The Girl with the Magic Hands

G - Self-directed Chapter Books


Written by Nnedi Okorafor
Published by Worldreader

Here we meet Chidera, a young Nigerian girl who is described as having the saddest face you can imagine. She is poor, her father wishes she were a boy. Chidera is at an all-time low when a chance encounter with a group of mysterious women and the arrival of a magical pen leads to life-changing realizations.