WorldCat Identities

Okorafor, Nnedi

Overview
Works: 21 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 4,864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Science fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3615.K67, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nnedi Okorafor
Akata witch by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial killer
Who fears death by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into post-apocalyptic Africa to a mother who was raped after the slaughter of her entire tribe, Onyesonwu is tutored by a shaman and discovers that her magical destiny is to end the genocide of her people
Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zahrah, a timid thirteen-year-old girl, undertakes a dangerous quest into the Forbidden Greeny Jungle to seek the antidote for her best friend after he is bitten by a snake, and finds knowledge, courage, and hidden powers along the way
The book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phoenix was grown and raised among other genetic experiments in New York's Tower 7. She is an 'accelerated woman'--only two years old but with the body and mind of an adult, Phoenix's abilities far exceed those of a normal human. Still innocent and inexperienced in the ways of the world, she is content living in her room speed reading e-books, running on her treadmill, and basking in the love of Saeed, another biologically altered human of Tower 7. Then one evening, Saeed witnesses something so terrible that he takes his own life. Devastated by his death and Tower 7's refusal to answer her questions, Phoenix finally begins to realize that her home is really her prison, and she becomes desperate to escape. But Phoenix's escape, and her destruction of Tower 7, is just the beginning of her story. Before her story ends, Phoenix will travel from the United States to Africa and back, changing the entire course of humanity's future"--
The shadow speaker by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In West Africa in 2070, after fifteen-year-old "shadow speaker" Ejii witnesses her father's beheading, she embarks on a dangerous journey across the Sahara to find Jaa, her father's killer, and upon finding her, she also discovers a greater purpose to her life and to the mystical powers she possesses
Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's up to a famous rapper, a biologist, and a rogue soldier to handle humanity's first contact with an alien ambassador--and prevent mass extinction--in this novel that blends magical realism with high-stakes action. After word gets out on the Internet that aliens have landed in the waters outside of the world's fifth most populous city, chaos ensues. Soon the military, religious leaders, thieves, and crackpots are trying to control the message on YouTube and on the streets. Meanwhile, the earth's political superpowers are considering a preemptive nuclear launch to eradicate the intruders. All that stands between 17 million anarchic residents and death is an alien ambassador, a biologist, a rapper, a soldier, and a myth that may be the size of a giant spider, or a god revealed"--
Kabu kabu by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her ways or respect her customs. Knowledge comes at a cost, one that Binti is willing to pay, but her journey will not be easy. The world she seeks to enter has long warred with the Meduse, an alien race that has become the stuff of nightmares. Oomza University has wronged the Meduse, and Binti's stellar travel will bring her within their deadly reach. If Binti hopes to survive the legacy of a war not of her making, she will need both the gifts of her people and the wisdom enshrined within the University, itself--but first she has to make it there, alive
Who fears death a novel by Nnedi Okorafor( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. Born to a mother who was raped after the slaughter of her entire tribe, Onyesonwu is tutored by a shaman and discovers that her magical destiny is to end the genocide of her people
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. Knowledge comes at a cost, one that Binti is willing to pay, but her journey will not be easy. The world she seeks to enter has long warred with the Meduse, an alien race that has become the stuff of nightmares. Oomza University has wronged the Meduse, and Binti's stellar travel will bring her within their deadly reach
Long Juju Man by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicken in the kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate of course! When Anyaugo follows a giant chicken into her kitchen one warm night in Nigeria, she embarks on a hilarious adventure where nothing is quite as it seems. Is the nature spirit that lives in the wooden walls of her house a help or a hindrance? Is the mischievous giant chicken a friend or a foe? Most importantly, will Anyaugo be able to save the food her aunties have cooked for the New Yam Festival the next day? World Fantasy Award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor provides us with a hugely entertaining look at the fascinating masquerade culture of West Africa, told from the perspective of a plucky young Nigerian girl who finds the courage to protect the traditions she loves."-Back cover
Without a map by Mary Anne Mohanraj( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of an excerpt from a novel by Nnedi Okorafor and a mix of stories, poems, and essays by Mary Anne Mohanraj
Virtual women : replacing the real by Nnedi Okorafor( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first study to examine only female characters in video games. researchers reviewed documented game character profiles, did content analysis of female characters' appearance in the games, and qualitatively examined a game series with action/adventure, role-playing and fighting types of games
Wrapped in Magic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Onyii and Emeka are happily married until Onyii took ill and has a miscarriage. She had done everything to become pregnant again but to no avail. Her home is now [such a] living hell that she only gets comfort from an internet lover. Emeka on the other hand had a mistress before he got married who claimed to have a son for him. He had no choice but to cling onto the one available. Emeka became so close to this boy that his mistress wants him to make a choice to move them into his home or stand to loose his son forever. What will Emeka do? The story just began"--container
Iridessa and the secret of the never mine by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iridessa is one of the bravest fairies in Pixie Hollow. But one night, she accidentally gets lost in the Never Mine and sees a monster in the tunnels! After that, something unexpected happens. Iridessa becomes afraid of the dark!"--Back cover
What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightspeed : year one( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects short stories from Lightspeed, the online science fiction magazine
L. Ron Hubbard presents writers of the future. the year's thirteen best tales from the Writers of the Future international writers' program by L. Ron Hubbard( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn the page & hellip;open your eyes ... and look into the futureThey unleash the power of dreams and unlock the secrets of the universe. They bend time, twist perception, and put a new spin on the laws of physics. They show us who we are, what we may become, and how far we can go. They are the Writers of the Future. Experience their vision."Keep the Writers of the Future going. It's what keeps sci-fi alive."--ORSON SCOTT CARD
Hello, moto a tor.com original by Nnedi Okorafor( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is witchcraft in science and a science to witchcraft. Both will conspire against you eventually. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied
 
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Alternative Names
Mbachu, Nnedi Okorafor-.

Mbachu, Nnedi Okorafor 1974-

Nnedi Okorafor American writer

Nnedi Okorafor Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Nnedi Okorafor scrittrice statunitense

Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi.

Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi 1974-

Okorafor, Nnedi

Okorafor, Nnedimma Nkemdili.

Okorafor, Nnedimma Nkemdili, 1974-

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Who fears deathZahrah the WindseekerThe shadow speakerWho fears death a novelLong Juju Man