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Jummy at the River School
Jummy at the River School | Sabine Adeyinka
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Jummy has won a place at Unity Hall, the finest girls' boarding school in Nigeria. Nothing can dampen her spirits, not even when she learns that her best friend Caro won't be joining her. By the Shine-Shine River, school is everything Jummy dreamt of, with friendly new girls, midnight feasts and sporting prizes - but when Caro suddenly arrives at the school to work, not to learn, Jummy must bring all her friends together to help. From a fantastic new talent in middle-grade contemporary fiction, Sabine Adeyinka, based on her own experience of attending boarding school in Nigeria A joyful, glorious collision of classic boarding-school story with vibrant 1990s Nigeria Irrepressible Jummy investigates an intriguing mystery as her best friend from home turns up at the school
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Jummy at the River School | Sabine Adeyinka
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This is a really sweet little story about an eleven-year-old who wins a place at an elite Nigerian boarding school. Jummy is sad that her less fortunate best friend, Caro, won‘t be attending with her and is surprised when she DOES show up at the school … but as a maid.

The author based this novel on her own experiences at a similar boarding school in 1990s Nigeria.

TrishB Lovely pic ❤️ 2mo
Tamra Awesome cover art! 2mo
Cathythoughts Yes, lovely cover 👌🏻 2mo
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LeahBergen @TrishB @Tamra @Cathythoughts It‘s great, isn‘t it? I was thinking that it should really pull in some young readers. 🤞 2mo
rubyslippersreads ❤️ those boarding school stories! 2mo
Centique Your pencils MATCH! I‘m so impressed 😍 2mo
LeahBergen @rubyslippersreads I think you‘ll like this one! 2mo
LeahBergen @Centique 😆😆 2mo
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