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East Africa

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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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Wildlife of East Africa

EAF108
Martin B. Withers
Princeton University Press
2002
256
0691007373
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide to 475 common species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees and flowers of East Africa features full-color photographs with detailed descriptions on facing pages.
$19.95

The Safari Companion

AFR06
Richard Estes
Chelsea Green Publishing
1999
459
1890132446
PAPER
Field Guide
1
0
0
0
An invaluable encyclopedic guide to Africa's mammals by a noted scientist, this perennial bestseller includes black-and-white drawings, an overview of each animal group and in-depth information. Written with the typical safari-goer in mind.
$30.00

West with the Night

EAF10
Beryl Markham
North Point Press
2013
294
0865471185
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Markham evokes the landscapes, people and wildlife of East Africa in engrossing detail in this classic memoir of amazing adventures as a bush pilot in 1930s Kenya. A favorite.
$16.00

Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Map

EAF35
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2014
1
3707913880
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful shaded relief map at a scale of 1:2,000,000, with parks and reserves clearly marked.
$14.95

Kenya & Serengeti (Tanzania) Map

EAF07
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2015
2
3865742882
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map (1:1,100,000) with inset maps of Lamu, Nairobi and Mombasa.
$13.95

Safari Planning Map, East & Southern Africa

SAF340
The Africa Adventure Company
Perseus
2015
1
0939895218
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This large-scale, colorful map covers the top safari countries and important wildlife reserves of East and Southern Africa. With enlargements of key regions like Northern Tanzania, Southern Kenya and Northern Botswana to Victoria Falls, the map includes information on planning your safari and climate graphs.
$11.95

Bradt Safari Guide Northern Tanzania

EAF143
Chris McIntyre, Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2013
430
1841624578
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, practical overview of the history, wildlife and attractions of the Serengeti and surrounding parks, including Zanzibar.
$25.99

Culture Smart! Tanzania

EAF208
Quintin Winks
Kuperard
2009
168
1857334833
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This pocket guide introduces local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

Lonely Planet East Africa

EAF81
Hugh Finlay
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
672
1742207812
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to East Africa features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature. Covers Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania.
$34.99

Lonely Planet Swahili Phrasebook

EAF96
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
260
1743211961
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A pocket phrasebook, dictionary and language guide for the traveler to East Africa.
$9.99

Wildlife Photography, On Safari With Your DSLR

EAF379
Uwe Skrzypczak
Lightning Source
2010
240
1933952563
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Skrzypczak includes chapters on equipment, technique, composition and wildlife in this practical, beautifully illustrated guide, loaded with striking images of the wildlife of Ngorongoro, the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara.
$39.95

Africa, a Biography of the Continent

AFR49
John Reader
Alfred Knopf
1999
816
067973869X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With the ease of a practiced journalist, Reader weaves a masterful and lively tale of the continent, from ancient cultures to modern times. Both authoritative and informal, this is a splendid introduction to all of Africa.
$21.00

African Heroes, Samburu-Maasai

EAF415
Matteo Guzzini (Photographer)
Random House
2014
176
8857219062
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Guzzini captures the rituals and travels of the mysterious Masaai communities of Tanzania and Kenya in beautiful, untouched photographs that honor the people and their land.
$55.00

The Scramble for Africa

AFR26
Thomas Pakenham
Avon Books
1992
738
0380719991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Absorbing and meticulously researched, this in-depth history of the Victorian land grab in 19th-century Africa includes excellent portraits of the egomaniacal personalities who overran the continent.
$23.99

Light and Dust, Images and Stories from the Wild of East Africa

EAF446
Federico Veronesi
Random House
2015
240
8831720716
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This gorgeously photographed tribute to the animals of Eastern Africa captures the region’s wild creatures at their most sociable and dramatic. Veronesi's lens tracks the African animals into tumultuous weather -- through mists, dust storms and heavy rains.
$60.00

North of South, An African Journey

EAF28
Shiva Naipaul
Penguin
1979
349
0140188266
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A sharp portrait of Africa, circa 1979. A brilliant and provocative observer, Naipaul meditates on the various peoples he encounters in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The best, most insightful thing we've read about race relations in Africa.
$17.00

Out of Africa

EAF22
Isak Dinesen
Vintage Books
1985
466
0679724753
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
The perennially best-selling tale of a naive young woman who leaves Denmark for East Africa, Dinesen's (AKA Karen Blixen) autobiography draws us into life on a struggling coffee plantation. It's a moving story inspired by a love for Kenya and its people. Includes the novella Shadows on the Grass.
$15.95

The Flame Trees of Thika

EAF24
Elsbeth Huxley
Penguin
2000
280
0141183780
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The classic account of a young woman's life as a pioneering settler in Thika, Kenya. Huxley looks back at her intrepid parents and the home they made together in Kenya's Highlands.
$18.00

The Marsh Lions, The Story of an African Pride

EAF389
Brian Jackman
Bradt Publications
2012
224
1841624284
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Jonathan and Angela Scott, this new edition of the tale of a pride of lions in the Masai Mara includes a chapter bringing the story up to date.
$16.99

The Tree Where Man Was Born

EAF27
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin
2010
368
0143106244
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic portrait of East Africa, enthralling in its detail on nature and daily life. Includes Maasai Mara, Ngorongoro, the Kenyan highlands and Matthiessen's field trips, safaris and adventures in the Serengeti.
$17.00

The Worlds of a Maasai Warrior

EAF29
Ole Saitoti
University of California Press
1988
144
0520063252
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Bridging several worlds with tremendous grace, Saitoti looks back on his life among the Maasai, both as spokesperson for his tribe and as one of the first Maasai safari guides.
$29.95

Too Close to the Sun

EAF172
Sara Wheeler
Random House
2009
292
0812968921
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Wheeler captures the romance and adventure of 1920s-era East Africa in this winning biography of Denys Finch Hatton, the handsome gadabout, daring bush pilot and companion of Baroness Blixen and Beryl Markham.
$18.00

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa, A Novel

EAF195
Nicholas Drayson
Lightning Source
2009
192
0547247958
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Drayson draws on his time in Nairobi for this sweet novel about East Africa society -- revolving, naturally, around birding and the Hunt Ball at the Asadi Club. Reality intervenes in the shape of renegade Somalis.
$14.95

Green Hills of Africa

EAF25
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
304
0684801299
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hemingway paints the true story of his ramblings on safari in this classic, exquisitely written tale of hunting around Lake Manyara, which includes some of the best writing on the land itself and original pencil drawings. Originally published in 1935.
$16.00

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

EAF26
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
1995
156
0684804441
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Africa, this collection of 10 prime Hemingway stories includes not just the famous title story but also The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, a chilling masterpiece about an American couple on a big game safari.
$15.00

Safari, A Photicular Book

EAF397
Dan Kainen
Workman Publishing Company
2012
17
0761163808
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
As if on safari, readers encounter eight wild animals in this mesmerizing book which uses clever sliding lenses to make the cheetah bound, the gazelle leap, the African elephant flap its ears and the gorilla munch the leaves off a branch. With a lively, informative essay and an at-a-glance list of important facts.
$25.95

Serengeti Spy

EAF396
Anup Shah
Harry N. Abrams
2012
204
1419702785
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A hoof-level view of the Masai Mara and Serengeti. Photographer Anup Shah lets the wildlife reveal itself by placing small remote cameras at watering holes, outcrops and other strategic spots. The ground-level perspective is as surprising as it is clever, putting you face-to-face with lion and cheetah and wildebeest and all the creatures in action across the plains.
$42.00

Serengeti Story

EAF412
Anthony Sinclair
Oxford University Press
2012
270
0199645523
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Sinclair looks back at 50 years of science, nature, politics and history of the great reserve in this personable overview of the Serengeti ecosystem.
$34.99

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

Animals of the Masai Mara

EAF394
Adam Scott Kennedy
WildGuides
2012
144
0691156018
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This photo guide by two safari guides focuses on the lions, cheetah, leopards, zebra, giraffe and other celebrated wildlife.
$27.95

Birds of East Africa

EAF92
Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe
Princeton University Press
2006
602
0691126658
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact and comprehensive, this guide to 1,388 species of birds in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi features 286 excellent color plates, range maps and notes on habitats and conservation. A veteran tour leader, co-author Stevenson lives in Kenya.
$39.50

Birds of the Masai Mara

EAF395
Adam Scott Kennedy
WildGuides
2012
176
0691155941
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Kennedy's compact guide, full of local knowledge on habitats and birding spots, features 300 color photographs.
$27.95

Birds of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro

EAF417
Adam Scott Kennedy
Princeton University Press
2014
224
0691159106
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring a habitat-based approach to more than 270 bird species, this handy guide to fowl in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Speke Gulf includes 480 color photos and accessible text.
$27.95

East Africa Birds

EAF443
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2015
158355937X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features more than 120 birds often seen in East Africa’s forests, wetlands, marshes, deserts and coastlines.
$7.95

East Africa Wildlife

EAF444
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2015
1583559388
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features the creatures often seen in the legendary Serengeti and Maasai Mara reserves and beyond.
$7.95

East African Wildlife, A Visitor's Guide

EAF175
Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2016
288
1841629200
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to the birds and mammals, reptiles, insects and plants of East Africa, the Bradt field guide features a great selection of large color photographs, recommendations and detailed species profiles.
$28.99

Field Guide to East African Reptiles

EAF457
Steve Spawls
Macmillan
2017
544
1472935616
PAPER
Field Guide
11/7/2017
0
0
0
0
Still the definitive resource on the reptiles of East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) this photographic guide is fully revised and updated to reflect new discoveries. Each profile features an in-depth description, a distribution map and all-new photographs.
$50.00

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

EAF128
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2004
272
0691122393
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A conveniently compact edition of Kingdon's celebrated guide, that includes information on distribution, ecology and conservation status, with 480 outstanding color illustrations and maps.
$29.95

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

AFR32
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2015
544
0691164533
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This stunningly illustrated, comprehensive field guide by a leading authority includes over 500 of Kingdon's exquisite color paintings. Fully revised and updated with more than 1,100 species.
$49.50

Africa, The Serengeti

EAF120
George Casey (Director)
Slingshot
1994
1584480122
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
James Earl Jones narrates this dazzling 40-minute IMAX documentary of the migration of wildebeest in the Serengeti and Masai Mara.
$19.99

More Books

Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

EAF419
Vicki Kennedy, Adam Scott Kennedy
Princeton University Press
2014
152
0691159084
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide compiled by safari guides Adam and Vicki Kennedy and local experts, features 89 species of mammal and reptile the traveler is likely to find. With 146 stunning color photos, insights into behavioral habits and tips on how to locate specific animals.
$27.95

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland

AFR324
Bob Gibbons
Bradt Publications
2014
374
1841624942
PAPER
Guidebook
7/15/2014
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Africa that covers the continent's history, wildlife, culture and attractions. With maps, town plans and lots of practical travel information.
$26.99

Circling the Sun

EAF448
Paula McLain
Penguin Putnam
2016
400
0345534204
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this work of historical fiction bestselling author McLain reimagines 1920s Kenya and the extraordinary life of aviatrix Beryl Markham. Her drama delivers the story of Markham's rough childhood and high-profile love triangle, as well as her passion for horses and flight.
$16.00

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

EAF416
Charles Foley
Princeton University Press
2014
320
0691161178
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With tips on where to see each species, color photos and illustrations and distribution maps, this up-to-date field guide prepares the reader to spot more than 135 species of land and marine mammals.
$29.95

The Fossil Trail, How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution

ATP08
Ian Tattersall
Oxford University Press
2009
352
0195367669
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
This balanced and thought-provoking survey examines how significant fossil finds and new theories have been used by scientists to trace the path of human evolution.
$54.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

AFR25
Bunny McBride, Duane Schlitter, Richard Estes, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1995
988
0679432345
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive photo guide covers 850 birds, mammals and reptiles of Africa. With range maps and a good country-by-country overview of habitats and parks.
$24.95

The Reef Guide, Southern Africa's East and South Coasts

SAF338
Dennis King
Struik
2014
336
1775840182
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
For explorers of Africa's coastlines, this is a convenient identification guide to carry. Includes over 600 full-color photographs and essential information.
$28.95

The Rift, A New Africa Breaks Free

AFR345
Alex Perry
Little Brown and Company
2015
416
0316333778
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this social study, Alex Perry argues that Africa is at a critical moment in gaining autonomy from international interference and stresses the world’s misconceptions about the great continent.
$30.00

Safari, A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer

TVL609
Geoffrey Kent
HarperCollins
2016
288
0062299212
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Geoffrey Kent, co-owner of the luxury travel giant Abercrombie & Kent, takes the reader on an inspiring tour around the globe as he recounts his journey from his first safari in Nairobi with nothing but a Kenya pound and an old Land Rover to his professional role in shaping today's travel industry.
$19.99

The Selous in Africa

EAF449
Rolf Baldus (Contributor), Peter Matthiessen (Contributor), Rob Ross (Photographer)
ACC Distribution
2015
240
8897737641
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This large-format book of photographs introduces the amazing wildlife of southern Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve (its exotic birds, elephants, buffalos, lions and more) with informative text, gatefolds and high quality printing.
$75.00

Serengeti Safari Handbook

EAF450
Herausgeber
MapLink
2014
60
3927468355
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This traveler's safari companion features detailed city maps (Arusha, Mwanza, Mombasa and Nairobi) and maps of the Masai Mara, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara, indexed and in full-color.
$19.95

Swahili, A Language Map

EAF362
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2010
1
1931873976
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly needed words and phrases.
$9.95

Tales from Gombe

AFR329
Fiona Rogers, Anup Shah
Firefly Books
2014
320
1770854681
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Matching scientific research with the art of photography, husband-and-wife team Shah and Rogers tell the epic saga of Gombe National Park’s chimpanzees, some of the most famous wild animals in history.
$69.95

The Zanzibar Chest

EAF455
Aidan Hartley
Grove Press
2016
480
0802125859
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands," this eye-opening look at the legacy of colonialism in Africa combines memoir, history and first-rate reportage.
$17.00

Mark of the Lion

EAF342
Suzanne Arruda
New American Library
2007
336
0451219589
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Killer lions, hyenas and African sorcerers are only a few of the problems that intrepid photojournalist Jade Del Cameron faces in the land of the man-eaters of Tsavo. The thrilling debut of the series is rich in history, mystery and adventure. The series continues with five more books, marvelously set in Kenya.
$15.00

For Kids

Adventure Pack, Safari

AFR347
Cynthia Stierle
Perseus
2016
56
1626862648
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Perfect preparation for a wild safari, this activity book is packed with fun things to do: crossword puzzles, word-searches, a 32-page fact book, a sliding picture viewer with images, 30 reusable stickers and 24 fact cards. For ages 4 and up.
$21.95

African Plains Coloring Book

EAF164
Dianne Gaspas-Ettl
Dover Publications
1996
48
0486292304
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
These 41 charming illustrations introduce diverse East African wildlife and habitats, from gamboling rock hyraxes to herds of hippo and zebras, roosting guineafowl and the aardvark.
$4.99

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, A Nandi Tale

EAF360
Verna Aardema
Puffin
1983
0140546162
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
One in a series of brightly illustrated, rhyming tales for young children set in Africa.
$7.99

Elephants, A Book for Children

AFR343
Steve Bloom
Thames & Hudson
2015
64
0500650551
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Alongside plenty of adorable photographs, this entertaining book explains everything about elephants, from why they flap their ears to how much they weigh and how much they eat. Written for children ages 4 and up.
$14.95

Face to Face With Leopards

BST139
Dereck & Beverly Joubert
2009
32
1426306369
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
You're crouched in hiding, camera at the ready, waiting for one of nature's loners. It's dark. It's scary. The wildlife photographers introduce youngsters to the mysterious leopard -- and the thrill of their work in the African bush -- in this informative, easy-to-read book in the National Geographic series, which also includes Face to Face with Elephants (AFR221, $16.95) and Face to Face with Lions (BST115, $16.95).
$16.95

Flip Flap Safari

AFR335
Nosy Crow
Candlewick Press
2015
28
0763676055
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A creative way to introduce children to Africa’s best-known animals. Kids mix and match animal tops and bottoms and can see what new creatures appear, from zebra-dile to lion-ephant! A very silly, but very charming book.
$11.99

Here Is the African Savanna

EAF186
Tom Leonard (Illustrator), Madeleine Dunphy
Perseus
2006
0977379523
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Rhyming verse and colorful illustrations introduce young readers to the animals, habitat and ecosystem of the African savanna.
$9.95

How It Was With Dooms, A True Story from Africa

EAF37
Xan Hopcraft
Simon & Schuster
2000
64
0689835396
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This moving story explores the love between a boy and his pet cheetah. A pleasure for ages 4-8.
$18.99

Jambo Means Hello, Swahili Alphabet Book

EAF100
Muriel Feelings, Tom Feelings (Illustrator)
Puffin
1995
56
0140546529
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
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.
$6.99

Lala Salama, A Tanzanian Lullaby

EAF381
Patricia MacLachlan
Candlewick Press
2011
40
0763647470
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this sweet, bilingual book (in English and Swahili) a young Masai boy leads his flock of goats, singing Lala Salama, an African lullaby, to the animals he encounters as he walks home.
$16.99

Let's Explore... Safari

AFR344
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
48
1760340391
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on safari with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Me... Jane

EAF385
Patrick McDonnell
Little Brown and Company
2011
40
0316045462
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Written with the cooperation of the great naturalist, young Jane Goodall's formative years are re-imagined in this captivating picture book by Patrick McDonnell. Dreams, as it turns our, do come true; the book end with a photograph of the adult Goodall in the field.
$17.00

Moja Means One, Swahili Counting Book

EAF99
Muriel Feelings, Tom Feelings (Illustrator)
Puffin
1992
56
0140546626
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
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.
$6.99

Serengeti Journey, On Safari in Africa

EAF150
Gare Thompson
2006
48
0792259521
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A fun and informative overview of the Serengeti and its wildlife for readers ages 4 to 8.
$17.90

The Chimpanzee Children of Gombe

AFR331
Jane Goodall
Independent Publishers Group
2014
64
9888240838
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A moving, personal account of stories and photos of young chimpanzees -- babies, toddlers and young adults -- living in Gombe National Park. Goodall reflects on the chimps and their welfare. Photographs by Michael Neugebauer. For ages 6 to 9.
$19.99

The Watcher, Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps

BST197
Jeanette Winter
2011
42
0375867740
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
With captivating bold color images and simple text, this read-aloud biography of the conservation icon and primatologist Goodall for youngsters focuses on the power of patience.
$17.99

Wangari Maathai, The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

EAF445
Franck Prevot
2015
48
158089626X
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This colorful picture book tells the story of the late Kenyan ecofeminist Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. Written for ages 6 to 9.
$17.95

Wangari's Trees of Peace, A True Story from Africa

EAF188
Jeanette Winter
Harcourt Books
2008
32
0152065458
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An illustrated biography of Wangari Mathaai, founder of the Kenyan Green Belt Movement and winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in Kenya.
$17.99

African Wildlife Trivia

AFR227
Dawid van Lill
Struik
2008
128
1770075232
PAPER
Natural History
6/1/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Full of facts and fun, this primer on the insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds of Africa contains eye-catching illustrations and information on African geography--a great introduction for kids and their parents.
$12.95

Ashanti to Zulu, African Traditions

AFR73
Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Margaret Musgrove
Penguin Putnam
1976
32
0140546049
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A full-color introduction to 26 different African cultures, arranged from A to Z. Intended for kids ages 9-12, this classic won the Dillons their second Caldecott Medal for best illustration in a children's book.
$6.99

Folktales from Africa

AFR336
Dianne Stewart
Struik
2015
128
1432303554
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A beautifully illustrated collection of African tales that not only provide insight into their native countries, but also into the human condition. The insightful retellings by award-winning South African writer Dianne Stewart are accompanied by illustrations by Marjorie van Heerden. Written for ages 8-12.
$12.00

How to Be an Elephant

AFR361
Katherine Roy
Macmillan
2017
48
1626721785
HARD COVER
Natural History
9/19/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This children’s book takes readers (ages 7 to 11) inside Africa’s elephant herds to show that being a good elephant takes a lot of learning! With beautiful watercolor illustrations and detailed diagrams, Katherine Roy shows how young elephants learn skills.
$18.99

Listening For Lions

EAF179
Gloria Whelan
HarperCollins
2007
194
006058176X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Plucked from her life among the Maasai and Kikuyu people in East Africa after the Great War, young Rachel fights for her family and the life she had in rural Africa in this absorbing novel for middle-schoolers.
$6.99

My Life with the Chimpanzees

EAF343
Jane Goodall
Aladdin Books
1996
156
0671562711
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Goodall recounts with affection her childhood dream of working with animals, her first trip to Africa as a young woman and her now decades-long work at Gombe Stream Reserve in Tanzania in this account of her life for kids ages 9-12. Includes Goodall's own photographs.
$8.99

The Elephant Whisperer, My Life With the Herd in the African Wild

AFR362
Lawrence Anthony
Macmillan
2017
256
1627793097
HARD COVER
Natural History
10/24/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Set in Zululand, South Africa, Lawrence Anthony's true story of adopting a rogue herd of elephants is written for ages 10 to 13.
$18.99

The Place of Lions

EAF168
Eric Campbell
Harcourt Books
1995
208
0152003711
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Stranded on the Serengeti after a plane crash, 14-year old Chris goes for help -- and befriends an aging lion along the way -- in this young adult thriller. With a glossary of Kiswahaili words and a strong sense of both the culture and landscapes of East Africa.
$13.95

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall

EAF429
Anita Silvey
National Geographic
2015
96
142631518X
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Full of color photographs, this children’s biography introduces Jane Goodall, a prominent scientist known for her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees.
$18.99

Going Solo

EAF78
Roald Dahl
Puffin
2009
224
0142413836
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
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.
$7.99

Kid Moses

EAF451
Mark R. Thornton
Skyhorse Publishing
2015
176
1628725710
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this young adult novel, a homeless boy flees the grimy streets of Dar es Salaam and tries to survive in the wild Tanzanian veld. An unsentimental narrative, filled with the heat, the colors and scents of East Africa.
$19.99

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

AFR135
Nelson Mandela
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
144
0393329909
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A team of folklorists, poets and authors present these wide-ranging, beautifully illustrated tales from all over the continent, including many traditional stories from Nelson Mandela's youth.
$17.99

Worth Looking For

Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania

FG39
Dale Zimmerman, Donald Turner, David Pearson
Princeton University Press
1999
576
0691010226
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
Ideal for the Serengeti, this field guide features 124 stunning color plates.
$35.00

Portraits in the Wild, Animal Behavior in East Africa

AFR28
Cynthia Moss
University of Chicago Press
1982
0226542335
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
A broad survey of the large mammals of East Africa, inclduding chapters on the elephant, the giraffe, the black rhinoceros, zebras, antelopes, baboons, the big cats and the spotted hyena.
$15.95

Kenya

EAF380
Michael Poliza
teNeues
2011
280
3832795847
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
Alternating aerial shots with dramatic landscapes, vivid animal studies and portraits of the Maasai, Poliza's latest stunning book captures the spirit of Kenya and its people.
$95.00

Say it in Swahili

EAF46
Sharifa Zawawi
Dover Publications
1972
205
0486227928
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
1
A palm-size pocket guide to common phrases and expressions.
$5.95

Serengeti, The Eternal Beginning

EAF378
Boyd Norton
2011
288
1555915930
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Featuring 250 exquisite color photographs alongside Norton's firsthand accounts of travels in Serengeti National Park, Kenya's Masai Mara and Ngorongoro over a decades-long career.
$35.00