Comprehensive Summary of Sweet Sixteen for JAMB 2019 English

If you want a Chapter By Chapter summary of Sweet Sixteen the JAMB 2019 English Novel, this post will provide a comprehensive summary of Sweet Sixteen a book by Bolaji Abdullahi for JAMB 2019 candidates. This will help prepare JAMB 2019 candidates for the JAMB English CBT.

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Sweet Sixteen Review

The JAMB 2019 Recommended Novel Sweet Sixteen is about a girl called Aliya, who is usually referred to as “My First Lady” by her father. Aliya is the protagonist of the novel and constantly reminding her father that she is no longer a child but ‘a young adult’, but her father does not always agree with her.

The JAMB Edition of Sweet Sixteen contains 7 Chapters and 53 pages. Sweet Sixteen (Coming of Age) and was written by Bolaji Abdullahi and published on February 1st, 2017.

The fictional novel Sweet Sixteen(Coming of Age) by Bolaji Abdullahi is divided into Seven section; The Letter, The Drive, Work, The Gandhi Test, Dating, Stereotype and Beauty.








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Chapter 1 Summary


Chapter 2 Summary


Chapter 3



Chapter 4


Chapter 5


Chapter 6


Chapter 7


The main character in Sweet Sixteen is Aliya, a 16 year old girl with a curious, fascinating and inquisitive mind.

Aliya 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 no holds barred letter – a page for each year she has lived. It chronicles the lessons he has tried to teach her and the wisdom he has attempted to pass to her.It unburdens the burning questions she has about life and sometimes show through the cluelessness of parental units.

Aliya questions who she is and why she is; with her father as a guide on this journey of discovery. An engaging coming of age guide on life and loving for the teenage girl.


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