Mama Miti

Mama Miti
Source: Simon & Schuster

By Donna Jo Napoli/Kadir Nelson

Napoli and Nelson provide modern morality tales of our relationship with the natural world in this beautifully illustrated tribute to the Kenyan Nobel laureate and environmentalist, the late Wangari Maathai.
Beneath the Lion’s Gaze

Beneath The Lions Gaze
Source: Belinda Otas
By Maaza Mengiste
Mengiste tells the tale of two brothers and their father, faced with dire choices that could change the course of the family’s life, during the years of the red terror (the period of upheaval following the violent communist revolution in Ethiopia) in the 1970s.
Of Africa
Source: Ms Afropolitan



In this fascinating read, Soyinka inquires into Africa’s culture, religion, history and identity. He seeks to understand how the continent’s history is entwined with the histories of others, while exploring Africa’s truest assets.


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