Okorafor, Nnedi.

Akata witch / Nnedi Okorafor. - 349 pages ; 22 cm. - Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012 . - Best Fiction for Young Adults 2012. .

"A Junior Library Guild selection."--Jacket flap.

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.

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.



A Junior Library Guild selection.

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Paranormal fiction.
Science fiction.
Magic--Juvenile fiction.
Albinos and albinism--Juvenile fiction.
Serial murderers--Juvenile fiction.


Nigeria--Juvenile fiction.

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