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​Discover new Samoan language books. This list updates automatically with new titles.

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Seasons and weather in Samoan

Gerard Aflague

Book

"This Pacific island-themed book is a useful parental tool to teach children the seasons and weather in Samoan. Each page is designed with beautiful and simple colorful imagery. This first edition makes a grat addition to the library of anyone wanting...

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Na e soifua mai, ma se fa'amanuiaga fa'apitoa

Amituana'i Timoteo Maneta. Pepe

Book

"O le tusi muamua leneu ua tusia e le alii tusitala, e faatatatu tonu lea i lona olaga tuputupu mai i Samoa"--Page 6.

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Pi faitau

Luisa Auva'a Tupou

Picture book

This is an introduction to the Samoan alphabet for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Pictures are colorful and allow for a more interactive learning experience.

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Teach me to count in Samoan

Gerard Aflague

Picture book

This Pacific island-themed book is a useful parental tool to teach children the SAMOAN numbers 1-10. Each page is designed with beautiful and simple colorful imagery. A first edition, this book makes a great addition to the library of anyone wanting to...

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In the beginning was the Word = Sā i le ʻāmataga le ʻUpu

Tuiātaga Faʼafili A.L. Faʼafili

Book

"Samoan Words presented herein will serve as an admirable witness to both history and change. This book would equip the reader with tools to help dissect the deeper meaning of words as they present themselves during this lifelong process we call education....

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Laei a Samoa

Telei'ai Fanaeā Christian. Ausage

Book

A look at various aspects of traditional Samoan tatau (tattoo).

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O le tōfā tatala

Faumuinā Manu. Samuelu

Book

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AEI

Abba Dinah Vaiaoga-Ioasa

Picture book

This children's book teaches phonetics, sounds, and introduces letters and letter groupings to help children learn the basics of pronunciation of words in Samoan and English. A pronunciation table is printed on the back cover.

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Proverbs for kids = Muagagana mō tamaiti

Tuiataga Fa'afili a L. Fa'afili

Book

"This little book has more than 1,000 Samoan proverbial expressions and 266 Bible quotes/proverbs written in Samoan and English. The first major source for proverbs is the Wisdom literature contained in the Bible, "Pride goes before a fall"; "Man does...

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My first Samoan children's Bible stories

Mary Aflague

Book

My First Samoan Children's Bible Stories is a simple, yet vividly illustrated bilingual book that teaches kids Bible stories in Samoan and English. Find out how characters in the Bible come to trust God in different situations and learn about it in the...

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My first Tongan children's Bible stories

Mary Aflague

Book

My First Tongan Children's Bible is a simple, yet vividly illustrated bilingual book that teaches kids Bible stories in Tongan and English. Find out how characters in the Bible come to trust God in different situations and learn about it in the Tongan...

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Fale Samoa

Helen Tauʻau Filisi

Book

This children's story, based on an ancient tale, was written to encourage reflection of environmental issues and to aid in the preservation of tala o le vavau, by sharing the ideas of ancestors with current and future generations.

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Sisigafu'a 2015

DVD

Celebrations commemorating 53 years of Samoan independence.

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E iloa oe i lau gagana

Namulau'ulu Filipo Tauili'ili. Reup...

Book

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Fau'ula mai Letogo

Fauʻula (Musical group)

Music CD

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Prayers for kids = Tatalo mō tamaiti

Tuiātaga Faʼafili A.L. Faʼafili

Book

Written in Samoan and English, this little book is a special gift to draw the hearts of children and loved ones to the Lord in prayer. This little book will help unlock the power of prayer in reader's lives. In prayer, it is better to have a heart without...

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Sāmoan word book

Aumua Mataʻitusi Simanu Papaliʻi

Book

Features beautifully illustrated vocabulary words, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary. Word categories include family, home, school, the body, opposites, numbers, nature, and time.

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Tusi Paia a tamaiti

Pat Alexander

Book

All the significant stories of the Old and New Testaments from Genesis to the book of Acts retold in clear, simple language which children can understand

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Saili malo

Ioane Asalele. Afoa

Book

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Teach me to pray in Samoan

Book

Teach Me to Pray in Samoan is a colorfully designed children's Christian prayer book. This interactive softcover title includes the well-known Lord's Prayer, a Prayer Before Meals, a Bedtime Prayer, a Prayer for Mum and Dad, and a Prayer for Grandma and...

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Usuga ma aumoega a tamalii o Samoa

Fofō I. F. Sunia

Book

Short stories about romance and courting habits of legendary Samoan chiefs and royalty.

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O le Talatu'u Fa'a-Samoa Liua le Vai o Sina

Va'afusuaga Sa-o-ma'auga' aumai. A'ana'vatasi...

Book

"This book is about the story of Sina, her two daughters Gogosina and Tavae'sina and the legend of the "Liua Le Vai o Sina" river in Falease'ela.

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Mauaina o o tātou tuaʻā

Damon Ieremia Salesa

Book

Explores the origin and spread of the first Pacific peoples up to the emergence of Polynesian ancestors about three thousand years ago. Suggested level: secondary.

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