Boy Overboard: The Play
Cornelius, Patricia, adaptor of novel by Gleitzman, Morris
The play adaptation reveals the human side of the 'asylum seekers' issue by following Jamal and Bibi who travel from Afghanistan to Australia, determined to lead Australia to soccer glory in the next World Cup. First they must face challenges such as landmines, pirates and more. Based on real life events, the play shows young people facing and overcoming war in their search for a safe haven.
Asylum seekers, Hope, Refugees, Resilience
Upper primary, Secondary
English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1803, ACELT1807, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141, ACHGK049, ACHGK052, ACHGK054, ACHGK058