The African Studies Program has a selection of highly acclaimed Africa-related books available for loan to educators free of charge. The books are primarily fiction, but also include autobiographical works, folktales, graphic novels, picture books, and young-adult novels.
Book Baskets are specially curated with books that are grouped thematically by subject, reading level, country, or region. Educators who would like suggestions or help in assembling a customized basket can contact the African Studies Outreach Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request individual books or Book Baskets, email the African Studies Outreach Coordinator at email@example.com. Please include the following information in your request:
Name of person(s) making the request:
Name of institution:
Institution’s mailing address:
Books/Book Basket for loan:
Desired loan period:
Please give at least one week notice prior to the date of when you need the books and review our Lending Policies and Practices .
Book Baskets by reading level
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Book Basket Themes
Although we have assembled a number of Book Baskets thematically, we are happy to create personalized baskets that meet other specific needs of educators and students. Our current themes are: