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5 Nigerian Authored Books To Keep Your Children Engaged This Summer

By Chinelo Eze
26 July 2022   |   12:24 pm
This summer, children are at home and some parents may be worried about how to keep their children engaged at home. Here is a suggestion: Why don't we start with more story book readings and less screen time? As children take a break from the demanding activities that school offers, many will be exposed to…

This summer, children are at home and some parents may be worried about how to keep their children engaged at home.

Here is a suggestion: Why don’t we start with more story book readings and less screen time? As children take a break from the demanding activities that school offers, many will be exposed to more screen time this summer, and for some parents, it is the quickest and easiest way to tame the noise explosion that the children are ready to bring around the house.

However, if the goal is to raise a really smart child whose imagination can travel far, it is necessary for parents to promote reading among children and the summer is one place to begin.

Parents must choose beneficial activities for their children during this time. Through a selection of books, your children will not only be entertained but also kept busy with our choice of interesting novels.

Here is a guide to 5 Nigerian authored books to keep your children mute in the background this summer while you get busy with other activities.

Confident and Killing It
Is your child lacking in confidence and carries a slouch around? Do you want your child/ren bursting in confidence before summer comes to an end? In “Confident and Killing It” by Tiwalola Ogunlesi, it offers advice on how to develop into their most outspoken, unstoppable selves. This is just a book that is intended to work; there is no self-aggrandizing or pretentiousness, no phoney scientific jargon, and no worn-out “inspirational” clichés. “Confident and Killing It” can assist you in mastering your thoughts, overcoming fear, and living life to the fullest by providing useful advice and real-life examples from everyday women.

 

Not Too Young To Run
This is a priceless gift that your children will treasure for a very long time. As parents, you frequently ponder what meets children’s requirements in reality. Adventures, toys, or books? “Not Too Young to Run” depicts the realities of what it means for children to have their own government. Children are drawn into the story’s adventurous path of taking charge of their own lives.

Anike Eleko
One of the brightest novels you could possibly own this summer is this one. This tale tells the story of Anike’s life. Anike has a strong commitment to education. Sadly, she didn’t have a golden start in life. She must hawk every day to be enrolled in the school. Anike, however, was fortunate in that she was admitted on a scholarship. The vivid picture book tells the story of Anike’s transition from grass to grace. The suspenseful book will inspire your wards to go for their goals because it is full of intrigue.

Sweet Sixteen
Aliya is the main character in this made-up tale. Aliya never wants to be called a child but rather as a “young adult,” as she is incredibly curious about who she is and why she is the way she is. Interestingly, her father’s gift for her sixteenth birthday provides the most of the unanswered issues.

She receives a summary of the teachings her father has attempted to teach her as she grows older. Children must absolutely read this story. A rare work of fiction that presents essential ideas in a way that is both entertaining for children and well-balanced. It provides answers to a variety of concerns that ordinary children have about developing into adults.

Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun
This thrilling and inspirational middle grade fantasy by Tola Okogwu is about a British Nigerian girl who discovers that her Afro hair has psychokinetic abilities is ideal for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers and combines elements of Black Panther and the X-Men. It is 320 pages long, is your child a fast reader? Let’s find out.