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Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

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4 out of 5
Based on 45 Ratings and 33 Reviews

Book Description
In 1870, an eight-year-old girl named Mary Kingsley lived in a small house on a lonely lane outside London, England. Her mother was bedridden and her father was rarely home. Mary did not go to school. She served as housekeeper, handyman, nursemaid, and servant, for years. In 1893 Mary traveled to West Africa and proceeded to embark on an astonishing journey of discovery. In her high-necked blouse,... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100618002731
ISBN-13978-0618002733
Publication Date09/26/2000
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About Don Brown (Author) : Don Brown is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Don Brown include A Voice From the Wilderness: The Story of Ann... more
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