Hoopvol | Children's Fiction
Derick van der Walt
Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature 2011 - Silver Award
Sixteen-year-old Ben de Koker goes in search of his father, whom he never knew, after his mother and sister die in a fire in their home in Mayfair, Johannesburg.
Parallel to this is the story of Natalie, an orphan, in the Karoo-town Hoopvol.