Akata Witch

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Drawing of a lady in a long skirt holding out a sword, with colour coming from the tip of her sword.
Cover of Akata Witch

Sunny, a character in Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor, has albinism.

From the author:

Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born in New York City. She looks West African, but is so sensitive to the sun (due to her albinism) that she can’t play soccer during the day. She doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere.

Then she learns why. Her classmate Orlu and his friend Chichi reveal that they have magical abilities – and so does she.


Available in print, digital and audiobook
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US publisher: Viking Children’s Books (2011)
Author represented by: Donald Maass of Donald Maass Literary Agency
Language: English

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