Bernheim, Marc and Evelyne.
The Drums Speak: The Story of Kofi,
Boy of West Africa.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1972.
This is a story of Kofi, a boy of West Africa. It is of modern setting with many illustrative photographs. It is an easy reading book.
Africa in the Twentieth Century
. New York: David & Charles Inc., 1980.
This book deals with the problems and promises of modern Africa.
. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1982.
This book describes the history, geography, culture, economics, and people of Egypt.
Gibbs, James L., editor.
Peoples of Africa
. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1978.
This book covers a diversity of African cultures.
Africa: A Continent Revealed
. New York: St. Martins Press Inc., 1981.
This is a well-illustrated book which covers sights and peoples of North, West, East, and South Africa.
Feelings, Muriel L.
Moja Means One: The Swahili Counting
. New York: The Dial Press, 1981.
This book explains how to count in Swahili.
The Slave Dancer.
Boston: Bradbury Press, 1973.
This is a novel that describes thirteen-year-old Jessie Bollier and how he was kidnapped in 1840 to play his fife on a slave ship.
Along the Niger River: An African Way of Life
. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1974.
This book discusses the many different tribes who live in northern Nigeria.
To Be A Slave.
New York: Dial Press, 1968.
Based on material gathered from men and women who had been slaves, this book describes how it felt to be a slave. It begins with the African slave trade and concludes with the Reconstruction Period.
Murphy, E. Jefferson.
. rev. ed. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1978.
This book describes the political, social, and cultural history of the African continent as well as its diverse geography and peoples.
Growing Up Masai.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1981.
This book follows two children through a typical day and captures the world of this nomadic tribe in East Africa.