Date of Publication: 2019
Seventeen Dry Seasons
When the ecological crisis has grown to new heights, Akosua finds herself on a mission to save the world. When she is contacted by Yemanja, a goddess who rules over the seas, Akosua embarks on a quest to share the goddess’s message and discover the meaning of life itself. Join Akosua as she explores new lands, cultures, and identities to protect the place she calls home. Though she doubts herself at times, Akosua proves that the wits and compassion of one girl can make all the difference.
Readers will enjoy:
● A fantasy work told from an Afrocentric perspective.
● Culturally significant themes.
● A morally rich novel relevant for teens and young adults.
● A story told from the perspective of a black girl.