Butterfly Island – Searle, Rick

<p>Butterfly Island</p>

Title

Butterfly Island

Author

Searle, Rick

Publisher

ABC Books

Published Date

1986

Annotation

Charlie and his children live on and protect Butterfly Island in the Barrier Reef. When a 14-year-old Vietnamese refugee boy becomes entangled in the family business while searching for his parents, who are boat people and presumed lost at sea, trouble starts.

Key Concepts

Conflict, Family, Loss, Refugees

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACHASSK111, ACHASSK112, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK134, ACHASSK135, ACHASSK136, ACHASSK137, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACHASSK186, ACHASSK188, ACHASSK189, ACHASSK190, ACHASSK191, ACHASSK192, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACHGK049, ACHGK052, ACHGK054, ACHGK058