Facing the Lion
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Facing the Lion

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Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a first-hand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centres on the raising and grazing of cattle.


Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his mischievous antics as a young Maasai cattle herder, coming-of-age initiation, boarding school escapades, soccer success, and journey to America for college. Lekuton's riveting text combines exotic details of nomadic life with the universal experience and emotions of a growing boy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 129.5 x 203.2 x 10.2mm | 158.76g
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0792272978
  • 9780792272977
  • 166,233

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"My son loves these books. We started reading National Geographic Kids books when he was about six (he's nine now) and I can honestly say that these books have been instrumental in teaching him to read." - Consumer


"My kids love these books. Super fun and interesting." - Consumer
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About Joseph Lemasolai Lekut

The National Geographic Kid is curious about the world around them, empowered in the face of challenges and responsible for others and the natural world. Combining these principles with the international educational heritage of Collins, this partnership is a natural fit for books that are funny, weird, exploratory, educational and loved by children.
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