This book is suitable for children of ages 9-14. This fascinating book takes a look at the interesting mix of people and cultures that make up South Africa today. A special section focuses on traditional African beliefs and healing. Readers will also learn about South African jazz, dance, and traditional instruments. The topics include: Christian, Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist beliefs; holidays and celebrations; music, dance, and art; food plus traditional and modern clothing; language and folktales; and, sports and pastimes.