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NORTH AFRICA

For Kids

This Is The Oasis


by Miriam Moss

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2005
  • HARD COVER
  • YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)

A lyrical account of the life of the Tuareg in the North African desert, their animals and way of life. With full-page illustrations and simple text. Each stanza begins without the words This is the place. (NAF48, $14.95)

52 Days by Camel, My Sahara Adventure

52 Days by Camel, My Sahara Adventure


by Debora Pearson | Lawrie Raskin

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 88 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

A Saharan travelogue, illustrated with color photos, for children ages 8 to 12. (NAF11, $14.95)

Morocco in Pictures


by Francesca Di Piazza

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2006
  • HARD COVER
  • 80 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

An entry in the "Visual Geography" series, this book presents cityscapes, landscapes and desertscapes of Morocco in color photographs and accessible, fact-filled text. For ages 9 to 14. (MRC47, $31.93)

North Africa, Peoples and Cultures of Africa


by Peter ( Mitchell

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2006
  • HARD COVER
  • 112 PAGES
  • YOUNG ADULTS

This geographically organized introduction to the African continent includes coverage of ethnic groups, performing arts, literature, religion, social life and customs. Each volume in this set, geared toward young adults, includes color photographs and illustrations. (NAF77, $54.25)

Crab With the Golden Claws

Crab With the Golden Claws


by Herge

  • LITERATURE
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 96 PAGES
  • FAMILY

In this ninth book in the series, set in the Moroccan Sahara and aboard a ship, Herge has his intrepid young reporter Tintin, faithful Snowy, Captain Haddock and others tangle with kidnappers, smugglers and pirates. (NAF65, $8.99)

 

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