Having recently moved to a new apartment in the city, Zakiya is afraid of the sounds she hears in the evenings, until her sister, Jamila, comforts her with her grandmother's African tales, which seem to transform the noises of the city into the sounds of Africa.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Remy_Ferrell - LibraryThing
Faraway Drums is a story about two sisters who stay home alone because their mom haves to go to work. The story was disappointing and much of it was repetitive and boring. I like how the the author ... Read full review
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This was really an excellent pairing of author and illustrator. Virginia Kroll is a master of numerous literary devices and it is evidenced throughout this book. Floyd Cooper's illustrations are tough ... Read full review