The Story of David Livingstone

by Vautier Golding 

Description:  A clear, simple account of Livingstone's pioneer work in Africa as explorer, medical missionary, and suppressor of the slave trade. Describes the horrors of the slave trade and Livingstone's efforts to thwart the slave traders in Africa and to bring awareness of the dire situation to the people in England and around the world. Emphasizes his indomitable courage and persistence in the face of countless difficulties to achieve his lifelong goal of doing as much good as he could for those most in need of it. A volume in the highly-acclaimed Children's Heroes series, edited by John Lang.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  81 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback),
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-217-2
Genres:  World History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. Early Life
2. First Years in Africa
3. Beyond the Kalahari Desert
4. From Coast to Coast
5. The Zambesi Expedition

6. The Upper Shiré and Lake Nyassa
7. Foiled by the Slavers
8. In the Heart of Africa
9. A Deathblow to Slavery
10. The Last Journey

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