Onyeka and the Rise of the Rebels (Hardcover)
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Onyeka and her superpowered friends must race against time to save themselves and the Solari in this breathtaking next installment in the Onyeka middle grade series, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, The Marvellers, and X-Men.
Onyeka and her superhero friends are on the run. Having exposed head teacher Dr. Dòyìnbó’s hidden agenda behind the Academy of the Sun, they’re living as fugitives, laying low as they try to figure out their next move. Despite their best efforts, Onyeka’s parents are still missing, and students at the Academy are still in danger.
But when their safe house is discovered, Onyeka must turn to the only allies they have left: a group of rebels called the rogues. Joining forces, will the groups defeat their shared nemesis, or is there a new danger on the horizon?
About the Author
Tọlá Okogwu is a British-Nigerian author, journalist and hair care educator. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, but raised in London, England, she holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. Having spent several years exploring the world of blogging, hair care and freelance writing, she finally returned to her first love: fiction. She is the author of the Daddy Do My Hair? picture book series, as well as the Aziza’s Secret Fairy Door young fiction series under the pen name Lola Morayo. Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun was her first middle-grade book. Tọlá now lives in Kent with her husband and two daughters. An avid reader and lover of music, she’s also a sucker for melted cheese. Learn more at tolaokogwu.com
* "Okogwu knocks it out of the park with this highly anticipated sequel to Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun (2022). As Onyeka prepares to face Dr. Dòyìnbó, her internal turmoil comes to the surface, adding emotional depth and texture to this thrilling adventure that wraps up with a satisfying ending. Triumphant."
— Kirkus reviews, starred review