Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna (Hardcover)
Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers around the raising of cattle. Here's a fascinating introduction to a vibrant culture few outsiders ever see.
About the Author
Viola is former director of the Smithsonian Institution.