Talking with Authors: Ibi Zoboi, Okoye to the People
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: New June 2022! 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. Ibi Zoboi is in conversation with Karama Horne Podcast Host/Creator of

Type of Video: Interview*
Unique Video ID: Literature-227**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Women have been warriors throughout history. Have students research several of these groups or individuals and prepare a presentation on the topic.


*Interviews feature extended conversation exploring fascinating topics with fascinating people in the area of study.

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