Sierra Leonean activist launches second book for kids

– – After the success of her first book, “Adama Loves Akara,” Vickie Remoe has written “A Print for Ami,” the second book in a children’s series that promotes African culture and early reading. While the first book focused on short /a/ vowel sounds, book two introduces young readers to short vowel /i/ with words like pins, shins, and tin. Parents and early childhood educators use the books to teach phonics. “Even after 3 years of schooling, most children in Sierra Leone cannot read and understand simple text in English,”…

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