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14 Cows for America

by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez, afterword by Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah
Available in Spanish : 14 Vacas para America


In response to the September 11, 2011 attacks, a man from Kenya inspires his Maasai tribe to bless 14 cows, revered in their culture, in order to honor the American people. This non-fiction picture book tells of this moving event.





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Masai women dancing in Kenya
Jumping Masai




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