Because the climate begins to chill and leaves litter the bottom, all we wish to do is pour a heat drink, seize a blanket, and curl up with an excellent ebook. And within the fall, we regularly discover ourselves reaching for novels—fictional tales that remind us of what’s true.
This month, the Alternative Ebook Membership is studying Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Purple Hibiscus tells the story of teenage siblings in Nigeria—youngsters who’ve a seemingly fantastic life however whose secrets and techniques are tearing them aside. The New Yorker described Adichie as “some of the important and authentic novelists of her technology,” and The Washington Put up Ebook World referred to as Purple Hibiscus “breathtaking.”
Alternative Worldwide is acquainted with the challenges younger folks in Nigeria face. Maybe most urgent, there are extra youngsters presently out of faculty on this West African nation than anyplace else on the earth. In 2019, Alternative launched EduFinance packages in Nigeria to assist faculties enhance their infrastructure, dad and mom preserve their youngsters in lecture rooms, and academics enhance the standard of training they provide. We’re decided to make training in Nigeria, and around the globe, each accessible and high-quality for all youngsters.
So throw on that sweatshirt, seize a duplicate of Purple Hibiscus, and be part of us in studying this story of the turmoil of adolescence and the promise of freedom.
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