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MyLibraryNYC_Social Studies: Geography - Africa (Gr. 2-3)

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Endangered Animals of Africa
Endangered Animals of Africa By Allgor, Marie (Book - 2011 ) J 591.68 A and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Vivid photographs and accessible text. A solid choice for independent student reading.

Africa's Most Amazing Plants
Africa's Most Amazing Plants By Scott, Michael (Book - 2008 ) J 581.96 S and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Vivid photographs and accessible text. A solid choice for independent student reading.

Atlas of Africa
Atlas of Africa By Campbell, Rusty (Book - 2010 ) J 912.6 C and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Especially noted for its emphasis on the different regions of the continent, this atlas is a worthwhile teaching tool. Clear and vivid illustrations also make this a compelling resource for students.

Seven Natural Wonders of Africa
Seven Natural Wonders of Africa By Woods, Michael, 1946- (Book - 2009 ) J 508.6 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Intriguing photographs make this a worthwhile reference for students. (Please note: it may be a bit difficult for third graders to read independently.)

African Acrostics
African Acrostics A Word in Edgeways By Harley, Avis (Book - 2009 ) J 811 Harley and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:The stunning photography and clever poems in Avis Harley's African Acrostics make this a beautiful read aloud.

Great Migrations
Great Migrations Elephants By Marsh, Laura F. (Book - 2010 ) J 599.67 M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:National Geographic Kids book about elephant migration.

Anna Hibiscus
Anna Hibiscus By Atinuke (Book - 2010 ) J YR FIC A and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 7

Annotation:Meet Anna and her twin brothers Double and Trouble in this charming beginning chapter book series.

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain A Nandi Tale By Aardema, Verna (Paperback - 1983 ) J 398.2 A and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:A poetic classic.

The Butter Man
The Butter Man By Alalou, Elizabeth (Book - 2008 ) J FIC A and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:A father's story of hope and overcoming hardship. Students will learn about the Berger culture in Morocco.

Beatrice's Goat
Beatrice's Goat By McBrier, Page (Book - 2001 ) J PIC M and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:a true story about the start of Heifer International and a girl in Uganda who benefited from their work.

I Lost My Tooth in Africa
I Lost My Tooth in Africa By Diakit, Penda (Book - 2006 ) J PIC D and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation: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.

Goal!
Goal! By Javaherbin, Mina (Book - 2010 ) J PIC J and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:A compelling story about soccer, friendship, and some of the hardships of growing up in South Africa.

Wangari's Trees of Peace
Wangari's Trees of Peace A True Story From Africa By Winter, Jeanette (Book - 2008 ) J B Maathai W and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:The inspiring story of Wangari Maathai, an environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

West Africa for Kids
West Africa for Kids (DVD - 2009 ) J DVD 966 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Student-friendly DVD.

East Africa for Kids
East Africa for Kids (DVD - 2004 ) J DVD 967.6 E and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Student-friendly DVD.

Ancient African Architecture
Ancient African Architecture (DVD - 2005 ) DVD 720.96 A Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:This student-friendly DVD on Ancient African architecture comes with a handy teacher's guide. http://bit.ly/vM8qGT

African Playground
African Playground (Music CD - 2003 Multiple languages ) J CD WORLD Africa-4332 and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:African music for kids.

African Dreamland
African Dreamland (Music CD - 2008 ) J CD CHILDREN African-0035 and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:African music for kids.

Africa
Africa 50 Years Of Music : 50 Years Of Independence = Afrique : 50 Ans De Musique : 50 Ans D'indepéndances (Music CD - 2010 Multiple languages ) CD POP Africa-1884 and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:This 18 disc set contains music from 38 countries in Africa and is definitely worth a listen!

Annotation:For reports, students can search NYPL's Amazing Animals of the World database for a wild amount of information.

Safari, So Good!
Safari, So Good! By Worth, Bonnie (Book - 2011 ) J 591.96 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Great for beginning readers.

Elephants of Africa
Elephants of Africa By Gibbons, Gail (Book - 2008 ) J 599.67 G and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Great for beginning readers.

Gorilla Doctors
Gorilla Doctors Saving Endangered Great Apes By Turner, Pamela S. (Book - 2008 ) J 333.95 T and more… Available to borrow in some locations

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A list of supplemental curriculum materials for a 2nd or 3rd grade Social Studies unit on Africa.


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