Finding Darcy – Lawson, Sue

<p>Finding Darcy</p>

Title

Finding Darcy

Author

Lawson, Sue

Publisher

Black Dog Books

Published Date

2008

Annotation

Darcy is researching the war experience of her great grandfather, who was a prisoner of war on the Japanese ship Montevideo Maru. The family refuses to talk about what happened. Darcy’s best friend is researching her great grandfather who is Japanese. Family secrets and mystery over four generations is finally resolved as the long-lasting impact of war is acknowledged.

Key Concepts

Conflict, Family, History, Racial identity, War

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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