African Culture in Children's Literature

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Subject Author Title Call number Year
Botswana McCall Smith, Alexander Precious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill

Fic M122my

2013
Nelson, Marilyn Ostrich and Lark

E N428os

2012
Burkina Faso Isabella, Jude The Red Bicycle: The Extraordinary Story of one Ordinary Bicycle

E I74re

2015
Verde, Susan The Water Princess

E V483wa

2016
Cameroon Paul, Baptiste I Am Farmer

92 N5755pa

2019
Tchana, Katrin Oh, No, Toto!

E T2495oh

1997
Chad Rumford, James Rain School

E R936ra

2010
Congo Lewis, Gill Gorilla Dawn

Fic L674go

2017
Lexau, Joan Crocodile and Hen: A Bakongo Folktale

E L679cr

2001
Easy/Picture Books Stiegemeyer, Julie Under the Baobab Tree

E S8553un

2012
Ethiopia Laird, Elizabeth The Garbage King

Fic L1881ga

2003
Fiction Obono, Trifonia Melibea La Bastarda

Fic O12ba

2018
Peet, Mal Mysterious Traveler

Fic P3752my

2013
Ghana Badoe, Adwaa Between Sisters

Fic B137be

2010
Ghana Onyefulu, Ifeoma Grandma Comes to Stay

E O595gr

2010
Williamson, Emily Gizo-Gizo

E W7294gi

2016
Ivory Coast Abouet, Marguerite Akissi series

741.5944 A155ak

2013-
Sulliva, Tara The Bitter Side of Sweet

Fic S9525bi

2016
Kenya Ball, Kristen A Calf Named Brian Higgins

Fic B1875ca

2019
Kenya Chamberlin, Mary Mama Panya's Pancakes: A Village Tale from Kenya

E C4435ma

2005
Kenya Kahiu, Wanuri The Wooden Camel

E K124wo

2017
Kenya Levine, James Bingo's Run: A Novel

Fic L66564bi

2013
Kenya Noyce, Pendred Mosquitoes Don't Bite Me

Fic N949mo

2017
Kenya Walters, Eric My Name is Blessing

E W23515my

2013
Walters, Eric Walking Home

Fic W2352w

2014
Maasai Barasch, Lynne First Come the Zebra

E B2255fi

2009
Maasai Brown-Wood, JaNay Imani's Moon

E B8857im

2014
Maasai Joosse, Barbara Papa, Do You Love Me?

E J81pa

2005
Kessler, Cristina Our Secret, Siri Aang

Fic K424ou

2004
Mali Diakite, Penda I Lost My Tooth in Africa

E D5365ia

2006
Mali Emanuel, Gabrielle The Everlasting Embrace

E E528ev

2014
Mali Fontes, Justine Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali

92 K27fo

2008
Mali Roman, Carole P. If You Were Me and Lived in the Ancient Mali Empire

966.2017 R758if

2015
Mali Roundtree, Katherine My Little African King

E R8595my

1999
Whelan, Gloria Yatandou

Fic W5667ya

2007
Mauritania Cunnane, Kelly Deep in the Sahara

E C973de

2013
Nigeria Alakija, Polly Catch That Goat!

E A3172ca

2002
Nigeria Atinuke Anna Hibiscus series

Fic A8726an

2007-
Nigeria Atinuke B is for Baby

E A872b

2019
Nigeria Atinuke Baby Goes to Market

E A872ba

2017
Nigeria Mora, Oge Thank You Omu

E M8269th

2018
Okorafor, Nnedi Chicken in the Kitchen

E O417ch

2017
Non Fiction Isadora, Rachel Twelve Days of Christmas

782.42 I74tw

2010
Non Fiction Paul, Miranda One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

363.7288 P324on

2015
Walters, Eric From the Heart of Africa

398.996 F931

2018
Senegal Henderson, Leah One Shadow on the Wall

Fic H5967on

2017
South Africa Daly, Niki Thank You, Jackson

E D1537th

2015
South Africa Daly, Niki The Herd Boy

E D1537he

2012
South Africa Daly, Niki Welcome to Zanzibar Road

E D1537we

2006
South Africa Deetlefs, Rene The Song of Six Birds

E D3122so

2000
South Africa Erskine, Kathryn Mama Africa!

92 M235er

2017
South Africa Foster, Jesse The Night Before Christmas in Africa

811.6 F755ni

2010
South Africa Javaherbin, Mina Goal!

E J414go

2010
South Africa Kent, Trilby Stones for my Father

Fic K3765st

2011
Wright, Adrienne Hector: a Boy, a Protest and the Photograph That Changed Apartheid

92 P625wr

2019
Sudan Bassoff, Leah Lost Girl Found

Fic B322Lo

2014
Sudan Park, Linda Sue A Long Walk to Water

Fic P2357lo

2011
Sudan Park, Linda Sue Nya's Long Walk

E P2353ny

2019
Pinkney, Andrea The Red Pencil

Fic P6553re

2014
Tanzania Bulion, Leslie Fatuma's New Cloth

E B9332fa

2002
Tanzania Krebs, Laurie We All Went on Safari

E K922wea

2003
Tanzania Quirk, Katie A Girl Called Problem

Fic Q8gi

2013
Tanzania Robinson, Sharon Under the Same Sun

E R664un

2014
Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy

Fic S9525go

2013
Uganda Fullerton, Alma A Good Trade

E F971go

2013
Uganda Isdahl, Nansubuga Nagadya Sing to the Moon

E I775si

2018
Uganda Isdahl, Nansubuga Nagadya Sleep Well Siba and Saba

E I775sL

2017
Uganda McBrier, Page Beatrice's Goat

E M1193be

2001
Miller, Robin A Humble Village

E M64945hu

2013
Zimbabwe Tavengerwei, Rutendo Hope is Our Only Wing

Fic T2324ho

2019
Zimbabwe Trent, Tererai The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can

92 T795tr

2015
Zimbabwe Williams, Michael Diamond Boy

Fic W725di

2014
Williams, Michael Now is the Time for Running

Fic W725no

2009