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Teen Readers Unite Book Discussion: AKATA WITCH
Thursday, April 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Do you like to read Young Adult literature? Do you like reading books before everyone else? Do you like getting a FREE book?
Then Teen Readers Unite book discussion group is for you!
We will discussion AKATA WITCH by Nnedi Okorafor Thurs. April 19th from 5-6 PM in the Teen Room.
Sign up open to teens in Grades 7-12.
Sign up & book claiming for this TRU discussion will begin at 4 PM Tuesday March 20th at 4 PM, only at the 2nd Floor Children’s Reference Desk.
You will pick up your advance reader copy right then and there!
*IF YOU SIGN UP, READ THE BOOK, SHOW UP TO DISCUSS: then you get a free copy (hardcover or arc) of the sequel AKATA WARRIOR!*
A secret community of witches resides in Africa….
Twelve-year-old Sunny’s family moved from the United States to their native Nigeria when she was nine years old. Even though her family is originally from Nigeria, Sunny is always an outsider amongst her schoolmates. She’s American by birth and albino, both traits that make her a target for bullies.
When she has a terrifying vision of the end of the world, she discovers yet another quality that sets her apart from the rest of the community. She’s a Leopard, a person with magical abilities. With the help of three new friends and a challenge to protect her community from a ritual killer, she will find out who she really is and begin to learn the full extent of her capabilities.