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Every day many children in Kenya run miles to school--so does Ndito. From her village in the highlands she runs barefoot, across ridges and down hills, under baobab trees and through tall grass. As she runs she calls up animal dreams to keep her company--she imagines she's floating like a gazelle and soaring like a crane. Anderson's text and van der Merwe's paintings evoke ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 15th 1996 by Henry Holt & Company
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Michael
Fun and school positive, though not a lot happens! Shows a lot of African scenery.
Mckinley
With so much engery, Ndito runs to school and passes various animals along the way.
Shaundell
Ndito is a young girl who lives in Kenya who excitedly runs to school every day, eager to learn. Beautiful illustrations and wonderful similies.
Vasha7
A little girl in Kenya runs to school, imagining she's various animals. Nice pictures, but overall seemed a bit undistinguished to me.
Jade Saleem
Great book that ties into to African American culture. Books introduces elementary students to open their imagination and soar.
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This has been a crazy year!! Thanks to all of you who came out to see me on the road and for voting for The Impossible Knife of Memory for Goodreads Choice 2014 Best YA Fiction!

I'm home writing, am happy to report. Living out of a suitcase gets old in a hurry and it is SUPER hard to write books when dashing for an airplane.

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