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The Beduins' Gazelle

by Frances Temple

In 1302, two cousins of the nomadic Beni Khalid tribe who are betrothed become separated by political intrigue between warring tribes. Sequel to The Ramsay Scallop.

Grab Hands and Run

by Frances Temple

An El Salvadorian family flees political oppression in their homeland and takes a perilous journey north, through Mexico to Canada, where they hope they will find a better life. A compelling, provocative, and exciting novel. Details of the brutal realities in El Salvador are dexterously woven into the story of one family's struggle to beat the odds. --Publishers Weekly. Not to be missed.

Taste of Salt: A Story of Modern Haiti

by Frances Temple

In the hospital after being beaten by Macoutes, seventeen-year-old Djo tells the story of his impoverished life to a young woman who, like him, has been working with the social reformer Father Aristide to fight the repression in Haiti.

Tiger Soup: An Anansi Story from Jamaica

by Frances Temple

Tiger is cooking up a pot of fine soup for himself when along comes Anansi, that swift and tricky spider, remarking on the delicious smells of coconut, fresh mango, and nutmeg wafting through the forest. How Anansi persuades Tiger to take a dip in Blue Hole while he sneakily slurps up that soup--and how Tiger, truly vexed, chases Anansi all the way to Little Monkey Town--reveals not only Why Monkeys Live in Trees, but possibly Why Tigers Are No Longer Vegetarians. Ages 4-7

Tonight, by Sea

by Frances Temple

This acclaimed fourth novel from the late Frances Temple tells the harrowing account of one family's escape from political persecution in Haiti.

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