Boy Overboard – Gleitzman, Morris

<p>Boy Overboard</p>

Title

Boy Overboard

Author

Gleitzman, Morris

Publisher

Penguin

Published Date

2002

Annotation

Gleitzman touches the reader through a blend of humour and realism as Jamal and his family flee the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, hopeful that the Australian government will be supportive to refugees. Readers feel part of an incredible journey from war torn Afghanistan for these two soccer-loving siblings Bibi and Jamal.

Key Concepts

Family, Hope, Racism, Refugees, Resilience, War

Audience

Primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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