One of my favourite graphic novels, about a girl in the Ivory Coast and the events that revolve around her life. (Aya)
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Côte d'Ivoire, 1978. Aya, dix-neuf ans, vit à Yopougon, un quartier populaire d'Abidjan. Ça sent le début des vacances mais très vite les choses vont commencer à se gâter. 6 tomes sont disponibles au CDI
Aya de Yopougon: Book Cover for the first in the graphic novel series by Marguerite Abouet and illustrated by her husband, Clement Oubrerie. It is set in Ivory Coast, West Africa.
Life on the Ivory Coast in the late 1970s is seen through the experiences of young adult Aya and her friends. The interaction of family, social status, and gender relations is intricately tied in the middle-class African community in which Aya and her friends inhabit. The graphic novel also includes a glossary at the end to help with understanding some terms and concepts in the story.
Author: Margaret Abouet
Grade Level: High school
Type: Graphic novel
Description: 19-year old Aya in Cote d’Ivoire is smart, focused with her eye on medical school. Her party animal girlfriends think she is too serious. Will they pull her off the path she is
GRAPHIC NOVEL PICK! Aya / Marguerite Abouet ~ Ivory Coast, 1978. Family and friends gather at Aya's house every evening to watch the country's first television ad campaign promoting the fortifying effects of Solibra, "the strong man's beer." It's a golden time, and the nation, too--an oasis of affluence and stability in West Africa--seems fueled by something wondrous.
Côte d'Ivoire, 1978. Aya, dix-neuf ans, vit à Yopougon, un quartier populaire d'Abidjan. Une BD en 6 tomes. http://0752195d.esidoc.fr/id_0752195d_36503.html
Aya de Yopougon par Marguerite Abouet et Clément Oubrerie. La vie quotidienne de trois jeunes filles d'un quartier populaire d'Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire : Aya, toujours sérieuse, et ses deux copines Adjoua et Bintou.
Aya, it is a Graphic novel. About an Africa (Ivory Coast) that outsiders wouldn't imagine.