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Author Lekuton, Joseph.
Title Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna / by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton with Herman J. Viola.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2003.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Lekuton     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  YA 921 LEK     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Young Adult  YA Biography Lekuton     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - YA  YA 921 LEKUTON     AVAILABLE
Descript 127 p., [4] p. of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 22 cm.
Audience 720L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 4 4 72261
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
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.
Contents A lion hunt -- The proud one -- Cows -- The pinching man -- School -- Herdsman -- Initiation -- Kabarak -- Soccer -- America -- A warrior in two worlds.
Subject Lekuton, Joseph -- Juvenile literature.
Maasai (African people) -- Kenya -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Maasai (African people) -- Kenya -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Lekuton, Joseph.
Maasai (African people) -- Biography.
Maasai (African people) -- Kenya -- Social life and customs.
Blacks -- Kenya -- Biography.
Add Author Viola, Herman J.
ISBN 0792251253 (hbk.)
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