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Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna

Author: Joseph Lekuton; Herman J Viola
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.
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Genre/Form: Jugendbuch
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Lekuton; Joseph Lekuton; Joseph Lekuton; Joseph - Juvenile literature Lekuton
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Lekuton; Herman J Viola
ISBN: 0792251253 9780792251255 0792283287 9780792283287 0792272978 9780792272977
OCLC Number: 51613760
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2004
Description: 127 p., [4] col. leaves of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 22 cm.
Contents: A lion hunt --
The proud one --
Cows --
The pinching man --
School --
Herdsman --
Initiation --
Kabarak --
Soccer --
America --
A warrior in two worlds.
Responsibility: by Joseph Lekuton with Herman J. Viola.
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A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.

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"Every home should have this book." --"The Baltimore Afro-American"

 
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