Africa for Kids: Exploring a Vibrant Continent, 19 Activities

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Chicago Review Press, Apr 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Africa is brought to life in this imaginative look at the plants, animals, and people that make it such a fascinating continent. Studies of both traditional tribes and modern African cities showcase Africa's diversity, and authentic activities allow kids to dive into the rich culture by making a Maasai bivouac shelter, writing a fable in the African style, working as a field biologist, making a ritual elephant mask, and learning to tie an African Kanga dress. This cross-cultural study also shows kids what challenges Africa faces today while giving them a look at what it is like to live on this interesting continent.
 

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Contents

The African Continent
1
African Habitats Plantsand Animals
19
African People and Places
61
Selected Bibliography
131
Books to Read
133
Index
134
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About the author (2007)

Harvey Croze is the coauthor of Pyramids of Life and The Serengeti's Great Migration. He is one of the world's foremost experts on African elephants and has been studying them for 35 years as a founding member of the Ambosli Elephant Research Project. He lives in Nairobi.

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