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Kai: A Mission for Her Village (Girlhood Journeys)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689809867, Paperback)In 1440, Kai lives in the Yoruba village of Ife, in what is now Nigeria. When a famine threatens the village, the king chooses Kai and her sister to seek help from the Yoruba in the North. They set out on foot, through dense forest and golden savanna. Along the way, they learn a great deal about their country and about themselves. Full color.
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In fifteenth-century Africa, Kai and her beautiful but lazy older sister Jamila undertake a perilous four-day journey to another Yoruba village, seeking help for their starving tribe after the blight of the yam crop.
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