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The kaya girl

Call Number



First edition.

Publication Information

New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.

Physical Description

325 pages : map ; 19 cm


Ages 8-12. Little, Brown and Company.


"When Faiza, a Muslim migrant girl from northern Ghana, and Abena, a wealthy doctor's daughter from the south, meet by chance in Accra's largest market, where Faiza works as a porter or kaya girl, they strike up an unlikely and powerful friendship that transcends their social inequities and opens up new worlds to them both."--


"Adapted from The Kaya-Girl, originally published in Ghana in 2012 by Techmate Publishers Ltd and in 2018 by Nsona Books."--Title page verso.

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