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14cows for America

Carmen Agra Deedy

14cows for America

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Published by Peachtree Publishers in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Naiyomah, Wilson Kimeli -- Juvenile literature.,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Masai (African people) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cows -- Kenya -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gifts -- Kenya -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Kenya -- Relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Kenya -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Carmen Agra Deedy ; in collaboration with Willson Kimeli Naiyomah ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    ContributionsNaiyomah, Wilson Kimeli., González, Thomas, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE183.8.K4 D44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23070771M
    ISBN 109781561454907
    LC Control Number2008055968
    OCLC/WorldCa294998755


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5SL6 ‐ Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English whenFile Size: KB. 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy, Thomas Gonzalez, and Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah. Following the events of Septema young Maasai man named Kimeli who had read more.

Following the events of Septema young Maasai man named Kimeli who had been studying in New York returns home to Kenya deeply affected by what happened. Kimeli explains the purpose of this charming book: “The Masai wish is that every time Americans hear the simple story of 14 cows, they will find a measure of comfort and peace.”.

14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy The remote village waits for a story to be told. News travels slowly to this corner of Kenya. As Kimeli nears his village, he watches a herd of bull giraffes cross the open grassland.

He smiles. He has been away a long time. A girl sitting under a guava tree sees him first and cries out to the others. This book was about an African Tribe vowing to keep 14 cows sacred for America. The cows are a way of life for the tribe. Without the cows the tribe would cease to exist/5(46).

Award-winning children's book author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy was born in Havana, Cuba in She immigrated to the United States with her family in and grew up in Decatur, Georgia/5(48).

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In June ofa very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people.

A gift is about to be bestowed upon the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September /5(45).

I loved this book. It is one of my favorites. The illustrations are so powerful, present such a powerful message. This book was about an African Tribe vowing to keep 14 cows sacred for America. The cows are a way of life for the tribe. Without the cows the tribe would cease to exist/5(46).

14 Cows for America is a new offering from Peachtree Publishers and an interesting angle on the history of 9/11 which is a moment we should remember — and keep talking about.

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An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it.

The gift is as unsought and unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September 11. This New York Times Bestseller, from award-winning author Carmen Agra Deedy, is a true story of hope and generosity about the gift a small Kenyan village makes to the people of America.

This children's book was done in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah and features stunning illustrations by Thomas Gonzalez. 14 Cows For America.

Description; Files; A Maasai man relates his 9/11 experiences with his African villagers. After asking for permission from the elders, he offers his precious cow (which represents life to the Maasai people) to the American people as a symbol of life and hope.

The Read Aloud Project offers lessons for K–2 read aloud. Part One: Book Information: Deedy, C.A. 14 cows for America. Atlanta, GA.: Peachtree Publishers. Genre: Multicultural / Global Literature Grade Level: ; ages Recommendations would include K-3rd grade students due to the simplicity of the words and font size choice.

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