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Akata witch

Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Paranormal fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nnedi Okorafor
ISBN: 9780670011964 0670011967
OCLC Number: 468975295
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection."--Jacket flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 349 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: The candle --
Orlu --
Chichi --
Initiative --
Leopard knocks his foot --
Sunny day --
The skull --
Night runner forest --
Red stew and rice --
Treetop --
Facing reality --
Lessons --
Abuja --
Zuma Rock --
The football cup --
Hold your breath --
Trouble at home --
Basic juju --
Seven rainy days --
Under the hat --
I see you --
Timing --
Headless and headlines --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Nnedi Okorafor.

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Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. There seems to be no place where she fits. And then she discovers something amazing--she  Read more...

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