Saturday, November 18, 2006

Books on World Cultures - African

Grades 6-8

A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer

Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo by Tom Feelings

Zulu Dog by Anton Ferreira

From Afar to Zulu: A Dictionary of African Cultures by James Haskins

The Storyteller's Beads by Jane Kurtz

Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savannah by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

Long Journey Home by Julius Lester

The Return by Sonia Levintin

No More Strangers Now: Young Voices for a New South Africa by Tim Mc Kee

Countdown by Ben Mikaelsen

Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove

Now Is Your Time! The African-American struggle for freedom by Walter Dean Myers

No Turning Back by Beverley Naidoo

The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope by Beverley Naidoo

The Seeker of Knowledge: The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs by James Rumford

Shaka, King of the Zulus by Diane Stanley

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe

Secrets of the Mummies: Uncovering the Bodies of Ancient Egyptians by Shelley Tanaka

Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation by Velma Maia Thomas

Voices of Ancient Egypt by Kay Winters

Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates

Beyond the Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemser

Grades 9-12

Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe

Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

A Dry White Season by Andre Philippus Brink

Rumors of Rain by Andre Philippus Brink

Age of Iron by J. M. Coetzee

In the Heart of the Country by J. M. Coetzee

Life and Times of Michael K. by J. M. Coetzee

Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee

Many Stones by Carolyn Coman

The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

The Slave Girl by Buchi Emecheta

Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard

Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer

July's People by Nadine Gordimer

Jump and Other Stories by Nadine Gordimer

My Son's Story by Nadine Gordimer

Roots by Alex Haley

Middle Passage by Charles R. Johnson

Say It Loud! The Story of Rap Music by K. Maurice Jones

Facing the Lion: Growing up Maasai on the African savannah by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton

African Women: Three generations by Mark Mathabane

Kaffir Boy: The true story of a black youth's coming of age in apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane

The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Chanda's Secrets by Alan Stratton

Guanya Pau: A story of an Aftrican princess by Joseph Walters

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