Light a Candle
Light a Candle
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Light a Candle

Written by Godfrey Nkongolo and Eric Walters & illustrated by Eva Campbell
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Co-written by Eric Walters and Godfrey Nkongolo, Light a Candle weaves non- fiction with fiction to tell the story of a boy coming of age in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and his father, the chief of their tribe. The boy climbs the mountain against his father’s wishes to fulfill a request of the country’s first leader, Julius Nyerere, to light a candle on the top of the mountain and unify the mainland of Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar as one country, the United Republic of Tanzania.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781459817005
    Publication Date
    October 1, 2019
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1459817001
    Lexile® Level
    560L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~N
    Est. ATOS® Book Level
    ~3.7

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