Akata WitchBook - 2011
Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.3 17 Quiz: 53175.
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KelseyB_KCMO Sep 24, 2020
Harry Potter Character: Sunny feels lost in a sea of identities, bullies, and magic. When she meets other young magic-users, they must unite to defeat a powerful villain.
AndreaG_KCMO Feb 07, 2020
I agree that this book is vivid and imaginative--the Leopard people reside in a unique dual reality created by Okorafor. The culture of this group is ENDLESSLY frustrating to me with the condescension and denial of information. Some secrets unfurl over time, but so much goes unsaid that I can't i... Read More »
RyanR_KCMO Jan 28, 2020
This book is delightful for the colorful worldbuilding, if nothing else. It delves deep into West-African tradition and mysticism and paints a world with many layers. It is best read if you do not delve too deeply into the narrative questions. It becomes quite maddening how much EVERYONE in this ... Read More »
AlishaH_KCMO Jan 23, 2020
Born in the United States but living in Nigeria, twelve year old Sunny feels even more like an outsider because on top of being albino, she just discovered she has magic in her blood and spirit and is known as a Leopard. Sunny's quickly thrown into the world of Leopard people to practice and lear... Read More »
Tainted Pepper Soup- Recipe by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD, here: http://nnedi.blogspot.com/2013/12/tainted-pepper-soup-recipe.html
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