Eg er V-vida
I am V-Vida is a warm and touching novel about finding your own voice, about first love, and about true friendship
Thirteen-year-old Vida stutters, a-a-a lot. And as if that wasn’t enough, her best friend has just moved away, and Vida has to start ninth grade without her. Mom, as usual, doesn’t understand anything and thinks Vida can easily make new friends. But how is Vida supposed to do that when she can’t even say her own name?
One day, Viktor starts in Vida’s class. Viktor has cerebral palsy and limps on one foot, but he is included right away. What is it that Viktor does that Vida can’t? And is there something she can do to leave behind stuttering, awkward Vida once and for all?
I am V-Vida is a warm and touching novel about finding your own voice, about first love, and about true friendship.
Tone E. Solheim (b. 1989) made her debut with the young adult novel Svarttrasta syng om natta in 2021. For this, she received the Nynorsk Children’s Literature Prize and was nominated for the Uprisen. The translation rights to the novel has been sold to Denmark. I am V-Vida is her second novel. Solheim is from Jølster and lives in Bergen.
Eg er V-Vida
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