Because of Khalid

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Because of Khalid

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African-American Chris is a 12-year-old recently transplanted in the western Serengeti. His parents run a tented camp in this part of Africa. While school and friends were the norm in his old life, this new reality is filled with lonely days, an unpredictable Internet service, and wild animals roaming through the camp.

Then, Chris befriends Khalid, a young Maasai warrior who comes to work at the camp as a security guard, who teaches this very American boy about the Swahili language, the land, and the animals that are an integral part of the Serengeti. With this he learns the terrible truth about elephant poachers. His life changes when he witnesses an attack on his favorite elephant. 

By Carolyn Armstrong

This chapter book is targeted at ages 10 – 12.

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African-American Chris is a 12-year-old recently transplanted in the western Serengeti. His parents run a tented camp in this part of Africa. While school and friends were the norm in his old life, this new reality is filled with lonely days, an unpredictable Internet service, and wild animals roaming through the camp.

Then, Chris befriends Khalid, a young Maasai warrior who comes to work at the camp as a security guard, who teaches this very American boy about the Swahili language, the land, and the animals that are an integral part of the Serengeti. With this he learns the terrible truth about elephant poachers. His life changes when he witnesses an attack on his favorite elephant.

By Carolyn Armstrong

This chapter book is targeted at ages 10 – 12.