Age Range: 9+
Jummy has won a place at the River School, the finest girls boarding school in Nigeria. Nothing can dampen her spirits, 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 feast 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 experiences, this is a joyful, glorious collision of classic boarding school story with vibrant 1990s Nigeria.