Learning to Scream

Author(s): Beate Teresa Hanika

General Books

Malvina is thirteen years old. She and her best friend, Lizzy, have taken over an abandoned villa, raised a pirate flag and waged war on the boys from the local estate. This is Malvina's story about last summer, but she has another story that's intertwined, a story she's ashamed of. She can't quite tell it yet, not to anyone, not even to Lizzy.


Product Information

This empowering book about a young girl learning how to get out of an abusive situation became the most talked-about teenage book in Germany last year.

Beate Teresa Hanika was born 1976 in Regensburg and is a photographer. From 1997 she worked for several years as a model in various European towns. She has been writing stories and poems since she was seventeen. She lives with her family in a small town near Regensburg. Her first novel Rotkaeppchen muss weinen won several awards including the Oldenburger Picture Book and Novel Prize 2007 and the Bavarian State Young Author Prize 2009.

General Fields

  • : 9781849390606
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : 0.149
  • : November 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Beate Teresa Hanika
  • : Paperback
  • : 833.92
  • : 144