Tag Archives: africa

New! Emmanuel’s Dream

In Ghana, West Africa, a baby boy was born: Two bright eyes blinked in the light, two healthy lungs let out a powerful cry, two tiny fists opened and closed, but only one strong leg kicked. So begins Emmanuel’s Dream, … Continue reading

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15 Children’s Books About Africa (Updated!)

I am starting to update the Read Around the World booklists that I first published a couple of years ago. In the coming months, I will consider whether any newly published books should be added to the lists. Here is … Continue reading

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Read Around the World Storytime: Africa

Becky Morales — educator, mother and founder of KidWorldCitizen — and I are teaming up to bring you a series of Read Around the World Storytime posts in which we recommend great books and activities for teaching kids about countries around the … Continue reading

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