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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 & 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

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

EAF153
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2003
2
0783424965
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An attractive, colorful and informative sketch map of the area with notes on wildlife and conservation at a scale of 2:210,000.
$14.95

Serengeti National Park Map

EAF130
Ma Company (Tanzania)
MapLink
2014
2
0783424442
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed, full-color sketch map of the Serengeti ecosystem includes camps, lodges, watercourses, habitat and topography.
$14.95

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

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

Through the Dark Continent, Volume 1

CAF06
Henry M. Stanley
Dover Publications
1988
400
0486256677
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A reprint of the original accounts of Henry Morton Stanley in Africa.
$24.95

Ancestral Passions, The Leakey Family and the Quest for Humankind's Beginnings

EAF76
Virginia Morell
Touchstone
1996
640
0684824701
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the Leakey family, documenting their discoveries and their vast contributions to the field of paleontology. The Leakeys have been instrumental in tracing human origins to East Africa.
$38.95

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

Stanley, The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer

AFR198
Tim Jeal
Yale University Press
2008
608
0300142234
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this grand biography, drawing on previously unavailable family archives, Jeal spins a surprising, revisionist tale of a life of tragedy, adventure, disappointment and success.
$18.00

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

Big Five of Africa

AFR241
Gerald Hinde (Photographer)
Struik
2009
143
1770071571
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Award-winning wildlife photographer Gerald Hinde's stunning photographs celebrate Africa's lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalos. Brief but informative text introduces each animal but the photographs (rightly) are the main focus. Size: 8 x 8 inches.
$20.00

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

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

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

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

More Books

African Art, An Introduction

AFR18
Frank Willett
Thames & Hudson
2002
272
0500203644
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated overview of the art and culture of Africa, portraying the range of spectacular art produced throughout the ages.
$29.95

African Nights

EAF121
Kuki Gallman
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
326
0060954833
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A sequel to Gallman's I dreamed of Africa, set on her ranch in Kenya.
$14.99

African Odyssey, 365 Days

EAF178
Anup and Manoj Shah (Photographer)
Harry N. Abrams
2007
744
0810993961
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Follow a year in the migration of the wildebeest and other wildlife of the Serengeti in hundreds of color photographs; each double-page in this desk book has the date and space to write.
$32.50

African Predators

AFR114
M.G.L. Mills, Gus Mills, Martin Harvey (Photographer)
Smithsonian Institution Press
2001
160
1560980966
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A natural history of the giant cats and other predators of Africa, covering evolution, behavior and conservation, and complemented by full-color photographs.
$39.95

African Silences

WAF36
Peter Matthiessen
Vintage Books
1992
225
0679731024
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this narrative of Equatorial Africa, Matthiessen recounts several trips to The Gambia, Senegal, Zaire and the Congo Basin in search of rhinos, elephants and other endangered wildlife.
$14.95

The Africans

AFR22
David Lamb
Vintage Books
1987
371
0394753089
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In these 17 well-written essays, news correspondent Lamb ranges throughout Africa, creating an insightful portrait of the land and especially its people.
$19.95

Africa's Vanishing Wildlife

AFR43
Chris Stuart
Smithsonian Institution Press
1996
208
1560986786
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Outstanding photography and text profiling wildlife found all over the continent.
$45.00

Assegai

EAF202
Wilbur A. Smith
St. Martin's Press
2010
512
0312570406
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A suspense-filled tale of intrigue and global politicking in the days before World War I, set in East Africa. After rising to fame because of a high-profile safari rescue, a big-game hunter gets tangled up in a German plot to sow rebellion in British Africa.
$9.99

The Big Cats and Their Fossil Relatives, An Illustrated Guide to Their Evolution and Natural History

BST50
Alan Turner, Mauricio Anton (Illustrator)
Columbia University Press
2000
256
0231102291
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A thoroughly researched guide to modern felines and their ancestors.
$29.95

Blood River, Retracing Stanley's Journey to Africa's Broken Heart

AFR228
Tim Butcher
Grove Press
2009
384
0802144330
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Correspondent for the Telegraph, Butcher retraces Stanley's 3,000-mile journey down the Congo in this harrowing, utterly absorbing and compassionate tale of hard travel through "the most daunting, backward country on earth."
$16.00

The Book of Secrets

EAF65
M.G. Vassanjii
Picador USA
1997
337
0312150687
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Intrigue, history and politics along East Africa's Swahili Coast. The many machinations of this prize-winning novel revolve around the discovery of a 1913 diary of a British colonial administrator in Dar es Salaam.
$22.00

Bradt Guide Rwanda

CAF25
Janice Booth, Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2016
328
1841629278
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Part of the British series, this practical, detailed travel guide to Rwanda focuses on nature (especially gorillas), history and culture
$27.99

Bradt Guide Tanzania Safari

EAF39
Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2013
588
1841624624
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and the Coast, this comprehensive guide covers all Tanzania from Arusha and the Serengeti to the Selous Game Reserve in the South. With maps, town plans and lots of practical travel information.
$26.99

The Complete World of Human Evolution

ATP20
Peter Andrews, Chris Stringer
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
240
0500288984
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A superbly illustrated, up-to-date account of the rise of humans from ancient primates.
$26.95

Culture Smart! Kenya

EAF177
Jane Barsby
Kuperard
2017
168
1857338588
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$11.99

Elephant Destiny

AFR187
Martin Meredith
Hachette
2004
288
1586482335
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Inspired by the work of Cynthia Moss (Elephant Memories) and Iain Hamilton (Among the Elephants), Meredith journeyed all over Africa for this succinct biography of the elephant, its sophisticated social structure and ecology, long association with people and threats to survival.
$14.95

Facing Mount Kenya, The Tribal Life of the Kikuyu

EAF41
Jomo Kenyatta
Bantam Doubleday
1965
326
0394702107
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A classic ethnographic account of the Kikuyu people of central Kenya by one its most famous citizens and first president.
$15.85

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 Forest People

CAF22
Colin Turnbull
Touchstone
1987
295
0671640992
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The romanticized ethnography of the BaMbuti Pygmies, a sensation on publication in 1961.
$16.00

From Lucy to Language

EAF85
Donald Johanson, Blake Edgar
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2006
288
0743280644
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This strikingly illustrated survey features 200 color photographs of nearly all the early hominid remains, mostly at actual size. With concise and clear accompanying essays by Johanson.
$65.00

The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Tales from Africa

AFR141
Alexander McCall Smith
Pantheon Books
2004
192
0375423125
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
McCall Smith brings together folktales, often hilarious or bizarre, which he heard as a child growing up in Zimbabwe.
$22.00

Heart of Darkness, with Congo Diary

AFR46
Joseph Conrad
Penguin Putnam
2007
136
0140186522
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of the century's most important works, this short story tells of the harrowing journey Marlow takes into the Belgian Congo.
$11.00

Hemingway in Africa, The Last Safari

AFR139
Christopher Ondaatje
Overlook Press
2004
240
1585675393
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
In this illustrated account of travels in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, Christopher Ondaatje conjures Hemingway and his love for Africa.
$37.50

A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

AFR174
Robert O. Collins, James M. Burns
Cambridge University Press
2006
368
052168708X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A clear, brief survey of the history and development of Africa, aimed at undergraduates and interested readers, organized thematically. With chapters on climate and geography, the rise of states and empires, the slave trade within Africa and beyond to the Americas, the European conquest, and Africa in the 20th century.
$33.99

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

The Human Career, Human Biological and Cultural Origins

AFR74
Richard G. Klein
University of Chicago Press
2009
810
0226439658
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An overview of human evolution intended as a sourcebook and text for undergraduate courses in paleoanthrolopology, brought up to date for this revised third edition.
$87.00

I Dreamed of Africa

EAF23
Kuki Gallman
Penguin Putnam
2000
315
0140287442
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This bestseller is a highly personal account of tragedy and magic in Kenya. Italian-born Gallman tells of her move to Ol Ari Nyiro, a ranch set in the highland plain in the shadow of Mount Kenya.
$17.00

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

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

Kilimanjaro & East Africa, A Climbing and Trekking Guide

EAF63
Cameron Burns
Mountaineers
2006
236
0898866049
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact planning guide to Kilimanjaro's forest and moorland routes, neighboring Mount Meru, Mount Kenya and the Rwenzoris.
$19.95

Kilimanjaro & Tanzania North Map

EAF69
ITMB
ITMB
2013
1
1553414721
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full-color topographic map of the great mountain at a scale of 1:62,500 with routes clearly indicated.
$12.95

The Last Human, A Guide to Twenty Species of Extinct Humans

ATP18
Esteban Sarmiento (Editor), G.J. Sawyer (Editor), Victor Deak (Editor)
Yale University Press
2007
256
0300100477
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This illustrated overview of human ancestry from Homo habilis to Homo sapiens is published as a companion to the Hall of Human Origins at the American Museum of Natural History.
$49.95

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

Malawi & Mozambique Map

SAF120
ITMB
ITMB
2012
2
1553413105
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A full color map of the two nations (with practical information for travelers) at a scale of 1:900,000 focused on Lake Malawi and including insets of Blantyre and Lilongwe. On the reverse, a coastal map which stretches from South Africa to Tanzania.
$12.95

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

No Picnic on Mount Kenya

EAF59
Felice Benuzzi
Lyons Press
2014
240
1592287247
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
This daring tale of the author's escape from a prisoner of war camp to climb Mount Kenya is not just great reading. Benuzzi's account of landscapes, animals and habitats encountered on his way could also be of interest to anyone contemplating scaling the peak.
$16.95

The Peopling of Africa, A Geographic Interpretation

AFR140
James L. Newman
Yale University Press
1997
252
0300072805
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An anthropological study of Africa, which considers, among other factors, genetics, religion, language and technology.
$26.00

Petals of Blood

EAF135
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Penguin
2005
432
0143039172
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this tale of political greed and hypocrisy, first published in 1977, the Kenyan novelist follows the fate of three men suspected of murder in a small village in the highlands.
$16.00

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of East Africa

EAF17
David Richards
Gardners Books
2000
144
0883590549
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket field guide to 350 species.
$19.95

A Photographic Guide, Southern, Central and East African Mammals

EAF16
Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2001
144
0883590603
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact guide, designed for the field, including almost all of the conspicuous species and a good sampling of the smaller or more secretive animals.
$15.95

Pocket Guide to Mammals of East Africa

EAF203
Tilde Stuart
Struik
2009
160
1770077065
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Three hundred and sixty diverse species of African mammal, from elephants and antelopes, shrews and mice, get a color photograph, map, footprint and key information in this handy guide.
$12.50

The Remarkable Baobab

NAT71
Thomas Pakenham
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
144
0393059898
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A celebration of the tremendous, twisted baobabs of Africa, Madagascar and Australia in 60 large-format color photographs.
$19.95

Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa

EAF176
Stephen Spawls
Princeton University Press
2006
240
0691128847
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact field guide covers to 250 species of East African reptiles and amphibians.
$24.95

The River War, An Historical of The Reconquest of the Sudan

AFR147
Winston S. Churchill, Mary Soames (Introduction), James W. Muller (Introduction)
Skyhorse
2013
381
0486447855
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The classic account of the history of the Sudan and its reconquest by Lord Kitchener and an Anglo-Egyptian Army in the 1890s. Churchill served as a lieutenant during the war.
$14.95

Roald Dahl, Collected Stories

GEN378
Roald Dahl
Everyman's Library
2006
888
0307264904
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Beautifully presented, this Everyman's Library edition collects Dahl's 51 stories for adults, including his tales of adventure as as fighter pilot in East Africa in WWII.
$30.00

Rough Waters, Nature and Development in an East African Marine Park

EAF129
Christine J. Walley
Princeton University Press
2004
336
0691115605
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly account of the establishment of Tanzania's Mafia Island Marine Park.
$39.95

Rwanda/Burundi Map

CAF27
ITMB
ITMB
2007
1
1553413822
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, folded map of Rwanda and Burundi.
$12.95

For Kids

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

Akimbo and the Snakes

AFR172
Alexander McCall Smith, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
Bloomsbury USA
2006
80
1582347050
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A chapter book for young readers by the astoundingly prolific author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. In this tale, Akimbo visits his uncle's snake farm and meets the deadly green mamba. Geared for 8-9 year olds.
$9.95

Big Cats

BST46
Seymour Simon
HarperCollins
1994
40
006446119X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$6.99

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

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

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

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

Wild Safari Scratch and Sketch

EAF155
Heather Zschock, Kerren Barbas (Illustrator)
Peter Pauper Press
2005
64
1593599714
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Reveal the wildlife of Africa as you copy simple sketches of 20 amazing animals in this fun activity book. The bright colors and fascinating facts are enough to entice any youngster.
$12.99

Africa, Cultural Atlas for Young People

AFR58
Jocelyn Murray
Facts on File
2007
96
0816068267
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
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.
$35.00

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

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

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

Elephant Tears, Mask of the Elephant

EAF151
Richard Trout
Pelican Publishing Company
2006
241
1589803531
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
The second novel in the action-packed, fact-filled, techno-thriller MacGregor Family Adventure Series. Zoologist Dr. Jack MacGregor, his paleontologist wife Mavis and their three teens team up against poachers in Kenya to save endangered animals.
$16.99

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

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

AFR135
Nelson Mandela
W. W. Norton & Company
2007
144
0393329909
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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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

Wildflowers and Common Trees of East Africa

EAF196
David J. Allen
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
248
1904722288
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A well-illustrated plant guide.
$25.00

Through the Dark Continent, Volume 2

CAF07
Henry M. Stanley
Dover Publications
1988
400
0486256685
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
1
Volume Two of the journals of Stanley.
$32.95

Ngorongoro

EAF165
Reinhard Kunkel
Welcome Books
2006
336
1599620189
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Kunkel's three hundred stunning photographs celebrate the abundant wildlife of the crater and surrounding conservation area. Kunkel has been traveling and photographing in the region since 1973.
$75.00