You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. This is a heartfelt and hopeful story about friendship that deals in a very gentle way with several serious issues that affect many young people nowadays. The song was also played for Clinton's appearances at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 conventions. This novel tackles poignant issues bravely and beautifully. When Siobhan offered the opportunity to book lovers to receive a copy of Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow to read and review, I couldn’t resist putting my hand up. Home » Jazzy Reviews: Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow. The storyline is completely relevant to the world we live in today and exceptionally realistic too. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The town of Lewes (near Brighton in the UK) is the setting and provides a gentle backdrop for each of the characters to realise their own strengths, to grow and to follow their dreams. Toppsta.com is the UK's largest children's book review community with over 65,000 reviews. Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at. This is a thoughtful and utterly beautiful story of friendship that is literally begging for a sequel (or even better, a prequel). It is a book not to be missed. She was unable to look after herself so certainly was neglecting Stevie’s needs. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. When Stevie's mum's disability benefits are cut, Stevie and her mother are plunged into a life of poverty. When things get too much (which happens all too frequently these days), Stevie escapes into a brilliant vinyl record collection and a book "Stevie's Little Book of Big Song Wisdom", both left to her by her Dad. Hafiz is a football-loving refugee from Syria. Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow by Siobhan Curham. Format: Paperback. Then he meets Stevie...As Stevie and Hafiz's friendship grows, they encourage each other to believe in themselves and follow their dreams. She was unable to look after herself so certainly was neglecting Stevie’s needs. A beautiful, heartfelt YA novel told from the perspectives of Stevie and Hafiz, two teens who find out that their lives are a story waiting to happen. This item can be requested from the shops shown below. Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow centres around Stevie and Hafiz. I loved this book so much! Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow centres around Stevie and Hafiz. Points to the author for the song references throughout, and Stevie's Little Book of Big Song Wisdom that contains so many classics to get you through life. Stevie does a paper round to try and raise some more funds. Hafiz has been traveling for 2 years, having left his family behind in Syria to re. I honestly thought she would tell me to jog on, so I couldn’t believe my luck when she said yes. His parents are still in Syria. Fourteen-year-old Stevie lives in Lewes with her beloved vinyl collection, her mum ... and her mum's depression. Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow by Siobhan Curham Fourteen-year-old Stevie lives in Lewes with her beloved vinyl collection, her mum … and her mum’s depression. Check out the latest activities in our KidsZone. Stevie has a passion for her dad’s music and that is what gets her by in tough times. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Stevie’s mother is suffering with depression, spending most of her time asleep and relying on her daughter for everything. In fact, when it is obvious that Hafiz is in line for the perfect goal, David ignores him and tries to shoot, himself. The issues in this book are so topical now and all too real, and Siobham and revealed the harsh realities in a sympathetic and warm book that keeps you routing for the main characters from the first time they meet. This is a story everyone needs to read, and I will finish off with my favourite quote from it: “My story is not going to be a tragedy.”' Glasgow Herald. She is named after one of the women in the band. Therefore, I recommend ‘Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow’ to kids aged 12+. Stevie is a bit of an outsider at school. It was a treat. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Built by Virtusales Ltd. Unable to add item to List. An uplifting story of friendship, unity and hope that highlights the important and topical issues surrounding young carers and young refugees. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability. This lovely book deals with some dark stuff - poverty, bereavement, the refugee experience, mental illness, bullying. Hafiz's parents gave their life savings to buy Hafiz a safe passage to Europe; his journey has been anything but easy. It is one of those books that you can perfectly visualise all the characters … I think it would be a good book for people just starting high school to promote acceptance of asylum seekers and those people struggling with money as it shows 2 families stories through teenage eyes. It isn't a book I would usually read, but I more or less enjoyed it, but I wouldn't say it was one of my favourites. 1378601. Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. She tells herself that she isn’t bothered and that she doesn’t want nor need a friend as she doesn’t want to let anyone into... To see what your friends thought of this book. Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App? Book Review: Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow by Siobhan Curham A few weeks ago I shared a very special post to celebrate Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow by Siobhan Curham . Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow is one of those books that when you get to the final word you sit there going over what you have just read. To create our... Fourteen-year-old Stevie lives in Lewes with her beloved vinyl collection, her mum ... and her mum's depression. Then she meets Hafiz, a talented footballer and a Syrian refugee. Thanks for subscribing! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 August 2018. Difficult topics are being dealt with in an understandable and interesting manner. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Her father died a few years prior and her mother became incredibly depressed. A very good YA novel that has a number of serious and difficult issues at its heart. *kind of spoilers*, I was excited to hear that a new book was on its way from Siobhan Curham, as I had enjoyed her previous novels, The Moonlight Dreamers and its sequel Tell It To The Moon when I read them last year. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. I developed empathy for both of the main characters. Then he meets Stevie... As Stevie and Hafiz's friendship grows, they encourage each other to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.