Read Africa Aloud is a new project which features author readings of outstanding books on Africa together with classroom applications and fun activities for children.
Our 1st Video: I Lost my Tooth in Africa
In this video Penda Diakité reads her classic picture book. Penda is a Malian-American visual artist known for her mixed-media collages and film work. Born in Portland, Oregon, she grew up between the United States and Mali, West Africa. When she was fifteen she wrote I Lost my Tooth in Africa illustrated by her father artist Baba Wagué Diakité.