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  • Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum
    Kennedy Odede, Jessica Posner
    Paperback: 07/26/2016
    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a ...
  • A Man of Good Hope
    Jonny Steinberg
    Paperback: 12/08/2015
    In January 1991, when civil war came to Mogadishu, two-thirds of the city's population fled. Among them ...
  • King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
    Peggielene Bartels, Eleanor Herman
    Paperback: 02/12/2013
    The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an ...
  • No Biking in the House Without a Helmet
    Melissa Fay Greene
    Paperback: 04/24/2012
    A loving portrait of a unique twenty first-century family with nine children as it wobbles between disaster ...
  • Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
    Vanessa Woods
    Paperback: 06/07/2011
    A young woman follows her fiancé to war-torn Congo to study extremely endangered bonobo apes - who teach ...
  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
    William Kamkwamba
    Paperback: 08/01/2010
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African...
  • The Lassa Ward: One Man’s Fight Against One of the World’s Deadliest Diseases
    Dr. Ross Donaldson MD, MPH
    Paperback: 07/20/2010
    Ross Donaldson is one of just a few who have ventured into dark territory of a country ravaged by war to study...

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