The Mzungu boy
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Source:Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, Volume 1st North American, Toronto ; Berkeley, p.150 (2005)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PR9381.9 .M87 L58 2005
Keywords:Children's Africana Book Awards, 2006, Friendship--Fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Great Britain--Colonies--Africa--Fiction, Great Britain--Colonies--Africa--Juvenile fiction, Great Britain--Colonies--Race relations--Fiction, Great Britain--Colonies--Race relations--Juvenile fiction, Kenya--History--Fiction, Kenya--History--Juvenile fiction
Summary: For Kariuki, life in his small Kenyan village is one great adventure. It gets even more interesting when he meets Nigel, an English boy who is visiting his grandfather. Kariuki befriends Nigel even though the rest of the villagers fear him and call him "the mzungu boy."
Lexile measure 700; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.4; Adventure, Historical fiction