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14 Vacas para América (Spanish Edition) (edition 2008)

by Carmen Agra Deedy (Author)

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Maasai tribal members, after hearing the story of the September 11th attacks from a young Massai, who was in New York on that day, decide to present the American people with fourteen sacred cows as a healing gift.
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Title:14 Vacas para América (Spanish Edition)
Authors:Carmen Agra Deedy (Author)
Info:Peachtree Publishing Company (2008), Edition: Spanish Edition, 36 pages
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14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy

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Beautiful little story. ( )
  OutOfTheBestBooks | Sep 24, 2021 |
When Kimeli, a Kenyan learning to be a doctor in America, returns to his village, he tells his people about the horrors of September 11th. e Maasai, who believe that the cow is life, are so a ected by the tragedy they present 14 cows to the U.S. Embassy for the people of America.
  NCSS | Jul 23, 2021 |
A beautifully illustrated picture book depicting the true story of the Maasai gift to the United States in response to 9/11. Appropriate for themes of cows, Africa, 9/11, and generosity. Suitable for ages 6 -10. ( )
  Zoes_Human | Apr 8, 2021 |
Great and easy non fiction read for students. Recommend for students between the third and fifth grades. ( )
  EverettDowdy | Mar 8, 2021 |
This book is a true story how a man from the Masai tribe was going to school in New York during 9/11. When he came back to Kenya he told his people what had happened. They wanted to help and they offered their most sacred thing, the cow to America. The cows are still there in America today and the herd has grown bigger. ( )
  Mikaelie | Mar 7, 2021 |
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Of all the expressions of ­consolation sent to a grieving America after 9/11, perhaps none was as poignant as the gift of 14 cows from Maasai tribesmen in a remote corner of Kenya.
 

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Carmen Agra Deedyprimary authorall editionscalculated
Gonzalez, ThomasIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Naiyomah, Wilson KimeliContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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To all the little children who read this book. You are the peace the world has been waiting for. May you grow to be compassionate diplomats.
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