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I Lost My Tooth in Africa

Diakit, Penda (Book - 2006)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
I Lost My Tooth in Africa
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While visiting her father's family in Mali, a young girl loses a tooth, places it under a calabash, and receives a hen and a rooster from the African Tooth Fairy.
Authors: Diakit, Penda
Statement of Responsibility: by Penda Diakit ; illustrated by Baba Wagu Diakit
Title: I lost my tooth in Africa
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 x 29 cm.
Summary: While visiting her father's family in Mali, a young girl loses a tooth, places it under a calabash, and receives a hen and a rooster from the African Tooth Fairy.
Awards & Distinctions: A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Headings: Families Mali Juvenile fiction Chickens Juvenile fiction Teeth Juvenile fiction Mali Juvenile fiction Africa Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Picture books
Topical Term: Families
Chickens
Teeth
Black author
Local Subject Heading: Black author
Additional Contributors: Diakit, Baba Wagu
LCCN: 2004001933
ISBN: 0439662265
9780439662260
Branch Call Number: J PIC D
Research Call Number: Sc F 10-446
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This picture book by Penda Diakite is the story of a girl from Oregon who finds a home away from home with her father’s family in Mali.


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Refreshing departure from the traditional tooth fairy business!

Lovely vibrant illustrations on the tropical life and family life in Africa.

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