Madoulina: a girl who wanted to go to school : a story from West Africa

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Boyds Mills Press, Sep 1, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Since her father abandoned the family, eight-year-old Madoulina has helped her mother by selling fritters all day while her younger brother goes to school, but she hopes the new teacher can convince her mother that girls should go to school, too.

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User Review  - Madisonrr - LibraryThing

This story was about a child who was not given the opportunity to go t school at a young age, with the help of her brothers teacher she is allowed to return to school and is happy about it. This book ... Read full review

MADOULINA: A Girl Who Wanted to Go to School

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Madoulina, an eight-year-old girl from Cameroon, would much rather go to school than sell fritters in the market place. But her family needs money, and that's more important than her education. Or so ... Read full review

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