Africa Brothers and Sisters by Kroll

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A father and son spend time together as they play a well-loved game in which they talk about the twenty-one different African peoples, in a work that includes a pronunciation guide and a map.

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Virginia Kroll is a prolific writer, with over sixty books published since 1992. A full-time author and speaker as well as a writing instructor with the Institute of Children's Literature, she writes on topics ranging from African folktales to universal themes such as siblings and heroes. She has received a long list of awards, including the 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for a parenting book, the Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year in 2004, and the International Reading Association/Children's Book Council 2004 Children's Choice Award. Vanessa French resides in Cary, North Carolina.
Published March 31, 1993 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Jesse asks why he doesn't have brothers and sisters, Daddy answers, ``You do,'' and tells Jesse's favorite story, beginning with the reminder that many of his eponymous siblings live in cities and have professions like those of people Jesse knows.

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