Only the Mountains Do Not Move

Only the Mountains Do Not Move

A Maasai Story of Culture and Conservation

Book - 2011
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"A photographic essay about the Maasai people in Kenya, traditionally nomadic herders, exploring the contemporary challenges they face--focusing on environmental changes such as the overgrazing of land and the threat of wildlife extinction--and how the Maasai are adapting their agricultural practices and lifestyle while preserving their culture"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781600603334
Branch Call Number: J 305.896 REY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations, color map ;,23 x 27 cm


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Feb 21, 2018

Really enjoyed this book, and the photographs are gorgeous!

ggbookreader Aug 03, 2012

Review title: Conservation & Care.
Readers will be treated to new vocabulary from the Maasai culture. For example, words like enkajis, enkang, moran, bao, and sansevieria. Also, learn about creating a balance between the land and the animals. *Informative. *Educational. *Great for cultural awareness. Enjoy the insightful way the people adopt to life in the modern world and find solutions to live more sustainably. A quote from the book: "A new idea follows an old one." - Maasai Proverb.

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red_bee_499 Aug 11, 2012

red_bee_499 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 16


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