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Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman, Jacob Grimm
Shadow of Night
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14 Cows for America

14 Cows for America - Carmen Agra Deedy, Thomas Gonzalez, Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah This beautiful book tells the true story of Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah, a man who grew up in a small Maasai village in Kenya and moved to the United States to go to college. He was in New York City on September 11, 2001. Naiyomah returns to his village and tells the entire village about the events of September 11. He and the rest of the Maasai tribe give Americans 14 of their most prized posessions - cows.The cows are given as a gift of friendship and compassion:"Because there is no nation so powerful that it cannot be wounded, nor a people so small they cannot offer mighty comfort."