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STORIES FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA (Hardcover)


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Title: STORIES FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA
Written by:Awil A Hashi with Mona Hashi / / Illustrated by Mary MacVory

$22.98 (Hardcover)



STORIES FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA

Stories from the Horn of Africa has five entertaining illustrated stories from the Horn of Africa of younf children, ages 5-12. This bilingual English-Somali edition provides an opportunity for English-speaking children and others to learn about this important region of the world withn a culturally based context, and to even try learning Somali. For Somali families, the book provides a reading environment that will help both parents and children to learn language skills and culture, and to build bonds through sharing of these classic stories.



Stories from the Horn's unique features:

  • Accessibility
    Stories can be enjoyed by speakers of English or Somali
  • Vocabulary
    Each story has a glossary for difficult words, which are explained in simple language
  • Exercises for the Mind
    Multible choice questions help develop child's thinking skills
  • Moral lessons
    Children are encouraged to think about moral lessons found in each story
  • Coloring Activity
    Stimulating coloring tasks give children creative opportunities
  • Think Ahead Statements
    Attention-getting commentary before each story prepares children for active listening/reading
  • Children as Writers
    Young readers are encouraged to create their own stories


  • SHEEKOOYINKA GEESKA

    Sheekooyinka Geeska waa shan sheeko oo xul ah oo sawirro midabaysan lagu laray iyo weliba layliyo waxbarasho iyo madadaalaba u leh, ilmaha da'doodu u dhaxayso 5-12. Inkasta oo Buuggani uu xiiso galin karo ilmaha luqadda Ingiriisiga ku hadla si ay wax uga bartaan dhaqnka iyo luqadda degaankan muhiimadda leh ee caalamkeenna ah, haddana waxa uu si gooni ah u soo jiidan doonaa waalidka Soomaaliyeed oo dibad-joogga ah, kuwaas oo heli doona fursad ay ilmahooda isku weydaarsadaan afkooda hooyo iyo midka ilmuhu inta badan ay wax ku bartaan. Tiiyoo weliba si xiisa leh oo indhah u roon loo soo bandhigay. Waxaa intaa sii dheer in fursaddan ilmaha loogu gudbin karo dhaqnkii iyo anshaxii wacnaa ee Soomaalidii hore.
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