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Blowout Sale! Up to 58% off on Africa at Cmc Schools, Page 2. Top brands include Brand: Checkerboard Library, Jump At The Sun, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), Candlewick Press, Wiley, DK Children, Brand: Children's Press(CT), Triangle Square, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Nomad Press, Brand: HarperCollins, Oxford University Press, Core Library, Scholastic, Paw Prints 2008-04-18, Brand: Cavendish Square Publishing, Brand: Heinemann, Brand: Black Dog n Leventhal Publishers, Kids Can Press, & National Geographic Children's Books. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Somali Americans (One Nation)
By Brand: Checkerboard Library
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ean: 9781577659891, isbn: 1577659899,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Provides an overview of the life and culture of Somali Americans and presents some information on the history of Somalia.Used Book in Good Condition.

African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal Women
By Jump At The Sun
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ean: 9780786851164, isbn: 0786851163,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
What was it like to live as a queen in ancient Egypt, or as an Amazon warrior in western Africa? African Princess tells the stories of six remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lived, from 1473 B.C. to the present. Some lived in great luxury; others lived in exile as freedom fighters. The rise of the slave trade and the arrival of European colonists unsettled the entire continent and forced rulers to find ways to govern and protect their kingdoms. Consequently, many of these royal

Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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mpn: 9780374303013, ean: 9780374303013, isbn: 0374303010,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award–winning South African singer, rose to fame in the hearts of her people at the pinnacle of apartheid―a brutal system of segregation similar to American Jim Crow laws. Mama Africa, as they called her, raised her voice to help combat these injustices at jazz clubs in Johannesburg; in exile, at a rally beside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; and before the United Nations. Set defiantly in the present tense, this biography offers readers an intimate view of Makeba’s

Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
By Candlewick Press
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mpn: FBA-|290251, ean: 9780763653088, isbn: 076365308X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
With compelling comic-style illustrations, a colossus's worth of facts, and dramatic fold-out spreads, Marcia Williams brings Egyptian myths to life.The stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods are full of mystery and adventure. In this retelling of nine tales of ancient Egypt, Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip style to capture the rich mythology and early history of this great civilization. Beginning with powerful Ra rising from the waters of the Nile to create the

African Heroes
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471466727, isbn: 0471466727,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Meet the Greatest heroes of africa--from ancient to modern times ''The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid.'' --Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine Kofi Annan Askia the Great Bambaata Behanzin Hossu Bowelle Stephen Biko Cetewayo Constance Cummings-John Imhotep Kenneth Kaunda Jomo Kenyatta Khama Sir Seretse Khama Patrice Lumumba Albert John Luthuli Nelson Mandela Menelik II Moshesh Mansa Musa Kwame Nkrumah Julius Nyerere

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt
By DK Children
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ean: 9781465420909, isbn: 1465420908,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations — from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun's tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing,

The Ancient Kushites (People of the Ancient World)
By Brand: Children's Press(CT)
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ean: 9780531123805, isbn: 0531123804,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Describes the civilization of ancient Kush, including the roles and responsibilities of the people within different social classes, including rulers, warriors, priests, writers, and the common people.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Mummy Makers of Egypt
By Triangle Square
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781609806002, isbn: 160980600X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A gorgeously illustrated story about a family of Egyptian embalmers that will enthrall kids with its mummy-making details and brilliantly painted pages.From artist and Egypt specialist Tamara Bower comes her third, gorgeous book about Ancient Egypt. Using the classic style of Egyptian art, the book is painstakingly accurate in facts and illustrative style. Artifacts, funerary customs, kid-loving gory details of the mummification process, hieroglyphs, and details of life in ancient Egypt are

Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharaohs: A Book About Ancient Egypt
By Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780316309288, isbn: 0316309281,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Provides an overview of life in ancient Egypt, describing the people, daily activities, beliefs and customs, and what has been learned from artifacts left behind..

Amazing Africa Projects: You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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mpn: FBA-|323095, ean: 9781934670415, isbn: 1934670413,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
While Africa is one continent it contains many diverse countries. Amazing Africa Projects You Can BuildYourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the stunning landscapes, ancient civilizations and ethnic groups, unique traditions, and amazing wildlife of the vast African continent.With 25 fun projects that kids can complete using common household supplies and many recycled materials, kids learn about life in Africa. Step-by-step instructions show young readers how to make their own shields

Shaka, King of the Zulus
By Brand: HarperCollins
SKU: #VI-068813114X
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sku: VI-068813114X, ean: 9780688131142, isbn: 068813114X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
In a picture-book biography acclaimed for both its accuracy and beauty, Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema describe how Shaka, a brilliant military strategist, rose from humble beginnings to lead a mighty people nearly two centuries ago. It is an unforgettable story.''Stanley presents the life story of Shaka, a Zulu military genius who became king of his people in the eighteenth century....The illustrations are full-color paintings that convey a quiet intensity in their portrayal of Shaka and his

The Mystery of the Hieroglyphs
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195215540, isbn: 0195215540,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
For more than 15 centuries, no one could read the strange-looking Egyptian hieroglyphs. And then in 1799 a French soldier in Napoleon's army in Egypt stumbled across the Rosetta Stone, an ancient inscription recorded in Greek, hieroglyphs, and demotic script. Many of the brightest scholars of the time--Egyptologists, historians, and linguists--as well as detectives, professional code breakers, and plain amateurs, all set out to decipher the forgotten words. Carol Donoughue tells us the

Engineering the Pyramids of Giza (Building by Design)
By Core Library
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ean: 9781532113765, isbn: 1532113765,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
The Pyramids of Giza, built more than 4,000 years ago in Egypt, are among the most iconic structures in human history. Engineering the Pyramids of Giza looks at the ancient Egyptian leaders the pyramids were built for, the challenges that the designers and builders would have faced, and modern theories of the construction methods that might have been used. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,

Egypt: In Spectacular Cross-section
By Scholastic
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ean: 9780439745376, isbn: 0439745373,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Million-copy best-selling creator of the Incredible Cross-Sections series now brings his talent to a new challenge: ancient Egypt.The year is 1230 B.C., during the reign of Ramses the Great in ancient Egypt. Follow the thirty-day voyage of the eleven-year-old Dedia and his father as they sail down the Nile River.Travel along with father and son as they visit the bustling harbor at Elephantine; the massive stone quarry at Gebel el-Silsila; the temples at Karnak; underground tombs in The Valley

Mummies Made in Egypt
By Paw Prints 2008-04-18
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ean: 9781435245549, isbn: 1435245547,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt..

Sierra Leone (Cultures of the World)
By Brand: Cavendish Square Publishing
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ean: 9780761423348, isbn: 0761423346,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
''Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Sierra Leone''--Provided by publisher.Used Book in Good Condition.

Ancient West African Kingdoms (History Opens Windows)
By Brand: Heinemann
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mpn: 9781432913403, ean: 9781432913403, isbn: 1432913409,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
What is a griot? How were the Ancient West African Kingdoms ruled? Why did the Ancient West African Kingdoms disappear? The Ancient West African Kingdoms answers these questions and more. The books in the History Opens Windows series help you discover what life was like in ancient civilizations and other historic times. Learn what the Ancient West African people wore, what they ate, how they traveled from place to place, and find out how we know about them today.Used Book in Good Condition.

One-Hundred-and-One African-American Read-Aloud Stories
By Brand: Black Dog n Leventhal Publishers
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ean: 9781579120399, isbn: 1579120393,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
The newest volume in the popular Read-Aloud series, this engaging collection features the best African-American short stories and excerpts to read to children in under ten minutes. The diverse tales, selected for their rich histories, spiritual writings and adventurous characters, offer the perfect bed-time--or any other time--activities for parents, grandparents, siblings or babysitters. The book includes 50 beautiful drawings that capture the spirit of these tales, legends, lore and fables.

Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War (CitizenKid)
By Kids Can Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781771381260, isbn: 1771381264,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his schoolyard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back to his family, but he was never the same again. After immigrating to Canada, Michel was encouraged by a teacher to share what happened to him in order to raise awareness about child soldiers around the world, and this book is part of that effort.

1,000 Facts About Ancient Egypt
By National Geographic Children's Books
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ean: 9781426332739, isbn: 1426332734,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Mummies, pyramids, pharaohs, King Tut! Kids everywhere are fascinated by the wonders of ancient Egypt, and this colorful reference book is jam-packed with 1,000 fascinating facts.From the Great Pyramid and the Valley of the Kings to the Nile River and Cleopatra, discover all you have ever wanted to know about this ancient civilization. Unearth ancient hieroglyphs and their meanings; find out what was in King Tut's tomb; and get insights about the science of mummification. Learn about ancient

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