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Light a Candle

A picture book by Godfrey Nkongolo, Eric Walters and Eva Campbell.

Godfrey Nkongolo & Eric Walters, illustrated by Eva Campbell

Co-written by Eric Walters and Godfrey Nkongolo, Light a Candle weaves nonfiction with fiction to tell the story of a boy coming of age in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and his father, the chief of their tribe. The boy climbs the mountain against his father's wishes to fulfill a request of the country's first leader, Julius Nyerere, to light a candle on the top of the mountain and unify the mainland of Tanganyika and the islands of Zanzibar as one country, the United Republic of Tanzania. (From Orca Book Publishers)

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From Light a Candle by Godfrey Nkongolo and Eric Walters, illustrated by Eva Campbell ©2019. (Orca Book Publishers)

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