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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She wore an old-looking red, yellow, and blue dress and no shoes. Being a fantasy, I was able to ignore it pretty easily. And then she discovers something amazing–she is a “free agent” with latent magical power.

A post shared by Jenna thethornedrose on Jul 5, at 4: You see why I confuse people? Both protagonists explore a hidden magical community, and ultimately, they both have to face a rather terrifying Big Bad.

I moved closer still. Apr 23, Jim rated alata it was amazing. Mainly the story is about enjoying the novelty of Sunny’s new magical life and the final conflict is jarringly thrown in at the end.

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This is a world that children know about since birth if they are born into wifch and this world is also brutal. When I was younger, if my father was in the main room drinking his beer and reading his paper, I’d sneak in. And then the person would hiss or squeak or gasp or whatever suited his or alata pain. For kids who love magic and fantasy. But overall, I enjoyed reading it and would recommend if the synopsis piked your interest.

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The candle just flickered like any other flame. Most of the people in the area believed she was some sort of witch and left her alone. It openly discusses bullying, racism, beauty standards, police brutality in the United States, and greed.


I have two older brothers.

Everything You Need to Know About AKATA WITCH by Nnedi Okorafor

Fantasy fans will enjoy familiar themes in a new and original setting. I loved that magic had very dangerous akwta effects and rules. While reading it, my fitbit thought I was exercising bc of my pulse.

IdiotsSunny thought. They undergo a number of different tramuatising events, but they never actually experience consequences – for example, although a man is killed directly in front of them and the children are all horrified, they get over it in a handful of pages and it is never mentioned again.

Her characters take your heart and squeeze it; her worlds open your mind to new things. Part of this wktch because the characters don’t really grow throughout the novel. Tell us on Twitter! But fewer kicks in the aakata, please.

It’s like if Harry Potter was named something like ‘Mudblood Wizard’, but Mudblood was a real swear word. Home will never be the same once you know what you are.

One night, after the power went out, I lit a candle as usual. There was smoke coming from the back. A post shared by Christopher Owen thecjowen on Oct 30, at Slowly, she stood up and straightened her navy-blue uniform skirt.

Jibaku sucked her teeth loudly, looking Sunny up and akaa with disgust.

Like many preteens, Sunny is trying to figure out her place in the world. Objectively, there were child mutilations and a serial murderer on the loose. So theoretically, if I were one of these four kids, I’d be creaming my pants. If I remember correctly, both also begin with first-person sequences in which the protagonist gets a hint of her own power, and then segue into third-person for the remainder of the book. We would eventually work our way down to the DR Congo and I would tell the heroic epic of Mwindo from the Nyanga people Nkuba the lightning hedgehog — best character ever.


Maybe in the future. A serial killer is on the loose: Their mission is to track down Black Hat Otokoto, the man responsible for kidnapping and maiming children.

Seventy percent of my lovely long hair, gone. If you pre-order allycondie ‘s TheLastVoyageofPoeBlythe and upload your receipt, you’ll receive an… https: It is revealed later on that he has a role in the Leopard Knocks society and an even bigger part to the end of the world that Sunny has seen.

Sitch is Orlu, her classmate, a kind-hearted boy who has a natural talent for undoing juju spells. She meets to fellow kids, Orlu and Chichi another kid, Sasha, an African-American, joins the group and they discover their souls are intertwined for greater roles some of ajata knew, but still couldn’t imagine.

She wanted to fight back, but she knew better. Some of the others laughed.

Everything You Need to Know About AKATA WITCH by Nnedi Okorafor – Penguin Teen

Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. One classmate calls Sunny a “stupid pale-faced akata witch,” mocking her for being an American and albino. I then spotted this book instead. Youth Lit Book Di