children's book, 128 p.
Nomination Deutsche Jugendliteraturpreis (Germany)
German (Carlsen), Italian (Fabbri)
Novel about 11-year old Elmer, a shy, soccerplaying boy, who meets the outgoing new girl in class: Zosja. She has a warm family, he just has his mother. And his grandfather - who is seriously demented. Zosja and Elmer team up to find a way to make the grandfather talk again.
- In Germany WAS ICH VERGESSEN HABE was made into a play.