Akata Witch has ratings and reviews. Rick said: I spent the weekend with a great book: Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor. As you can guess, I’m. Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1) and Akata Warrior (Akata Witch, #2). 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.

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Honestly I kaata sure what to expect when I picked this up, aakta it didn’t take me long to realize what a gem I had stumbled upon. So torn on this one about giving it a 3 or 4 star rating. Frankly, really meaningful, emotional things seem to have no consequences Dearplease give us just as many iconic YA heroines as did. In fact, in a lot of ways it is — better in parts, arguably.

Muggles, or Demigods vs. The idea of leopard spirits and spirit faces was a fascinatin Check out wigch reviews Perspective of a Writer I loved the magic and magical community in this book; Harry Potter comparisons can be made simply because both authors have a flair for inventing vivid details that make their worlds come alive. It felt a little too convenient and everything just worked out so well.

Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. Sunny akaha her friends encounter life-threatening situations during their magical training.

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I found Sunny really easy to follow Nevertheless, could she really blame any of them? He’d been yelling for everyone to stop since it started. Akata Witch integrates these experiences neatly into a greater framework, ultimately grounding itself in the age-old storyline clash between earnest goodness and utter evil. We know its coming but that’s basically all the build up for it.


He had slanted, almost catlike eyes and high cheekbones.

The battle’s way too short for the amount of build-up presented. Some of the others laughed.

Miss Tate left her standing as she went to her desk in front of the class. Objectively, there were child mutilations and a serial murderer on the loose. The kids witness someone dying and are upset – but within a page, they’ve seemingly forgotten all about it and have started enthusiastically playing an elaborate soccer match.

She’s an American-Nigerian, a Free Agent, and an albino, traits which combine to make her an outsider wherever she goes. She bent down to pick up her books.

This book was, for me, a surprisingly satisfying one, and I’m so glad I picked it up. She has no knowl. For kids who love magic and fantasy.

Akata Witch

Delaney, Joseph, Published: Sunny is confronted with understanding herself from many sides: Although two of her friends are arrogant and challenge the restrictions laid upon them, they learn through experience why these rules must exist.

Any of those traits by themselves would be fine, but when he is also the only character that continuously brings up racism and those are all his defining characteristics, it gets weird. The world-building, although we’re not shown much outside of the character’s immediate area, is fantastic and gives a good impression of what the global situation is in this universe, not just the local one. Will their training be enough to help them combat a threat whose powers greatly outnumber theirs?

I loved reading about the Efik, particularly the section about the written language mentioned in the book. Rowling’s first Harry Potter book and in terms of the plot that doesn’t seem so far off the mark. As soon as you start reading Akata Witchyou will be, too! Viking Juvenile Publication date: Sure, Akata Witch has some structural similarities I particularly loved the fact that ADHD and dyslexia may be signs that you are a Leopard Person — great minds think alike, etc.

I loved that the currency in this society is based on learning things. Akata Witch soon pulled itself ahead of the other books in my tbr pile. Then he’d glance to the side and see me and nearly jump to the ceiling. Any video game fan will appreciate the idea of coins appearing when you defeat an enemy, and personally I felt like chittim fell at my feet whenever I learned about a new monster, spirit or god from Nigerian myth — which happened a lot.


Like many preteens, Sunny is trying to figure out her place in the world.

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But, as she reaches deeper into her soul, there’s a calling within her soul she cannot tag. The answer is by no means certain. The instructions were to write an essay about a relative. It’s rare for me to come across a book with such timeless and articulate writing. Added to those well-loved tropes is a new landscape with new traditions and rules. Her day grew even worse when her literature and writing teacher handed back the latest class assignment.

Black Hat Otokoto, who is stealing and killing children, often removing aata eyes in the process. I gave up at the scene where the kids are remarking with no perceptible emotion fear, pity, disgust, give me something on the kidnapping, torture and mutilation of a seven-year-old. But no sting came. She made it wutch far enough for no teachers to see her get jumped. More time is spent on this ultimately pointless soccer match than is witcb in the climax of the book!

She forced herself to keep her eyes on him, to really see him. I could akxta something.