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Tanzania Youth Reading

READING AND TRAVEL GUIDE

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.

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Jambo Means Hello, Swahili Alphabet Book

Jambo Means Hello, Swahili Alphabet Book


by Muriel Feelings | Tom Feelings

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 56 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Young travelers and their parents will delight in this memorably illustrated introduction to the people and culture of East Africa, which presents a word, with its English translation, for each of the 24 letters in the Swahili alphabet. (EAF100, $6.99)

Africa, Cultural Atlas for Young People

Africa, Cultural Atlas for Young People


by Jocelyn Murray

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2007
  • HARD COVER
  • 96 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

Anthropologist Jocelyn Murray provides an illustrated overview of African cultures and history, including an introduction to the landscape and a two-page spread on each nation. (AFR58, $48.75)

Moja Means One, Swahili Counting Book

Moja Means One, Swahili Counting Book


by Muriel Feelings | Tom Feelings

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1992
  • PAPER
  • 56 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

Tom provides richly detailed illustrations to accompany Muriel's presentation of the numbers one to ten in Swahili. Intended for children ages 4-8, this Caldecott Honor book is packed with the sights and sounds of East Africa. (EAF99, $6.99)

Going Solo

Going Solo


by Roald Dahl

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES
  • YOUNG ADULTS

With its large print and album-like photographs, both young and old will delight in Dahl's recollections of his adventures as a WWII-era Royal Air Force pilot in Tanzania and Greece. (EAF78, $6.99)

Big Cats

Big Cats


by Seymour Simon

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 40 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A full-color introduction to the life of big cats around the world, including the tiger, lion, leopard, puma, cheetah, jaguar, and snow leopard. Intended for children ages 4-8. (BST46, $6.99)

Eyewitness Elephant

Eyewitness Elephant


by Ian Redmond | Dave King

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2000
  • HARD COVER
  • 63 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

With plenty of background on the natural history of the elephant, including description of its behavior and social habits. (BST44, $16.99)

How It Was With Dooms, A True Story from Africa

How It Was With Dooms, A True Story from Africa


by Xan Hopcraft

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 64 PAGES
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

This moving story explores the love between a boy and his pet cheetah. A pleasure for ages 4-8. (EAF37, $18.99)

African Animal Tracks

African Animal Tracks


by Raymond Leung | James Kavanaugh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1999
  • PLASTIC CARD

A fold-out, laminated pocket field guide featuring the tracks of almost 150 species. (AFR107, $6.95)

African Wildlife

African Wildlife


by James Kavanaugh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1999
  • PLASTIC CARD

Slip this laminated foldout guide in your pocket for quick reference in the field. (AFR109, $6.95)

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