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Facing the Lion : Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna.

Author: Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton; Herman Viola
Publisher: New York : Random House Publisher Services, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle. Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his mischievous antics as a young Maasai cattle herder, coming-of-age initiation, boarding school escapades, soccer success,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lekuton, Joseph Lemasolai.
Facing the Lion : Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna.
New York : Random House Publisher Services, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton; Herman Viola
ISBN: 9780792272977 0792272978
OCLC Number: 1031964071
Description: 1 online resource (56 pages)

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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a first-hand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centres on the raising and grazing of cattle.  Read more...

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