Reading Africa Challenge

via BrownGirl: This is a perpetual challenge to read at least one book relative by author and/ or setting to each of Africa’s countries. This challenge is open to everyone whether you want to go for every country or just a few.

Completed: 9/54

 

Algeria

  • The Rabbi’s Cat Vol 1 & 2 by Joann Sfar

Angola

  • Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba by Patricia C. McKissack

Benin

Botswana

  • The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series by Alexander McCall Smith (read book 1)

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Central African Rep

Chad

Comoros

Congo

Cote d’Ivoire

Dem. Rep. Congo

Djibouti

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

  • Detective Darko Dawson series by Kwei Quartey (read books 1-3, to read book 4)
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

  • A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

  • Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Rwanda

  • Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin
  • Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda by Jean-Philippe Stassen

São Tomé and Principe

Senegal

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
  • The Book of Negros by Lawrence Hill

Somalia

South Africa

South Sudan

Sudan

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo

  • Nostalgia for the Future: West Africa after the Cold War by Charles Piot

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe