Skilpoppe | Young Adult Fiction
Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature: gold (1998)
M.E.R. Prize (1999)
This sensitive novel, written by a popular award-winning author deals with themes of drug abuse and homosexuality. It is a story that will make drama, theatre, and especially Shakespeare, come alive for youth readers.
It is a dream come true for Anna when she is chosen to play the role of Juliet in her school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. However, during this time, she learns that people, including herself, have so many hidden versions of themselves under the surface. Just like Russian dolls; the skilpoppe of the title.
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