Nzingha

Nzingha

Warrior Queen Of Matamba

Book - 2000
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A thirteen-year-old, sixteenth-century West African princess keeps a diary of her love of hunting, and her hopes to lead her kingdom against the invasion of Portuguese slave traders.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2000.
Edition: Special ed.
ISBN: 9780439112109
0439112109
Branch Call Number: J FIC McKis
Characteristics: 136 p.

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Jul 11, 2014

I loved this book but at the same time was deeply saddened by it, in that all her life Nzingha fought the Portuguese and yet they never managed to save their homeland (now part of Angola, Africa )from the invasion. This has happened all over the world, with many different invaders, Humans seem to like invading. But worse of all I like is the slave trade which still continues from countries like the Congo, to many places in the world. Many Angolan slaves were taken to Brazil and America. In Brazil and around the world, Nzingha's story is still remembered.

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Incarnadine
Aug 09, 2012

Very interesting story! A younger YA book, well-written and engaging. It's inspiring to know about some of the things that this woman did!

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Meabh
Nov 07, 2011

It was okay.

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Jul 05, 2014

violet_dog_1274 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13

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Nov 07, 2011

Meabh thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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