Beverly Hills Maasai

Beverly Hills Maasai

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In his sequel to Alexandria of Africa , Eric Walters brings exciting new characters to life, with the urban jungle of Los Angeles as their backdrop.

It's the ultimate clash of cultures when Nebala, a Maasai warrior, leaves behind Kenya and, with two fellow Maasai, and crosses the world to compete in a marathon in the most famous zip code in the world: Beverly Hills, California. Reunited with their friend Alexandria, now their guide to strange, new surroundings, the trio are confronted with life in fast-paced, extravagant Beverly Hills, and customs and attitudes the Maasai find by turns baffling and amusing. Beverly Hill Maasai is another heartwarming, fast-paced, and thought-provoking novel from one of Canada's most popular young adult writers.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780385669030
Characteristics: 248 pages ; 21 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 05, 2020

Beverly Hills Maasai was a fun and easy read but wasn’t as great as the previous Alexandria of Africa. You must read the previous novel to understand this book better as it shows how rich and snobby Alexandria returns home and a Maasai comes to live with her. The book shows how Alexandria becomes a better and more mature individual after her adventure in Africa and how she changes her attitude towards others. This book needed something else, not sure what that is, but it was lacking something the first book had. Overall, it was a great novel to end off the series and I’m hoping to see more books like these in the Eric Walters collection. 4/5 stars
@AleenAther of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

bookworm444 Oct 08, 2012

I read Alexandria of Africa a really long time ago, but i want to read it again. I really liked it before!

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natsid2
Apr 30, 2012

Great Book first one was better though

KatyaP99 Aug 04, 2011

I found Alexandria of Africa (the prequel to this book) much better than this one. It was just a little too weird and unrealistic for me, pretty much the opposite of Alexandria of Africa. I found the ending easy to expect.

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madi28
Jul 20, 2011

I accidentally read this before the first book, and i could follow the plot perfectly. A really good read for almost everyone.

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hpmuggle
Jun 19, 2011

I thought the first one was a little better but this one is still one of eric walters better books. very unexpected ending in my opinion and highly recommended to eric walter fans and others alike.

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fearlessforever
Jun 09, 2011

Great book! Almost even better than the first one!! (Alexandria of Africa) Almost. =)

2horses2 Jun 07, 2011

I've read about every single book by him and i can't wait to read this one!!!

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sportsbookspce
Feb 21, 2011

This is a good book but read the first book before this one. The first book is called Alexandria of Africa. This book was well written, funny and informative.

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belleétoile
Jan 01, 2011

Good book, what a great ending to the 2-book series. I just thought that the book took too long to progress.

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rock255
Dec 29, 2010

rock255 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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