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Gii-Hne S. Russell

Sometimes things turn out differently from what we think. This is what happens to Akini in the story. He does not want to bathe with cold water and he gives his mother numerous excuses. His mother allows all the excuses until Akini finds out for himself why bathing is important.

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Author:
James V. Dwalu

Why is it called a monkey bridge? And why does his father laugh when he is asked about it? Varney can hardly wait to see this mysterious bridge—but when he does, curiosity soon turns to fear. Even worse, his father seems afraid too. What will they do? Find out how Varney learns that fear must be conquered—no matter what your age.

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Author:
Rainny Richard Ansumana

The text is a series of general statements about “some birds,” followed by “but our bird..,” and then clues about the attributes and behaviour of a certain Sierra Leonean bird. There is an occasional interjection aimed right from author to reader: “Hey, did you see that? What is that bird doing?!” These are welcome breaks from the pattern and they enliven the text.

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Brandy and Milly Wolova

Fleeing the war, Grandpa Kuoh desperately appeals to the kindness of strangers for a safe place for his family. But how do you repay such kindness when war has stripped you of everything? In this gripping true story, the gift of knowledge proves to be the path to survival.

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Elfreda S. Johnson
Have you ever known a place where children can play games in the moonlight? Where they tell stories while sitting around the fire? Where they fish in the river and bring in food from the fields? These and other memories are the stuff of this book. When you read this book, you will want to write down some memories of your own.
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M. Woryonwon Roberts

The farmers and their four children finish planting the rice, but the hard work has only just begun. Here come the hungry rice birds, flying in to eat the rice! The clever farmers think of four ways to keep the birds away, but will any of their ideas work?

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Author:
James V. Dwalu

Ride to the city in his uncle’s shiny car? Live in the city and go to school? What a dream for an eleven-year old boy from Bandor Town! But what happens in the city is very different from what his uncle promised. The dream becomes a nightmare. What will become of Blama and his new friend, Dekontee?

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Author:
T. Michael Weah

A boy, a chicken, a goat and many other animals lived on a farm. Join the boy and take a walk with him On the Farm and discover each animal by the special way it greets him. 

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola

Toyuwa has a reputation for being fearless and he wants it to stay that way. But one day he meets a strange boy on a lonely road and discovers that it is okay to fear. In fact, admitting one’s fear is a very brave act.

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Watchen Johnson Babalola

Toyuwa has a reputation for being fearless and he wants it to stay that way. But one day he meets a strange boy on a lonely road and discovers that it is okay to fear. In fact, admitting one’s fear is a very brave act.

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James V. Dwalu

Ride to the city in his uncle’s shiny car? Live in the city and go to school? What a dream for an eleven-year old boy from Bandor Town! But what happens in the city is very different from what his uncle promised. The dream becomes a nightmare. What will become of Blama and his new friend, Dekontee?

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola

During a weekend visit to his grandfather, Gbadeh comes face to face with a vicious storm, a numbing fear and the “reality” of a one-legged old lady who bears ill-will toward little boys.

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola

Yeatie has lost her favourite doll and she must find it. Come along with Yeatie as she goes up and down the ladder of primary numbers until she finds the one toy she loves the most. 

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Author:
Augustus Y. Voahn

Yankoi, Davis and Mike sleep under the same bridge, never say a word to each other. Then one night, they decided to share their stories about how they came to live under the bridge and, together, they make a plan for how they will realize their dreams of a better life.

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola

During a weekend visit to his grandfather, Gbadeh comes face to face with a vicious storm, a numbing fear and the “reality” of a one-legged old lady who bears ill-will toward little boys.

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Author:
Augustus Y. Voahn

Ten year old Gonlee lived with his grandfather in a village along the river. He was the apple of his grandfather's eyes. One evening as they strolled by the river, Grandfather warned Gonlee never to play around the water. But Gonlee had a group of friends he could not do without, and when they asked him to go to the river with them, he had to choose between heeding Grandfather's warning and losing his friends. 

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Author:
Augustus Y. Voahn
Yankoi, Davis and Mike sleep under the same bridge, never say a word to each other. Then one night, they decided to share their stories about how they came to live under the bridge and, together, they make a plan for how they will realize their dreams of a better life.
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Author:
James V. Dwalu

Why is it called a monkey bridge? And why does his father laugh when he is asked about it? Varney can hardly wait to see this mysterious bridge—but when he does, curiosity soon turns to fear. Even worse, his father seems afraid too. What will they do? Find out how Varney learns that fear must be conquered—no matter what your age.

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Author:
Elfreda S. Johnson

Have you ever known a place where children can play games in the moonlight? Where they tell stories while sitting around the fire? Where they fish in the river and bring in food from the fields? These and other memories are the stuff of this book. When you read this book, you will want to write down some memories of your own.

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Brandy and Milly Wolova

Fleeing the war, Grandpa Kuoh desperately appeals to the kindness of strangers for a safe place for his family. But how do you repay such kindness when war has stripped you of everything? In this gripping true story, the gift of knowledge proves to be the path to survival.

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola
When Isatu finds that she has everything she needs to attend school except for shoes, she puts all her energy into solving the problem. But on orientation day, Isatu still has no shoes. The young girl soon learns that sometimes problem can be solved in unexpected ways.
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Author:
Susan Hughes

In the Singing of the Rice Bird, sound and sense come together where they bring pleasure to the young readers. The poets have put this collection together with the curious and exciting child in mind. Follow the lines and laugh together at the surprise endings of some of the poems.

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Author:
Watchen Johnson Babalola

When Isatu finds that she has everything she needs to attend school except for shoes, she puts all her energy into solving the problem. But on orientation day, Isatu still has no shoes. The young girl soon learns that sometimes problem can be solved in unexpected ways.

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Author:
James V. Dwalu

When I was a child in Bandor, Grand Cape Mount County, I was fascinated by the hunting exploits of my Cousin Tonieh. I admired him and wnated to be brave like him, and my desire to prove that I wasn't a coward, as my friends thought, was like a burden. When as last I went hunting at night with Cousin Tonieh, and had the change to prove myself, a great surprise awaited me. 

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