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Samoan new titles

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Discover the latest Samoan language books. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.

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Fanene Peter Maivia

David Riley

"Fānene Peter Maivia – O le Atali’i o Samoa, o se tala ofoofogia e fa’atatau i se ali’i Polenisia na avea ma tama ta’uta’ua i le fa’āgatama o le pi’i fa’apolōfesa. O le olaga o Fānene na amata mai i Samoa, ma na ia fa’alauiloa le igoa o Samoa i le lalolagi...

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O le va'a folau

Henrietta Devoe-Ah Chong

"A poetry collection of about God, love and life. O se tusi solo, e fa'atatau i le Atua, le alofa ma le olanga"--Page 4 of cover.

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ʻO le vaofilifili o Samoa

Lofipo Taputu Niuafolau Sineva Peil...

A collection of topics from one of Radio Samoa's regular programme segment called "Aoao Malu Manogi o le Lolo" that discusses and explains issues and subjects like Samoan protocols, traditions, oratory, genealogy. Radio Samoa is based in Manukau, Auckland...

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Seasons and weather in Samoan

Gerard Aflague

"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

"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

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

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

"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 educ...

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Laei a Samoa

Telei'ai Fanaeā Christian. Ausage

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

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O le tōfā tatala

Faumuinā Manu. Samuelu

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Abba Dinah Vaiaoga-Ioasa

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

"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

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

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 Tonga...

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Fale Samoa

Helen Tauʻau Filisi

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.

Celebrations commemorating 53 years of Samoan independence.

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E iloa oe i lau gagana

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

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Fau'ula mai Letogo

Fauʻula (Musical group)

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Prayers for kids = Tatalo mō tamaiti

Tuiātaga Faʼafili A.L. Faʼafili

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 wi...

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Sāmoan word book

Aumua Mataʻitusi Simanu Papaliʻi

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

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

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Teach me to pray in Samoan

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 ...

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Usuga ma aumoega a tamalii o Samoa

Fofō I. F. Sunia

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

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