To find out more about Niger, here are some recommended places to start.
A collection of stories by Nigerien students about growing up in Niger.
Includes topics such as customs, rituals, family life, rural life, and school.
Focus on Niger
Links to a wide range of information on Niger, including current events, ethnic
groups, and human rights issues.
Kids' Almanac: Niger
Choose "countries of the world", then select "Niger" in the search window for
Information Please Almanac's children's page on Niger.
Lonely Planet: Niger
Information on Niger for those wishing to visit.
a glance – Niger
Provides information and statistics related to development.
Non-fiction for young people
Heinrichs, Ann. (2001) Niger: Enchantment of the World.
Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, politics, economy,
languages, religions, culture and people of Niger.
Seffal, Rabah. (2000) Niger: Cultures of the World.
Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, lifestyle,
religion, language, arts, leisure time activities, festivals and food of Niger.