening to the music. That’s until... Read more >
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Journey of Hope
Journey of Hope
Written by Lurlene McDaniel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307533494
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Journey of Hope
Two Novels
Written by Lurlene McDaniel


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $7.99

HEATHER BARLOW HAS always been idealistic, and now that she has finished high school, she’s ready to make a difference in the world. After graduation she joins a mission group on a hospital mercy ship sailing to Africa.

Praise for Angel of Mercy:

“There’s a huge audience for McDaniel’s romance fiction, and this... Read more >
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Afrika
Afrika
Written by Colleen Craig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887768071
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Afrika

Written by Colleen Craig


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $9.95

For thirteen-year-old Kim, travel to South Africa with her journalist mother will mark the end of her childhood and the beginning of a remarkable journey. Expecting nothing more than three months in her mother’s homeland, Kim comes to terms with the country’s diverse and often shocking history. The Truth and Reconciliation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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