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Okoye to the People: A Black Panther Novel

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Okoye to the People: A Black Panther Novel

By  Ibi Zoboi , Illustrated By  Noa Denmon
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Ibi Zoboi, a National Book Award Finalist and New York Times best-selling author, joins Marvel Universe storytelling with this heartfelt novel that takes Okoye to America for the very first time.

Okoye is a new recruit for T'Chaka's royal guard: the Dora Milaje. Known for their loyalty and warrior abilities, the Dora are respected and revered in Okoye's home country of Wakanda. But when Okoye is sent on her very first mission—to America—she'll learn that her status as a Dora means nothing to New Yorkers and her expectations for the world outside of her own quickly fall apart. Chosen to accompany King T'Chaka on a humanitarian mission, Okoye finds herself trying to help teens dealing with addiction and gentrification in a forgotten neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Caught between duty to her country and listening to her own heart, Okoye must find her own way and determine the type of Dora Milaje—and woman—she wants to be.

Complete your Marvel collection with these best-selling fan-favorite novels:

  • Black Panther: The Young Prince (Book 1)by Ronald L. Smith
  • Black Panther: Spellbound (Book 2) by Ronald L. Smith
  • Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee
  • Gamora and Nebula: Sisters in Arms by Mackenzi Lee
  • Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds
  • Unstoppable Wasp by Sam Maggs
  • Black Widow: Red Vengeance by Margaret Stohl
  • Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
  • Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster by Liza Palmer

Ibi Zoboi was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and holds an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her YA novel American Street was a National Book Award finalist and and her debut middle grade novel, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, was a New York Times bestseller. She is the author of Pride, a contemporary YA remix of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and editor of the anthology, Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America. Her most recent bestseller, Punching the Air, is a YA novel-in-verse, co-authored by prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five. Raised in New York City, Ibi now lives in New Jersey with her husband and their three children. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @ibizoboi or visit her website at http://ibizoboi.net.

ISBN: 9781368046978

ISBN-10: 9781368046978

Publisher: Marvel Press

Publication Date: 03/01/2022 - 12:00am

On Sale: 03/01/2022 - 12:00am

Pages: 272

Language: English

Categories

Young Adult Fiction / Superheroes

Young Adult Fiction / People & Places / Africa

Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / New Experience

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