IBBY Turkey Young Adult Novel of The Year 2014
Memet Fuat Publishing Award 2010
In this new book of the special collection “Bridge Books”, author and journalist Karin Karakaşlı tells about the lives of four young people who are trapped by both the exam anxieties and natural ups and downs of being teenagers. Her clean and genuine way of storytelling gives life to these four young people coming from different social and cultural backgrounds. This unforgettable story of four young people, who try to understand and support each other despite all their differences, is a great reading experience for teenagers, families and teachers.
In the midst of a teenage emotional conflict, four young pupil’s ways cross at the home office of two young teachers. The teachers take on four “special” pupils each year to prepare for the university entrance exams and while going over various class subjects, they also search answers for their questions about life. All coming from different cultural backgrounds, the youngsters try to find their way into adult life…