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Liberia, Literature

Children’s books from the Liberia Series

Two new children’s books from Liberian writers –

From Stephanie Horton “What Happened To Red Rooster When a Visitor Came”

Illustrated by: Chase Walker – Grade Level: PK-3
Red Rooster was the biggest, most beautiful chick on the farm. So what happened to Red Rooster when a visitor came? Read Stephanie Horton’s hilarious tale of the loudest bird on a small Liberian farm.

From Robtel Pailey, “Gbagba”

Illustrated by: Chase Walker

Grade Level: 3-5th grade
Sundaymah and Sundaygar are two siblings who live in Grand Bassa County. On their way to visit their Auntie Mardie’s house in
Monrovia, they encounter various characters in the big city and have an experience that introduces them to a very important word: GBAGBA!