A True Person – Marin, Gabiann

<p>A True Person</p>

Title

A True Person

Author

Marin, Gabiann

Illustrator

Grantford, Jacqui

Publisher

New Frontier Publishing

Published Date

2007

Annotation

Zallah and her mother escaped their war torn country, hoping for freedom in Australia, but find themselves in a refugee detention centre. Zallah and her mother are released due to the push by the Australian community to free children from detention, but others are left behind in this moving tale. 

Key Concepts

Hope, Refugees, Detention centres, Resilience

Audience

Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141