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Print Resources
For Students

Chu, Daniel, and Elliott Skinner. A Glorious Age in Africa: The Story of Three Great African Empires. AWP Young Readers Series. Lawrenceville, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1992.

McKissack, Patricia, and Fredrick McKissack. The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1994.

For Teachers

Clark, Leon E. The Past: The Road to Independence. Vol. 1 of Through African Eyes. New York: Center for International Training and Education, 1991.

Clark, Leon E. The Past: The Road to Independence. Vol. 1 of Through African Eyes: Teaching Strategies. New York: Center for International Training and Education, 1989.

Hamilton, Robert E. Lesson Plans on African History and Geography: A Teaching Resource. Gainesville, Fla.: Center for African Studies, 1992.

Related Web Sites
For Students

Africa Online
Africa Online's Kids Only site offers information on Africa through online games, maps, and interactive links.

All Africa
This comprehensive site delivers multilingual current events, statistics, and country-by-country headlines.

National Geographic
National Geographic for Kids features maps, photos, online tours, and downloads on Africa.

For Teachers

Africa Access
This site focuses on resource material about Africa, such as children's literature and scholarly reviews.

African Studies Center at Boston University
BU's Outreach program is an interdisciplinary teaching and research center that provides educators with information and materials on Africa.

The H-Net Afrteach is a forum and resource center for K-12 African studies educators.

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