Afro-Bets, first book about Africa: an introduction for young readers

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Just Us Books, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
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A Fictional classroom provides the setting for an excellent overview of the natural, social, & political history of Africa. Through dialogue & storytelling, a Ghanaian visitor imparts an amazing amount of information to a group of inquisitive African American children. Skillfully designed pages combine full-color illustrations with captioned black-&-white & color photographs to expand information in the text. Highly accessible, this unparalleled introduction instills pride by capturing the richness & diversity of a vast continent--BOOKLIST, starred review.

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Nikki Giovanni is the author of "Acolytes: Poems "and "The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998," George Ford is the illustrator of several books in the What-a-Baby series.

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