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Purple Hibiscus

Database Resources

Global Issues in Context - To find out everything you need to know about Nigeria and the time period that the novel takes place in.

World History in Context - Try typing "Nigeria" in the search box.

Web Resources

On October 1st 2010, Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation marked 50 years of independence from British Colonial rule. This is a clip from the special anniversary documentary, Nigeria at 50: The Challenge of Leadership. Spirit Creations examines some of the causes of the leadership crisis in Nigeria and takes a closer look at what forces have shaped post-colonial leadership in Nigeria.