Everything you need to understand or teach The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith.
This gently paced mystery novel, set in the African country of Botswana, has as its central character the self-sufficient, wise, and compassionate Precious Ramotswe. As the narrative explores the variety of circumstances that enabled her to start her agency and the agency's first cases, it also explores themes relating to the independence of women, African pride, and relationships between parents and children.
After summarizing how Mma Ramotswe inherited from her father both the...
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Lesson Plans contain 137 pages of teaching material, including: