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Lucy, a 16-year-old girl from New York, is recovering from a recent traumatic experience. She joins her father at the fictional Barclay Bay, on South Africa's west coast, where she slowly makes sense of her ordeal. But Lucy cannot help but also be affected by the characters around her, including that of Hap, an early ancestor who lived in the area, and whose experiences Lucy, in a state of heightened emotion and perception, seems to sense.
It is the year 2250. The ice has melted and sea levels have risen. Cape Town has disappeared and Table Mountain is now an island inhabited by the Tekkies, who cling to a lifestyle long gone in the rest of the world and keep their island for themselves. But their resources are running out. They look to the land that once was Africa - known as Out - where a few remining people have managed to survive the massive drought by turning their back on 23rd-century technology and following a simple lifestyle based on ancient knowledge. They are the River People. Rain, a princess of the River People, and Saa, the lion cub she cares for, are seized by the Tekkies. They want the knowledge of Rain's people. They want to know how to harvest the rain. She is to be part of a terrible ceremony to restore the balance of the world...
This is one a series of original stories designed for the 12 to 16 age-group. All the stories have a strong African flavour.
Kitty doesn't expect to have an exciting holiday. After all, it's Nyae Nyae, a remote area of northern Namibia, miles from her London home. But Kitty makes an unexpected friend in Bau and dreams of finding diamonds with the help of a secret map left by her grandfather. But she is not the only one searching for diamonds, and some people will go to any lengths to find them. Hodder African Readers are high-interest books designed to appeal to both boys and girls. They are highly motivating, contemporary adventure and action stories which attract the reader's attention and hold it through the story. Together these titles form a strong, vibrant and attractive supplementary readers series for African schools.
This beautifully illustrated book retells an old African folktale. Kraka, the witch puts a curse on Gondo's family. hare is the only one who is able to break the curse but will he succeed.
I have just killed myself. I meant it to be quick, but when I came to stick the poison arrow into the vein in my arm, I couldn't, and the arrow tip went into the thickest part of my leg instead. Maybe, inside my head, I wanted a little more time. To think. So I am sitting here under the thin shade of a thorn tree and thinking about my life and the things that were me - Be, of the Ju/'hoansi people. Be's story is one of sadness, but it is also a story of love, courage and dignity. It is told masterfully by Lesley Beake, award-winning novelist for young people.
Mponyane is very worried about his friend Frank, and knows that he is in grave danger. But Mponyane was born deaf and connot articulate a call for help. He cannot hear what people sya, he can only feel their unhappiness and fear. He knows that he must do something, anything to help save his friend.
'Our mother has been gone now for a long time. It's hard to remember anything about her except her name, which is Thandi Modiba.' Serena runs away to Johannesburg, where the streets are like dongas that the light cannot reach. She is looking for her mother, and her search involves her in the lives of the many people she meets. There is Jane, a white hobo, Sipho and the Cool Blue Gang, and the notorious Beauty Mangele, who holds the key to the mystery of her mother's disappearance. Johannesburg is frightening and exciting. Serena confronts the harshness of city life, and learns about true fear and true courage.
This book is available separately or as part of the Little Library Reading Kit. The colourfully illustrated, indigenous story teaches literacy to children aged 5 to 9. As one of the ten award-winning South African stories in the Little Library Reading Kit, One Dark Dark Night explores the relationship between sight and sound through the medium of the story. The full-colour illustrations and exciting, original narrative make each reading entertaining as well as educational.
Kusebusuku, kumnyama futsi kunalokungaketayeleki nalo kwet Fusako ngaphandle. Kungaba yini? It is night, it is dark and there is something strange and scary outside. . What could it be?
Ke bosiu, ho lefifi mme ho na le se seng se makatsang se sa bonahaleng hantle ka ntle. E ka ba eng? It is night, it is dark and there is something strange and scary outside. What could it be?
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