Reviews by Category: Multicultural

Teen Review
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie
Star Rating
★★★

Rated by
Preya N.
Oct 21, 2021

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian begins with a Native American called Junior who leaves his reservation to attend an all-white high school in a neighboring town. It tells his story of how he tries to fit in with the white kids yet still maintain his cultural identity, as well as attempting to re-befriend his ex-best friend from the “rez,” all while struggling to balance personal problems back home.

Teen Review
Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Warrior

By Nnedi Okorafor
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Preya N.
Oct 21, 2021

A year and a half after the events of Akata Witch, Sunny is studying her magical powers in order to master the art of juju, Nigerian magic, with her mentor Sugar Cream, as well as attempting to decipher her confusing and dangerous Nsibidi book.

Teen Review
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Witch

By Nnedi Okorafor
Star Rating
★★★★★

Rated by
Preya N.
Oct 21, 2021

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if magic was possible? Akata Witch tells the story of 12-year-old Sunny as she opens her eyes to a world of magic she didn’t even know existed. Previously, she had always been different from her peers and friends in one way or another, but soon after she discovers juju, Nigerian magic, she realizes that it is responsible for why she never fit in.

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