Akata witch: Akata Witch Series, Book 1

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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.

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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Level 4.2, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 590L
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subject_facet Albinos and albinism -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Nigeria -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction
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