This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Thika - This was the location of the family's five hundred acre farm.
Blue Posts - The way station was where the family stopped on the way to their new farm.
Chania River - The body of water near the Blue Posts.
Toto - This African word means child.
Bad Hat - This was the nickname given to the author's father by the natives.
Kavirondo - These natives were reputed to eat the meat of human corpses.
Saifu - These insects invaded in torrents and were kept out of the huts...
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