Adaku at the Homowo Festival
Written by: Amy Owusua Asiedu
Illustrated by: Kwabena Poku
Recommended for ages 7-12
Number of pages: 63
Twelve year old Adaku lives in Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Her father is always telling his children stories about their tribe, the Gas. He believes that a person must know his roots.
During the school vacation, Adaku travels to the Greater Accra Region to spend the holidays with her grandparents in a large fishing village near Accra.
She arrives just before the Homowo festival of the Ga people, and is plunged into various strange and interesting activities.
Join Adaku as she learns about the history of her people and the Homowo festival.