|Topics:||Monsters, Mythical Creatures & Ghosts, Friendship, African American History/Interest|
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|BISAC/Subject:||YAF042000, YAF019010, YAF046020|
|Grade:||7 - 12|
|ISBN:||9781101513798, Related ISBNs: 0142420913, 0670011967, 1101513799, 9780142420911, 9780670011964|
|Number of pages:||368|
Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but can't go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in. And then she discovers something amazing—she is a "free agent" with latent magical power. Soon she's part of a quartet of magic students, studying the visible and invisible, learning to change reality. But will it be enough to help them when they are asked to catch a career criminal who knows magic too?
Ursula K. Le Guin and John Green are Nnedi Okorafor fans. As soon as you start reading Akata Witch, you will be, too!
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