The White Giraffe

The White Giraffe

When Martine’s house catches on fire and her parents die in the blazing house, she ends up going to her Grandmother’s house – but there’s one thing. She didn’t even know she had a grandmother! She ends up going to her grandmother’s house at the Sawubona Game Reserve. When she arrives, she discovers that the only place she fits in is with the animals. But her grandmother strictly forbids her to pass behind the fence of Sawubona without Tendai, the keeper. When she learns about the Zulu myth, things happen that make her question if it’s myth or reality. Read The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John to find out how Martine manages to live life in Africa.

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  1. Matt,
    Thanks for connecting Lauren St. John’s site to your post. I learned a lot about the author and the books. My favorite in the Jemmy-Martine series is The Last Leopard. It was amazing to know how REAL that magical realism is. Makes me stop and think. I can’t wait to find the elephant book in the series. They are my favorite…I think. (Pandas aren’t in Africa.)

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