We're a little over halfway through the schoolyear now. Don't forget to take time to
This month, let's travel to South Africa. Wouldn't you love to see whales, go on safari, or see Table Mountain?
Let's take a look at some books that can transport us across the globe:
The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John
After a fire kills her parents, eleven-year-old Martine must leave England to live with her grandmother on a wildlife game reserve in South Africa, where she befriends a mythical white giraffe.
Each time Hector watches white boys playing soccer in Johannesburg, South Africa, he dreams of playing on a real pitch one day. After the fall of apartheid, when he sees the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations team, he knows that his dream can come true.
South Africa by Claire Throp
This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of South Africa.