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Africa is My Home: Come to the Children’s Africana Book Awards this November in DC

The Children’s Africana Book Awards will be celebrated with a festival at the Smithsonian Museum of African Art on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  You can find out more about it as well as register (it is free) here.

The lovely people at Africa Access (who administer the award) created the following for those specifically interested in Sierra Leone and, thus, my book.  I’m pretty excited!

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Did you know children were on the Amistad? 
(Sarah Margru Kinson)

About 1830, a girl named Magulu was born in     what is now Sierra Leone.


At age 9 she was taken captive aboard the

Amistad with fifty-two other Africans.

Read about her in Africa is My Home, A Child of the Amistad by Monica Edinger.

Meet the author, Monica Edinger at the
Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival

             Washington, DC
       Saturday, November 8, 2014

Free and Open to the Public   Registration Requested

    Book Sale and Signing
Other titles set in Sierra Leone




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