If you loved Harry Potter, don’t miss Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor, a YA fantasy set in Nigeria. Find a summary, book information, and book reviews here.
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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Genre: Book Set In Nigeria | YA Fantasy
Series: Akata Series Book 1
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 14, 2021
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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Summary
Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she’s albino. She’s a terrific athlete, but can’t go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in. And then she discovers something amazing—she is a “free agent” with latent magical power. Soon she’s part of a quartet of magic students, studying the visible and invisible, learning to change reality. But will it be enough to help them when they are asked to catch a career criminal who knows magic too?
Ursula K. Le Guin and John Green are Nnedi Okorafor fans. As soon as you start reading Akata Witch, you will be, too!Viking Books for Young Readers
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About The Author, Nnedi Okorafor
Nnedi Okorafor is an award-winning Nigerian-American sci-fi and fantasy author for adults and children. Read more about Nnedi Okorafor.
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