GOING OVER Life in the grim shadow of the Berlin Wall is vividly reflected in Kephart's moving exploration in two voices.Ada, a nearly 16-year-old graffiti artist, lives in poverty in West Berlin, but Stefan, the 18-year-old boy she loves, lives on the other side of the wall in even more difficult conditions. Their only hope for a future together is if he finds a way to escape, but his grandfather perished
Spectacular! Just read this for the first time about a week ago, and it's definitely the first time I've been able to say that a book is my favorite. Has an abrupt ending, but that makes it far better! I suggest this to all YA readers
Review: Going Over Beth Kephart works her wordsmith magic skills again with Going Over. Kephart's signature style is all about the carefully crafted turn of phrases and imagery. Read the rest of my review here
LibraryThing Review Things that I didn't like about this book/ stopped me from reading further than page 50. First, the language. It was too confusing. We aren't from Berlin! We don't understand the words, so they need
Review: Going Over "You have to wait. You have to be absolutely sure. Love is the biggest thing, of course. But there are other considerations." -p. 78 I have never been to Berlin. I have certainly never been to 1983 ...
Review: Going Over OK, let me start by saying I read a lot of YA, but not a lot of literary. And this one definitely bends toward the literary side. It is, however, at its heart a romance, which actually, in the end ...