Everyone knows stepmothers are bad, wicked and just plain evil. Buerki Puplampu cannot believe that her widowed father is getting remarried when her mother has not even been dead for long! She just knows that Naadu Nartey is wrong for her father. It isn’t even because Naadu is bigger than a hippo or because she laughs like a cow or has hair on her face and chest like a cavewoman. She just knows. Some people call that feeling intuition, some call it superstition, soem even say it’s a gift. Call it what you want but Buerki’s gut feelings have never failed her. She vows to do everything in her power to save her younger brother and herself from the fate she knows is awaiting them. They will not be maltreated or abused by this new woman. She will make sure of it.₵30.00₵30.00Quick View
Book #2 in the 3Siblings series
“Shut up and listen. Did you just hear Mum, inviting Catherine dearest to spend Christmas with us?”
“And?” Joshua asked.
“Earth to Joshua, Catherine cannot come here!” Naomi exclaimed.
“And how do you plan to stop her from coming, short of us moving?”
“That is why I need your help; we have to tell Mum that Catherine cannot come.”
“Naomi, leave me out of your schemes. I’m not interested. I don’t care if Catherine comes or not.”
“What do you mean, Joshua? My problems should be yours too and have you forgotten so soon…”
Who is Catherine? And why does her pending arrival have Naomi in a bellyache?₵15.00₵15.00Quick View
Age Range: 13 – 16 years
Abiodun’s big brother in the city of Ibadan has just bought him a cap with the inscription ‘City Boy’ boldly impressed on it. The inscription becomes an inspiration for Abiodun, a village boy, who goes ahead to pass an entrance examination into a prestigious college in the city of Ibadan and, consequently, wins a scholarship award as the overall best student in Year One, to the pride and admiration of the Olorupo people.₵13.00₵13.00Quick View
Sunny Nwazue is back in this gripping sequel to Nnedi Okorafor’s What Sunny Saw in the Flames.
Sunny has settled into life at the Leopard Society, with friends Orlu, Chichi and Sasha. Her magic powers continue to grow under the tutelage of her mentor Sugar Cream, as Sunny studies her strange Nsidi book and begins to understand her spirit face, Anyanwu. But Sunny cannot escape from her destiny, and she soon finds she must travel to the shadowy town of Osisi. The journey is fraught with danger, taking Sunny through unseen worlds, and awaiting her is a battle to determine humanity’s fate.
Sunny & The Mysteries of Osisi is a compelling tale combining culture, fantasy, history and magic.₵55.00Quick View
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Power-drunk Lion seeks to rule all animals by any means. With the help of tortoise, he disguises himself as Amasango the god of lightning. However this deceit backfires.
Elephant and Lion were rival rulers of Malaka and Maputo Kingdoms, respectively. During a time of intense famine in Malaka, Elephant tricks his followers into believing that he would wage war on Maputo and capture Lion in order to take control of their food reserve and share to the animals in Maputo. Could he succeed?₵12.00Quick View
Book #3 in the 3Siblings series
The 3 Siblings are at it again; Joshua is preparing for his Basic Examination, he’s walking around like he has the whole world on his puny shoulders.
Naomi acts like a jealous wife when her father’s old girlfriend comes to town.
Matthew is having social problems of his own that he has no idea how to solve.
Let’s catch up on our favourite 3 Siblings as they disentangle themselves from their day-to-day challenges with the help of each other and their family.₵15.00₵15.00Quick View
Koku and his friends, Kakra and Panyin, spend a few days with his aunt in Keta and become involved in another dangerous adventure. On a deserted island, they ran into Tutsi, a brave young girl who has run away from her village, to escape an arranged marriage to the priest of a trokosi shrine. Join Koku and his friends as they rescue his aunt and sisters from the poachers and find a way to keep Tutsi from a life of servitude.₵30.00₵30.00Quick View
Age Range: 13 – 16 years
She looked at the new-born baby she had waited so long to have…no-one was going to take this child away from her.
Will the little albino boy and his mother ever be able to lead normal life in the face of the entrenched and heartless prejudice of those around them?
Takadini is a story of astonishing courage. It offers a rare insight into the nature of change in societies and how just a few people – who dare to question – can really make all the difference.₵18.00₵18.00Quick View
2018 CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature FinalistSometimes, all you need to do is to face your fears with an ashen face and unblinking eyes.Not able to contain the tantrums thrown at her due to her ‘unusual’ skin colour, hair texture and height, Asabea’s parents do what they think is best for her — send her to a place where she will fit in. Asabea’s fury and sorrow deepens, not at those who taunt her but with her parents.Too angry to fight anymore, she finds solace in her grandmother and a sea of others who challenge her to defy her fears and see the world through a different lens.₵25.00₵25.00Quick View
The Narrow Path is a story set in southern Ghana. Kofi, the hero of this novel, follows the well-worn path of many young Africans caught between the traditional life and the new world after the end of colonial administration.
It is a story about discipline, mischief and the continuous struggle of the youth between adventure and discipline from his parents. The struggle defines the young protagonist and the interesting narration makes this novel a fine piece of literature.₵30.00Quick View
When Cleopas Onini was born, he had two front teeth and drank a big cup of porridge. At his naming ceremony, his uncle who had lived on top of a tree for 30 years climbed down to witness the occasion. As the family argued about the appropriate name for the baby, eight-day-old Cleopas sat up in his bed and clapped his tiny hands to show his preference for the name his uncle Ofutu announced. Everybody, including the catechist, took to their heels as they witnessed the strange scene. At three months, he could sit up, crawl and talk.₵20.00Quick View
When sixteen-year-old Gloria fails thirteen out of fifteen subjects on her final exams, her future looks bleak indeed. Her family’s resources are meager so the entire family is thrilled when a distant relative, Christine, offers to move Gloria north to Kumasi to look after her toddler son, Sam. In exchange, after two years, Christine will pay for Gloria to go to dressmaking school.
Life in Kumasi is more grand than anything Gloria has ever experienced. She joins a youth band at church — something that allows her to pursue her great love, singing — and Christine has even promised to teach her to read.
But Kumasi is also full of temptations — the owner of a popular clothing shop encourages her to buy clothes on credit, and the smooth-talking Dr. Kusi offers Gloria rides in his red sports car. Eventually Gloria is betrayed by the people around her and is disillusioned by her new life. But in the end she decides who she can trust, and draws her own considerable inner resources to put the bad experiences behind her.₵20.00₵20.00Quick View