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Mwikali and the forbidden mask  Cover Image Book Book

Mwikali and the forbidden mask / Shiko Nguru.

Nguru, Shiko, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781913747930
  • ISBN: 191374793X
  • Physical Description: 222 pages ; illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: American edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford, UK : Lantana Publishing Ltd., 2022.
  • Distributor: Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"12-year-old Mwikali is moving to a new school in Nairobi and just wants her life to be normal. But when she meets Soni, Odwar and Xirsi who reveal that she is descended from an ancient bloodline of legendary Kenyan warriors, all hope of a normal life fades. Now, with an array of malign forces massing, Mwikali must delve deep into the past to discover her ancestry, learn to harness her extraordinary powers, and enter a race against time to defeat a village elder who has turned to dark magic in an effort to gain ultimate power..."-- Provided by Amazon.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-3 Amazon.
Grade level 4-7 Amazon.
Lexile measure 730 Amazon.
Subject: Middle school girls > Kenya > Nairobi > Juvenile fiction.
Legends > Kenya > Nairobi > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Kenya > Nairobi > Juvenile fiction.
Nairobi (Kenya) > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy > Juvenile literature.
Middle school girls > Fiction.
Middle schools > FIction.
Schools > Fiction.
Legends > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Identity > Fiction.
Nairobi (Kenya) > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library JF NGURU (Text) 34010154746282 Juvenile Fiction Available -


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