The Scenic Route

The Scenic Route

by Nnedi Okorafor
The Scenic Route

The Scenic Route

by Nnedi Okorafor

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In this spellbinding short story, join Akata Witch’s Sunny and Sasha on an adventure through the unexpected.

During a quick jaunt to the United States, Sunny and Sasha embark on a tour of Chicago that is unlike any other! From the bottom of Lake Michigan to the top of the city’s most famous skyscraper, their wild ride reveals mystical secrets of the city that are only viewable to those in the know.

In The Scenic Route, award-winning writer Nnedi Okorafor weaves an enthralling short story starring the beloved characters from Akata Witch, Akata Warrior, and Akata Woman. Books from the Nsibidi Scripts series have been New York Times bestsellers and hailed by Time magazine as part of their “100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time” and “100 Best YA Books of All Time” lists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593528587
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/28/2021
Series: The Nsibidi Scripts
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: eBook
Pages: 30
Sales rank: 82,449
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of science fiction and fantasy for children and adults. Born in the United States to Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for drawing from African cultures to create captivating stories with unforgettable characters and evocative settings. Nnedi has received the World Fantasy, Nebula, Eisner, and Lodestar Awards and multiple Hugo Awards, amongst others, for her books. Her fans include Neil Gaiman, Rick Riordan, John Green, Diana Wynne Jones, and Ursula K. Le Guin. She holds a PhD in literature and lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her daughter Anyaugo. Learn more at You can also follow her on Twitter (@nnedi) and Instagram (@nnediokorafor).
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