Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi.
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2005
IL 5-8, RL 5.6
ISBN 0618340904
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Meet Zahrah.  She is a 'dada' girl who is covered with vine entwined dreadlocks and has the power of Windseeker.  Windseekers can fly.  It is not easy for Zahrah to accept her ability but when her best friend is bitten by a snake, Zahrah goes in search of a cure.  The journey takes her to the Forbidden Greeny Jungle.  What will Zahrah find in the Forbidden Jungle?  Will she be able to overcome the dangers in order to save her friend?
SUBJECTS:     Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
                        Coming of age -- Fiction.
                        Flight -- Fiction.
                        Best friends -- Fiction.
                        Jungles -- Fiction.
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