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Uncommon traveler : Mary Kingsley in Africa

Author: Don Brown
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brief biography of the self-educated nineteenth-century Englishwoman who, after a secluded childhood and youth, traveled alone through unexplored West Africa in 1893 and 1894 and learned much about the area and its inhabitants.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
Juvenile works
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Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mary Henrietta Kingsley; Mary Henrietta Kingsley; Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Brown
ISBN: 0618002731 9780618002733 9780618369164 0618369163
OCLC Number: 43397820
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Non-fiction Honor, 2001.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Don Brown.
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A brief biography of the self-educated nineteenth-century Englishwoman who, after a secluded childhood and youth, traveled alone through unexplored West Africa in 1893 and 1894 and learned much about the area and its inhabitants.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-21) Good Permalink

      This is a wonderfully written book about the adventures of Mary Kingsley of Africa. Has good color illustrations, and is recommended for parents, teachers, and 6th - 12th grade students.

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