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Facing the lion : growing up Maasai on the African savanna / by Joseph Lekuton with Herman J. Viola.

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Author/Creator:
Lekuton, Joseph.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2003
Imprint:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2003.
Format:
  • Book
  • 127 p., [4] col. leaves of plates : col. ill., col. map ; 22 cm.
Contents:
  • A lion hunt
  • The proud one
  • Cows
  • The pinching man
  • School
  • Initiation
  • Kabarak
  • Soccer
  • America
  • A warrior in two worlds.
Summary:
A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.
Awards:
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2004
Contributor:
Viola, Herman J.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0792251253
9780792251255
0792283287
9780792283287
0792272978
9780792272977

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