Glass Tears – Jolly, Jane

<p>Glass Tears</p>

Title

Glass Tears

Author

Jolly, Jane

Illustrator

Wu, Di

Publisher

Limelight Press

Published Date

2005

Annotation

In this picture book Tian experiences grief through Vietnamese traditions. To ensure her father’s journey into the afterlife is safe, she sends a bouquet of flowers made from glass beads to be placed on her father’s grave on an Australian coastal cliff top.

Key Concepts

Cultural traditions, Family, Loss, Racial identity

Audience

Upper primary

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