6 edition of Wacheera, child of Africa. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Illustrated by Richard Lewis.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.C4413 Wac|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||152|
|LC Control Number||65015264|
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Wacheera, Child of Africa [Fay Childs, Richard Lewis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fay Childs Twelve-year-old Wacheera lives in Africa, and her family practices the old traditions. It takes the severe illness of her younger brother to make the family accept the greater value of modern medicine rather than the medicine man, and it takes heavy rains and flooding to see the wisdom of the government agricultural men.
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See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback5/5(3). A white child, she was born in Namibia and grew up in Africa and is now 23 years old living in France. The photographs of her as a young Wacheera in Africa were taken by her parents who are French film-makers and still photographers and spent seven /5().
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