The shadow speaker / Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu.
Author: Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, 2007.
Description: 336 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Adventure and adventurers Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers Fiction.
Sahara Juvenile fiction.
Africa Juvenile fiction.
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Summary: In West Africa in 2070, after fifteen-year-old "shadow speaker" Ejii witnesses her father's beheading, she embarks on a dangerous journey across the Sahara to find Jaa, her father's killer, and upon finding her, she also discovers a greater purpose to her life and to the mystical powers she possesses.