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Mythology infuses these middle-grade fantasy stories, the beginnings of exciting new series from acclaimed writers. In Nnedi Okorafor’s acclaimed first novel for middle grade readers, Ikenga, introduces a boy who can access super powers with the help of the magical Ikenga. Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in The Barren Grounds, the beginning of an epic middle grade fantasy series from award-winning author David A. Robertson.
Moderated by folklorist and novelist Kate Ristau.