Purple Hibiscus

Honors

  • Hurston-Wright Legacy Award 2004 (Best Debut Fiction Category)[3]
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2005: Best First Book (Africa) [3]
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2005: Best First Book (overall)[3]
  • Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2004[3]
  • Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2004 [3]
  • Nominated for the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Best Books for Young Adults Award (2004)[3]
  • Shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2004/2005[3]

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