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Tricky Tortoise

Author : Mwenye Hadithi
ISBN : 0340516240
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Tortoise outsmarts Elephant by proving he can jump right over the elephant's "tiny and stupid" head.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

African Tales

Author : Emmanuel Aare
ISBN : 9781608080007
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 21.10 MB
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African Tales is a collection of African Folk Tales, purposely designed to educate global story readers about a different culture and customs, as well as to entertain them. It is a collection of fictional stories that every story reader would find informative and entertaining.
Category: Fiction

Books Kids Will Sit Still For

Author : Judy Freeman
ISBN : UOM:39015019636748
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 34.93 MB
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Provides a definitive guide to picture books, fiction, poetry, folklore, and nonfiction books recommended for children from preschool age through sixth grade
Category: Literary Criticism

Oral Literature In Africa

Author : Ruth Finnegan
ISBN : 9781906924706
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 60.8 MB
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Ruth Finnegan's Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the continent of Africa. This revised edition makes Finnegan's ground-breaking research available to the next generation of scholars. It includes a new introduction, additional images and an updated bibliography, as well as its original chapters on poetry, prose, "drum language" and drama, and an overview of the social, linguistic and historical background of oral literature in Africa. This book is the first volume in the World Oral Literature Series, an ongoing collaboration between OBP and World Oral Literature Project. A free online archive of recordings and photographs that Finnegan made during her fieldwork in the late 1960s is hosted by the World Oral Literature Project (http: //www.oralliterature.org/collections/rfinnegan001.html) and can also be accessed from publisher's website.
Category: Social Science

Your Child Abroad

Author : Jane Wilson-Howarth
ISBN : 184162120X
Genre : Travel
File Size : 60.96 MB
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A down-to-earth guide for anyone traveling overseas with children, whether on a two-week family vacation or a long-stay posting in the developing world.
Category: Travel

The Storyteller S Sourcebook

Author : Margaret Read MacDonald
ISBN : 0810354853
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 22.67 MB
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Book enables user to locate folktales in collections or single editions by searching under title, subject, geographical areas, or ethnic groups. Motif index helps identify similar tales from around the world.
Category: Literary Criticism

Crash Course In Storytime Fundamentals 2nd Edition

Author : Penny Peck
ISBN : 9781610697842
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 46.34 MB
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This manual is a "one-stop shop" on how to present storytimes to suit different audiences including bilingual learners, special needs children, and those in a variety of settings such as Head Start, preschools, and day care situations. • Features strategies for using sign language and adapting storytime for special needs children • Includes ideas for expanding storytimes using hands-on learning, crafts, toys, and play
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Little Book Of Stories From Around The World

Author : Marianne Sargent
ISBN : 9781472903495
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 52.54 MB
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The stories featured in this book come from all over the world. The Practice Guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage sets out the requirement that children be provided with 'positive images that challenge children's thinking and help them embrace differences in gender, ethnicity, language, religion, culture...' Stories are powerful medium that engage and envelop young children, helping them to enter unfamiliar worlds and begin to empathise with characters from different backgrounds. This book provides a range of stories through which young children can explore and learn about other cultures. Each activity page will include: * The story * Adult-led and independent activity ideas to follow up the story * Related songs, poems and rhymes * A list of additional stories, information books and websites * Relevant links with the EYFS Areas of Learning and Development
Category: Children's stories

Your Child S Health Abroad

Author : Jane Wilson-Howarth
ISBN : 1898323631
Genre : Medical
File Size : 49.43 MB
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Advises parents who are traveling with children on preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, and first aid
Category: Medical

Motherland And Sierra Leone Anansi Stories

Author : Eyamidé E. Lewis-Coker
ISBN : 9781481717540
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 53.4 MB
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MOTHERLAND SIERRA LEONE ANANSI STORIES Traditional African stories Sierra Leone ? West Africa Traditional African oral stories, Anansi Stories ‘Nansi-stori or Nansi-tori’ reflect social values in the African culture that motivate the listeners in their pursuit of a meaningful life. These stories reveal ideas, themes, beliefs, and facts that are widely spread. They link the past, present and future, interpret the universe, resolve natural and physical phenomena, teach morals, maintain cultural values, pass on methods of survival and praise God. The storyteller uses her tactics with the intention that the listeners connect with the story and uses her skills to be linked with the listeners through the story. The storyteller teaches the listeners the African morals, values, beliefs; tells each story with gestures, songs, dances, expressions and impersonations to arouse the listeners. The storyteller repeats words, phrases or sentences which make the story easy to understand and recall from memory. The listeners actively participate as they learn the important aspects of the African culture. These Sierra Leone traditional African oral stories keep the family and the community united, pass on traditions, codes of behavior and maintain social order. These oral stories passed down by the writer’s grandparents and parents using their own words were transcribed from her committed to memory version in written format to preserve the traditional African Krio history or African oral tradition, and with the hope that these written stories be appreciated by adults and children throughout the world and perpetuated by future generations.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3

Author : Judy Freeman
ISBN : UOM:39015064922704
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.
Category: Literary Criticism

Lwati

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132147773
Genre : Africa
File Size : 69.47 MB
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Category: Africa

African Books Catalogue Series

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112644120
Genre : Catalogs, Publishers'
File Size : 50.35 MB
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Children's literature in English and African languages (transliterated); summaries in English.
Category: Catalogs, Publishers'

A To Zoo

Author : Carolyn W. Lima
ISBN : UOM:39015015308839
Genre : Catalogs, Subject
File Size : 30.55 MB
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A guide to 12,000 titles cataloged under 700 subjects and indexed by author, title, and illustrator.
Category: Catalogs, Subject

Africa In Literature For Children And Young Adults

Author : Meena Khorana
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009801114
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 22.46 MB
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While much critical attention has been given to adult literature, African literature for children and young adults remains a neglected area. This annotated bibliography includes entries for English-language books set in Africa. The books are intended for children and young adults, and the works included were published between 1873 and 1994. The nearly 700 entries are arranged in six chapters, with chapters further divided into particular genre.
Category: Literary Criticism

Books For Children

Author : American Library Association
ISBN : UOM:39015036936568
Genre : Children's literature
File Size : 53.31 MB
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Category: Children's literature