Anna Hibiscus Book #1



Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. She lives with her whole family in a wonderful house. There is always somebody to laugh and play with….

Anna Hibiscus loves to splash in the sea with her cousins and have parties with her aunties. But more than anything else in the world, Anna Hibiscus would love to see snow…”

Anna Hibiscus features warm, loving multi-generational family relationships. It is a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor winner showcasing daily life in modern, urban Africa.

This book is a fantastic homeschool and family read-aloud that illustrates the commonality of cultures and experiences and inspires discussion.

Feel free to DOWNLOAD OUR ANNA HIBISCUS VOCABULARY WORD CARDS and check out other Kane Miller educational resources (games, puzzles, activities etc.) to accompany the Annah Hibiscus book series.


How To Use The Vocabulary Cards

  1. Print a few copies
  2. Each sheet can be cut into four separate cards (with parental supervision
  3. As the book is read the parent/teacher/student can ask to write a new word on one of the Vocabulary Cards
  4. After the book is finished or while reading the book, parent/teacher/student can look up words and write the definition on the card and/or in a notebook for future reference and spelling practice.
  5. Be sure to keep your Vocabulary Cards together in a safe place, like a zip-lock baggie IF a baggie is age appropriate.


This Book is an Usborne Education Book

Lexile Measure = 670