Akata WarriorBook - 2017
"A year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American-born girl Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society. As she began to develop her magical powers, Sunny learned that she had been chosen to lead a dangerous mission to avert an apocalypse, brought about by the terrifying masquerade, Ekwensu. Now, stronger, feistier, and a bit older, Sunny is studying with her mentor Sugar Cream and struggling to unlock the secrets in her strange Nsibidi book. Eventually, Sunny knows she must confront her destiny. With the support of her Leopard Society friends, Orlu, Chichi, and Sasha, and of her spirit face, Anyanwu, she will travel through worlds both visible and invisible to the mysteries town of Osisi, where she will fight a climactic battle to save humanity. Much-honored Nnedi Okorafor, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards, merges today's Nigeria with a unique world she creates. Akata Warrior blends mythology, fantasy, history and magic into a compelling tale that will keep readers spellbound."--Provided by publisher.
From Library Staff
SchoolCorps1 Aug 27, 2018
Sequel to Akata Witch. In this Nigerian fantasy, the evil spirit Ekwensu returns. Sunny, now 13, realizes that multiple oil fires in the Niger Delta might mean visions she's had of a fiery apocalypse may come true. Wonderful blend of fantasy with modern day life events in Nigeria. Grade 7 and up.