Saturday, October 8, 2011

Reading List for Africa

General Resources
2000 Years of Christianity in Africa: An African Church History by John Baur

Saints of Africa by Vincent O’Malley, C.M.

Africa (DK Eyewitness)

Morocco
King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

Ethiopia
King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Uganda
African Holocaust: The Story of the Uganda Martyrs by J.F. Faupel, MHM [Paulines Africa]


Belgium and Congo
King Leopold’s Ghost by Joseph Conrad – Chronicles King Leopold II’s rule of terror over the Congo.
Heart of Darkness and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad – Historical fiction set in 1890’s Congo.

Congo and Zaire
Bakanja by Aldo Falconi, SSP

Rwanda
Left to Tell and Our Lady of Kibeho by Immaculee Ilibagiza (adult)

Sudan
Bakhita: From Slavery to Sanctity

South Africa
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Sahara Desert
The Little Prince by Saint-Exupery

Kenya
Born Free, by Joy Adamson

Mogo's Flute by Hilda Van Stockum
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai by Claire A. Nivoli (picture book)
Thunder Cave by Roland Smith

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