Purple Hibiscus by
Call Number: PR 9387.9 .A34354 P87 2003
Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he is fanatically religious and tyrannical at home. Because of a military coup, Kambili and Jaja are sent to their aunt, where they discover a life beyond the confines of their father's authority. When they return home, family tensions escalate, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together.