All the sweet sixteen – jamb novel facts that are important for all jamb candidates. You will see all the things you should know about it.
Sweet sixteen is a 53 page novel accredited by jamb to be used by its candidates. It was used in jamb 2019 exam and is likely to used in jamb 2020/2021.
This novel was first published by TND Press Limited in 2017.The special edition was published by Masobe Books in 2018.
About The Author Of Sweet Sixteen
The jamb novel was written by Bolaji Abdullahi, an ex-commisioner of education in kwara state. The author is the minister of youth development and sports in Nigeria. He is also a former editor at This day newspapers.
He has written extensively over the years on politics, policy and development. Sweet sixteen is his first book.
Division of the book
The 2020 novel for jamb is a work of fiction. It is categoralized into seven chapters. These chapters are :
- The letter : The beginning of Aliya’s story and her family.
- The drive : How Aliya and her father drives around the town. What they discussed.
- Work : Aliya is back home from the school hostel.
- Gandhi test : Mr Bello taught her Mahatma Gandhi test.
- Dating : She ask her Dad some questions about dating.
- Stereotype : Her Dad explained what a stereotype meant to her.
- Beauty : She discovered that beauty is nothing, but character is needed.
Quick summary of sweet sixteen
She has to constantly remind her father that she is not a child but a young adult. He does not always agree with her.
But now that she is turning sixteen, he is sitting up and taking notice. The expected birthday card from him is replaced by a present and lettter – a page for each year she has lived.
It chronicles the lessons and the wisdom he has attempted to pass to her. It unburdens the burning questions she has about life.
Aliya questions who she is and why she is; with her father as a guide.
An engaging coming of age guide on life and loving for the teenage girl.
Conclusion on jamb 2020/2021 novel
Those are the main facts that you should know about jamb novel (sweet sixteen).
It is an indispensable guide for young adults, finding their way through the world.
Bolaji Abdullahi book attests to his commitment to tell well being and development of nigeria’s youth.
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