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The Resource Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna, by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola

Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna, by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola

Label
Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna
Title
Facing the lion
Title remainder
growing up Maasai on the African savanna
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia
Summary
A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Biography type
autobiography
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199194
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lekuton, Joseph
Dewey number
  • 967.62004965
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
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720
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Viola, Herman J
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Lekuton, Joseph
  • Lekuton, Joseph
  • Lekuton, Joseph
  • Masai (African people)
  • Masai (African people)
  • Masai (African people)
  • Masai (African people)
  • Blacks
Target audience
pre adolescent
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growing up Maasai on the African savanna
Label
Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna, by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
A lion hunt -- The proud one -- Cows -- The pinching man -- School -- Herdsman -- Initiation -- Kabarak -- Soccer -- America -- A warrior in two worlds
Control code
ocm51613760
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
127 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780792251255
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003000750
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-7037
Label
Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna, by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola
Publication
Contents
A lion hunt -- The proud one -- Cows -- The pinching man -- School -- Herdsman -- Initiation -- Kabarak -- Soccer -- America -- A warrior in two worlds
Control code
ocm51613760
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
127 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780792251255
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003000750
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map
System control number
(Sirsi) ADO-7037
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