Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali [A West African Legend]

byJustine Fontes, Ron FontesIllustratorSandy Carruthers

January 1, 2009|
Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali [A West African Legend] by Justine Fontes
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A young hero who overcame the unthinkable rises to unite his people. Weak and silent, young Sunjata is unable to walk, unable even to pull a bow. But a prophesy foretold that his mother would bear a son who will become the mansa of all the Mande people-the greatest king ever to rule. Sunjata sets out to find the strength and courage to fulfill his birthright and to overcome the plotting of a rival queen and the sorcery of the terrible tyrant Sumanguru. Are the armies and magic that stand against him undefeatable? Can Sunjata become the leader his people need?

Justine Fontes was born in New York City. She grew up on Long Island and later graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in English Liternature from New York Univeristy. Justine found her first job in publishing while she was a Freshman. She worked at various publishing houses before becoming a freelance writer. At Little Golden Books, Just...
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Title:Sunjata: Warrior King of Mali [A West African Legend]Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:48 pages, 9.25 X 6.38 X 0.13 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 9.25 X 6.38 X 0.13 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Lerner Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580138918

ISBN - 13:9781580138918

Appropriate for ages: 9

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