Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, June 2022
A debut action-packed middle-grade superhero novel about a British-Nigerian girl who learns that her Afro hair has psychokinetic powers.
I close my eyes, trying to push the power bubbling in me back down… Hairbands snap as my hair shoots out like superfine arrows, tearing through everything in its path.
Onyeka has a lot of hair – the kind that makes strangers stop in the street. She’s always felt insecure about her vibrant curls, until she makes an important discovery: she can control her hair with her mind!
Her mother quickly whisks her off to the Academy of the Sun, a school in Nigeria where Solari – children with superpowers – are trained. But Onyeka and her new friends at the Academy soon have to put their powers to the test as they find themselves embroiled in a momentous battle between truth and lies…
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