The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World

Title: Banana-Leaf Ball, The Author: Katie Smith Milway Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd Release Date: April 4, 2017 Pages: 32 Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources, bullies…

The Royal Adventures of Princess Halima

Title: The Royal Adventures of Princess Halima Author: Jainaba Fye, YaAdam Fye, Lucy Fye, Anna Fye, Genre: Fiction / Elementary Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Release Date: December 18, 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 32 Follow Princess Halima of the Kingdom of Affia located in ancient Western Sub-Saharan Africa, as she explores the beautiful country of…

Under the Same Sun

Title: Under the Same Sun Author: Eliot Schrefer Genre: Picture Book Publisher: Scholastic Release Date: 2014 Pages: Unpaged “Luc is an orphan, living in debt slavery in Gabon, until he meets a Professor who claims to be studying chimpanzees, and they head off into the jungle–but when the Professor disappears, Luc has to fend for…

Golden Boy

Title: Golden Boy Author: Tara Sullivan Genre: Fiction, Middle, High School Publisher: Putnam Release Date: 2013 Source: ISBN Paper 9780399161124 A Tanzanian albino boy finds himself the ultimate outsider, hunted because of the color of his skin”–Publisher. In her well-written debut novel, Golden Boy, Tara Sullivan introduces young adult readers to contemporary urban and rural…