Nearly New Books

Africa

Colfer, Eoin. Benny and Omar. O'Brien Press, 2004. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 600. (Tunisia )

Curry, Jane Louise. The Egyptian box. Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2002. Ages 8 - 12. Lexile: 890.(Egypt)

Davies, Stephen. Outlaw: a novel. Clarion Books, 2011. Ages 11 - 14. (Burkina Faso )

Doherty, Berlie. Abela. The girl who saw lions. Roaring Brook Press, 2008. Ages 11 - 14. Lexile: 790. (Tanzania )

Farmer, Nancy. The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm: a novel. Orchard Books, 1994. Ages 12 - 15. Lexile: 660. (Zimbabwe)

Farmer, Nancy. A girl named Disaster. Orchard Books, 1996. Ages 9 - 12. Lexile 730. (Mozambique)

Ferreira, Anton. Zulu dog. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 860. (South Africa)

Horowitz, Anthony. Crocodile tears. Philomel Books, 2009. Alex Rider Series. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 740. (Kenya)

Karr, Kathleen. Bone dry. Hyperion Books for Children, 2002. Ages 10 - 14. (Egypt)

Kerr, Philip. The Akhenaten adventure. Orchard Books, 2004. Ages 9 - 13. Lexile 900. (Egypt)

Levitin, Sonia. Dream freedom. Silver Whistle, 2000. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 670. (Sudan)

Lewis, Gill. Wild wings. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011. Ages 8 - 12. Lexile: 600. (Gambia)

Mankell, Henning. Secrets in the fire. Annick Press, 2003. Ages 11 - 15. (Mozambique)

McCaughrean, Geraldine. Casting the gods adrift: a tale of ancient Egypt. Cricket Books, 2003. Ages 9 - 12. (Egypt)

McKissack, Pat. Never forgotten. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2011. Ages 9 - 12. (Mali)

McKissack, Pat. Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba. Scholastic, 2000. Ages 9 - 14. (Angoloa)

Mead, Alice. Year of no rain. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. Ages 9 - 12. (Sudan)

Naidoo, Beverley. Chain of fire. Lippincott, 1990. Sequel to: Journey to Jo'burg. Ages 10 - 14. (South Africa)

Naidoo, Beverley. Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story. U.S. edition: Lippincott, 1985. 80 pages.  Ages 9-13. (South Africa)

Naidoo, Beverley. The Other Side of Truth. U.S. edition: HarperCollins, 2001. Ages 11 – 14. Lexile: 720. (Nigeria)

Park, Linda Sue. A long walk to water: a novel. Clarion Books, 2010. Ages 10 - 14. (Sudan)

St. John, Lauren. The white giraffe. Dial Books for Young Readers/Walden Media, 2007. Ages 9 - 11. (South Africa)

Sacks, Margaret. Beyond safe boundaries. Lodestar Books, 1989. Ages 11 - 15. Lexile: 1110. (South Africa)

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley. The Egypt game. Yearling Books, 1967. Ages 8 - 12. (Egypt)

Stolz, Joëlle. The Shadows of Ghadames. Translated by Catherine Temerson, from the French. U.S. edition: Delacorte Press, 2004. 119 pages. Ages 10-13. Lexile: 930. (Libya)

Wulf, Linda Press. The night of the burning: Devorah's story. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006. Ages 10-14.  Lexile: 810. (South Africa and Poland)

Yohalem, Eve. Escape under the forever sky. Chronicle Books, 2009. Ages 10 - 14. Lexile: 820. (Ethiopia)