General Matsika's children steal out of the house on a forbidden adventure--and disappear. In Zimbabwe, in the year 2194, the children's parents call ...Show synopsisGeneral Matsika's children steal out of the house on a forbidden adventure--and disappear. In Zimbabwe, in the year 2194, the children's parents call in Africa's most unusual detectives--the Ear, the Eye and the Arm--who have powers far beyond those of other human beings. The children must avoid the evils of the past, the technology of the future, and a motley assortment of criminals in order to return home safely. 1995 Newbery Honor Book; ALA Notable Book; ALA Best Book for Young Adults.Hide synopsis
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I absolutely loved this book. I am not a big fan of sci-fi myself, but this book doesn't seem to radiate science fiction. I love Africa, and I guess since I understand all of the animals and trees they name, and know the history of the tribes, I can relate to it better. But I highly recomend this book to anyone!
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