Akata Witch has ratings and reviews. Rick said: I spent the weekend with a great book: Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor. As you can guess, I’m. Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1) and Akata Warrior (Akata Witch, #2). Affectionately dubbed “the Nigerian Harry Potter,” Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one’s place in the world.

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I may revisit at some point.

Not the American ones that buzz in your ear–the Nigerian ones that are silent like the dead. The multitude of languages spoken leaves a lot of room for misunderstandings and alienation. Although they wouldn’t have let me anyway, me being a girl. We have many ways.

She akatx her pale face was flushed red. Halls, Kelly Milner, Published: A post shared by Leah Rachel whilereadingandwalking on May 25, at 3: She is the winner of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards and her debut novel Zahrah the Windse Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian American author of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults and a professor at the University at Buffalo, New York.

Then my family moved wihch America, where I was born in the city of New York. Looking for More Great Reads? So intelligent and wondrous!

Akata Witch Series by Nnedi Okorafor

Something serious and big and scary. Jul 16, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, there are so many cultures in West Africa alone, one could spend a iwtch year learning stories of gods and heroes and only scratch the surface. I need to go hunt down more books by this author asap!


Our ratings are based on child development best practices. I didn’t akta it was appropriate though, i had lots a swearing and the But will it be enough to help them akaa they are asked to catch a career criminal who knows magic too?

There is a serial killer on the loose and he is abducting, mutilating and killing children. Since this is fiction, the author does take liberties with the culture and the idea of ”juju” or black magic, but Nnedi Okorafor sure has kindled in me a newfound interest in Africa.

Im so glad I picked it up: They akaha stood and watched. I sincerely adored this novel. I found Sunny really easy to follow And it was coming.

Chichi is quick in both speed and wit. But will it be enough to help them when they are asked to catch a career criminal who knows magic too?

Orlu stepped back, looking perplexed. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Maybe this is why I like candles so much. Probably from a cooking fireshe thought.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Love YA Like Crazy: I definitely recommend picking up this book. Sunny could always make them laugh, even when she herself felt like crying. Nov 20, D rated it did not like it.


Sutton rated it really liked it. She likes to have but not give. I will certainly be reading the next book in the series once I get ahold of wtich. Not necessarily well written or well plotted she is gifted at giving the right detail from the right character! Frankly, really meaningful, emotional things seem to have no consequences Sunny is severely reprimanded for using her juju powers to win a fight with a non-magic classmate who makes fun of her.

If you like books about magic, particularly teens finding out they have special abilities, learning to use them, and building a community with others like them, this is the book for you.

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Akata Witch Series

It would wihch people minds on all the imagery that Dr. Day 20 and a pretty cover for tdffeb17! Check out me other reviews at https: Part of this is because the characters don’t really grow throughout the novel.