Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Kaya-Girl” as Want to Read:
The Kaya-Girl
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Kaya-Girl

3.61  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Paperback
Published 2012 by Techmate Publishers Ltd, Ghana
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 3.61  · 
Rating details
 ·  33 ratings  ·  6 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of The Kaya-Girl
Kate Carrillo
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Its a simple beautiful story perhaps made for young people, yet entretaining for adults.

"I had never appreciated the wonder of knowledge as much as I did, when I rediscover the world through the eyes of someone who had never really know it was out there"

Two girls from different worlds an a story that bring them together to create a everlasting bound.

A story to know for Brunis to get to know more about Ghana and its people.
Akilnathan Logeswaran
Apr 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
A truly Ghanaian "Slumdog Millionaire" story with a young Kayayei and an pupil from an American school meeting at the infamous Makola Market whereafter their lives are never the same again.

A beautiful story, especially for children and teenagers about respect for one another, no matter in which family or social status you are born in. Might even make you cry in an emotional moment.
jc
Feb 02, 2018 rated it liked it
It's easy to forgive the abruptness of the plot and the oversimplification/stereotyping of the characters in Wolo's book, for the simple fact that this book offers readers a glimpse into the nuances and complexities faced by young people living in Ghana. As a teacher in the very same school Abena attends as a "Dada ba," the book held my interest, and I'll recommend it to my students. Alongside the recommendation though, I'll offer a word of caution to avoid over-generalization. It is, after all, ...more
Cabiria Aquarius
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Meeting someone living a different life than you and becoming friends with them is a good way to learn the world. To see good fortune versus bad fortune. Fortunate versus the unfortunate. Abena versus Faiza. It was a beautiful story and really made me think. It was wonderful and I loved reading it and it was amazing the stories the girls told each other and how their lives happened in the time. How they learn to cope. I hung onto every word on every page. Sunk in.

Loved it. Very low memetic mode
...more
Charlene Odei
Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Herbert Jim
rated it it was amazing
Aug 12, 2020
Kwabena
rated it liked it
Apr 09, 2019
Ridhima
rated it liked it
Aug 22, 2015
Evelyn Tweneboah
rated it it was amazing
Jul 08, 2020
Edmund Edusei
rated it liked it
Mar 12, 2020
Foster
rated it really liked it
Feb 27, 2020
Michael Gyasi
rated it it was amazing
Feb 17, 2020
Nana Smile
rated it really liked it
Aug 16, 2019
Daphne-Jane
rated it it was amazing
Jul 10, 2020
Adomako Emmanuedsy
rated it it was ok
Mar 30, 2020
Tuliku Ethelbert
rated it did not like it
May 28, 2020
Ha Na
rated it did not like it
Jul 18, 2019
Nina Chachu
rated it liked it
Apr 09, 2016
Kristin
rated it it was amazing
Jul 28, 2017
Christabel
rated it it was amazing
Jul 03, 2020
Teerna Choudhury
rated it really liked it
Oct 02, 2017
Benja
rated it it was ok
Jul 21, 2015
Eliza Anokye
rated it liked it
Apr 11, 2020
Lois Khumalo
rated it liked it
Apr 04, 2020
Ama Darkoaa
rated it really liked it
Mar 01, 2020
Duke Osei
rated it liked it
Jul 20, 2017
Kanak
rated it it was ok
Aug 23, 2015
Sky Walker
rated it it was amazing
Jun 17, 2020
Dela Gbagbadzi
rated it it was amazing
Apr 11, 2020
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Becoming Abigail
  • Here I Am
  • Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1 (of 6)
  • Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
  • The Superior Spider-Man, Volume 1
  • Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
  • The Legion of Super-Heroes: Life and Death of Ferro Lad
  • Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1
  • Sass & Sorcery (Rat Queens, #1)
  • Venom
  • The Batman Chronicles, Vol. 1
  • Pacific Rim: Tales From Year Zero
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us #1
  • Thor, Volume 1: The Goddess of Thunder
  • Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too
  • Maybe God Is Like That Too
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
  • Saga, Vol. 1
See similar books…

News & Interviews

Whether it’s magic schools, dystopias, paranormal love stories, or contemporary explorations of important real-life issues, young adult books a...
112 likes · 112 comments
No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »