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2 edition of Children of West Africa. found in the catalog.

Children of West Africa.

Alfred Allotey Acquaye

Children of West Africa.

by Alfred Allotey Acquaye

  • 395 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Children -- Africa, West -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Children -- Africa, West.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the daily life of children in seventeen countries of West Africa with emphasis on their family duties, school, customs, and amusements.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT474 .A6 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5602088M
      LC Control Number68008760

      Companion book for “African Songs and Rhythms For Children”: Amoaku, W.U., “In the African Tradition - African Songs and Rhythms for Children, A Selection from Ghana, c. Schott, Germany; La Drivers Union Por Por Group video; Map of Ghana Map from Lesson Segments. Zomo The Rabbit is a book by Gerald McDermott based on a Nigerian folktale that explains why the rabbit runs so fast from other animals.. Reception. Booklist', in a starred review of Zomo the Rabbit, wrote "Wildly exuberant, full of slapstick and mischief, this version of an enduring Nigerian trickster tale is a storyteller's delight." and School Library Journal wrote "With its small .

      WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES 6 looking tree, he began to climb. The heavy pot, hang-ing in front of him, made hi s ascent almost impossible. Again and again he tried to reach the top of the tree, where he intended to hang the pot. There, he thought, Wisdom would indeed be beyond the reach of every one but himself. He was unable, however, to carry out. the children among the Aka n receive their names from their fathers or the head of the father's family. And tlwt cmiong them children bear a first name, Akemdiui (the soul's name), according to the day of the week on which they are born. The first name js.

        However, the practice of children working is commonly accepted in Ghanaian society. While education is compulsory and free in Ghana, the fees for uniforms and books provide a barrier for many families in Ghana’s agricultural communities and education is not necessarily considered more beneficial for children than work and learning a trade is. A generation of children in West Africa risk missing out on vital education and health care amid ongoing conflicts in the region, human rights organizations warn.


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