Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor – Thrilling Harry Potter-Like Fantasy Set In Nigeria

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
Book Information

Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Genre: Book Set In Nigeria | YA Fantasy
Series: Akata Series Book 1
Pages: 349
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! 

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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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